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Direct Support Professional (Fort Wayne, IN) – Supported Living

Location: Fort Wayne, IN
Wage: Up To $11.50
Sign-On Bonus:
Category: Supported Living
Description:

Provide support and assistance to individuals served who have developmental disabilities. Assist individuals served in expanding their opportunities to participate in community life as they choose. Assist individuals in learning and maintaining skills, having new life experiences and respond to behaviors utilizing positive behavior supports. Provide training to individuals served in all identified areas and function as part of the interdisciplinary team. Must be willing to flex schedule according to the needs of the individuals served

Responsibilities Include:
• Protect and honor the rights of people with disabilities
• Ensuring a safe and clean home for people served
• Develop a positive rapport while serving as a role model to create a safe and caring environment
• Teach skills to individuals served that increase independence such as eating, cooking and bathing
• Document data displaying the individual served goals and progression
• Assist in finding and participating in meaningful community activities
• Work independent or with co-workers to enhance the growth of individuals served
• Participate in on-going professional training

Benefits:
• Competitive wages based on experience
• Health and dental insurance
• 401k plan with company match
• Tuition reimbursement
• Paid Time Off and Sick Time Pay
• Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
• Various shifts and locations
• Advancement opportunities

General Qualifications:
• Reliable transportation
• Valid auto insurance and driver’s license
• High school diploma or GED

Benchmark Human Services is an EOE/AAP Employer. Veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Interested candidates can apply online at www.BenchmarkHS.com/Careers

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