Industry: Health & Human Services
Job Number: 1491
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
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.
- 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
- 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.