Direct Support Professional - James L. Maher Center

Middletown, RI 02842

Posted: 09/03/2019 Industry: Health & Human Services Job Number: 1872

Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future is recruiting candidates for James L. Maher Center.  Please read more about Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future at the end of this job description. 

COMPANY NAME:  James L. Maher Center
JOB TITLE:   Direct Support Professional
LOCATION: Middletown, RI
HOURS:  Full Time or Part Time, Days or Evenings

This position is offering a $250.00 sign on bonus, $250 referral bonus as well as a weekend shift differential!  The James L. Maher Center  has a  competitive benefits package available for full-time employees.
 

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide direct support to individuals with developmental disabilities fostering independence through active participation
  • Provide services to persons with developmental disabilities within the context of an environment that is free from any type of abuse, neglect, mistreatment or any other human rights violation
  • Must work closely with the Residential Nurse to support clients with medication administration and other related duties where applicable while fostering an atmosphere and environment of healthy physical-living
  • Ability to lift, bend and transfer when necessary when supporting clients
  • Provide personal care/hygiene support when necessary
  • Possible use of own vehicle, providing transportation for activities and appointments
  • Complete other duties and projects as assigned.

Successful candidates will have:
  • Applicant must pass a National Criminal Background check
  • Valid Driver' s License
  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Flexibility & Dependability
  • Ability to work in a team oriented setting
  • Good oral and written communication skills and competencies


HOW TO APPLY
For more information and a full job description, please visit Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future website at www.skillsforri.com/jobs.  Applicants interested in this position will be screened by Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future and James L. Maher Center will make the final hiring decisions. 


WHY APPLY THROUGH SKILLS FOR RHODE ISLAND’ S FUTURE
Our mission is focused on supporting unemployed and underemployed job seekers. Our goal is to get you back to work.  Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future’ s team will guide  and provide you with support  throughout the hiring process.
Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future has agreements with employers to recruit talent like you, making us a resource to get the unemployed and underemployed job seeker back to work.

Jennifer De Leon

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