Direct Support Professional - Perspectives Corporation

Westerly, RI 02804

Posted: 08/01/2018 Industry: Health & Human Services Job Number: 1026

Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future is recruiting candidates for Perspectives Corporation.  Please read more about Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future at the end of this job description. 

Perspective Corporation is hiring for Direct Support Professionals for their Adult Services and Independent Living Programs.

COMPANY NAME:  Perspectives Corporation 

JOB TITLE:  Direct Support Professionals

LOCATION(S):   Westerly and surrounding areas

HOURS:  Full Time & Part Time Positions Available

SALARY: $11.45

Direct Support Professionals working in Adult day Services Programs focus on engaging participants in various social settings, promoting healthy living and leisure activities, employment development, life-long learning and self-determination. Most participants utilizing Adult Day Services live in a residential setting, Shared Living Arrangement (SLA) or with family members.

Direct Support Professionals working in Independent Living Programs primarily focus on assisting participants with managing their healthcare (i.e. medical appointments, Medicaid), financial skills (i.e. Social Security benefits, budgeting), and household management . Direct Support Professionals working in Independent Living Programs provide home-based and community-based services to participants who live in their own home.

Key Responsibilities: 
  • Assist clients with daily tasks (i.e. healthcare, financial management, and household management)
  • Provide home-based and community-based services
  • Provide transportation
  • Participate in client socialization
  • Promote healthy living and eating
  • Assist clients with locating employment and developing skills

Requirements: 
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Access to an insured vehicle
  • Favorable Criminal Background Check
  • Desire to work in human services
  • Have a helping nature and patience working with others

HOW TO APPLY   

Applicants interested in this position will be screened by Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future and Perspectives Corporation 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.

Evelyn Miller

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