Direct Support Professional - James L. Maher Center

Middletown, RI 02842

Posted: 09/16/2021 Industry: Healthcare Services/Human Services Job Number: 2713

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

JOB TITLE: Direct Support Professional 

LOCATION: Multiple Locations

HOURS: All Shifts; Full Time & Part Time

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct support to individuals with developmental disabilities fostering independence through active participation 
  • Provide services to individuals 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 
  • Works  closely with Residential Nurse to support clients with medication administration and other related duties where applicable 
  • 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 
  • Ability to work in a team oriented setting
  • Good Oral and written communication skills and competencies 

Successful candidates will have:

  • Candidates must be 18 years of Age or Older 
  • Must pass a National Criminal Background check 
  • No Experience required; willingness and desire to work in the field 
  • Clear OIG 
  • Valid Drivers License 
  • High School Diploma or GED Required 
  • Requires ability to lift, bend and transfer - if/when necessary - when supporting clients 

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.

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