Direct Support Professional - James L. Maher Center

Middletown, RI 02842

Posted: 04/20/2020 Industry: Healthcare Services/Human Services Job Number: 1872

Job Description

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: Evening, Overnight, Full Time, Part Time

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

For more information and a full job description, please visit Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future website at  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. 

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.

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