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Sparks- Direct Support Staff
- 30-Sep-2019 to 31-Oct-2019 (MST)
- Sparks, NV, USA
- 10.50- 11.50
- Variable Hour Employee
Direct Support Professional (DSP)
Chrysalis of Reno, NV is seeking to hire a full-time Direct Support Professional (DSP) / In-Home Caregiver. Would you like to support individuals with developmental disabilities to lead self-directed, meaningful lives? Are you looking for a full-time or part-time job with day shifts, swing shifts, and graveyard shifts available that can work with your schedule? Are you considering a human services career where you can really make a difference? If so, please read on!
This entry-level swing shift or graveyard position starts at a competitive wage of $10.50-$11.50/hr, depending on experience. In addition, we offer our full-time employees excellent benefits including health insurance as well as flexibility and a rewarding experience. If this sounds like the right entry-level opportunity in human services for you, apply today!
As we provide services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, we are people caring for and about people--a team of over one thousand employees devoted to serving others. We are transcenders who triumph over the negative and constantly push beyond the limits. We love our work because we make a difference every day. We have a cause. It is noble, and our time and efforts change lives. It is not easy, but it is worth it.
We are always looking for caring people who share our values of safety, respect, mentoring, accountability, and, of course, fun to join our team and get paid to make a difference! We support our team members and work really hard to recognize their contributions. We also offer a very competitive benefits package to our full-time employees along with special online training to help them understand how to get the most out of it.
A DAY IN THE LIFE AS A DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (DSP) / IN-HOME CAREGIVER
As an entry-level Direct Support Professional (DSP) / In-Home Caregiver, you support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live their best lives as independently as possible. You provide this support and guidance in their homes or at programs they attend during the day. As you walk side-by-side with your participants, you always model appropriate social skills and behaviors. Your support is needed in many areas of daily living including medication administration, bathing, hygiene, basic first aid, shopping, meal preparation, transportation, budgeting, housekeeping, and home maintenance.
Using effective teaching and mentoring techniques, you also work with participants to learn new skills and achieve goals. You provide life skills training in areas such as employment, money management, and relationship-building. You also assist them with gaining employment and finding recreational activities that they enjoy. You are conscientious about reporting any concerns about their health and safety and keeping documentation accurate and up-to-date. You are energized by the dynamic team of people you work with and find the work of supporting people with developmental disabilities to live amazing lives according to their own needs and desires extremely rewarding!
QUALIFICATIONS FOR AN ENTRY-LEVEL DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (DSP) / IN-HOME CAREGIVER
- Current driver's license and good motor vehicle record
- Heart for people with developmental disabilities
- No experience necessary!
Experience working with people with developmental disabilities is a plus, but we're willing to train you. Are you punctual and reliable? Can you keep track of multiple tasks and prioritize effectively? Are you conscientious about following policies and procedures and discreet with confidential information? Are you calm and patient? If so, you may be perfect for this entry-level Direct Support Professional (DSP) / In-Home Caregiver position!
FULL-TIME OR PART-TIME SWING SHIFT OR GRAVEYARD WORK SCHEDULE
We have various full-time and part-time shifts available including a swing shift from 3:00 pm to midnight, a graveyard shift from midnight to 8:00 am, and a part-time swing shift from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm.
READY TO JOIN OUR SWING SHIFT OR GRAVEYARD TEAM?
If you feel that you would be right for this job as a Direct Support Professional (DSP) / In-Home Caregiver in the human services field, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!