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

Company: Benchmark Human Services
Location: Helena, MT
Category: Supported Living
Wage: Up To $11.50
Sign-On Bonus: n/a

Description:

Join Benchmark Human Services and positively impact the lives of other people who are just like you! Benchmark is a national leader in providing programs to individuals with disabilities and mental illness. The Helena office is seeking qualified and caring people to work as a Direct Support Professional. Successful applicants will attend paid training to obtain required certifications. Full-time and Part time positions available.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Prior experience working with individuals with verbal and physical aggression
  • Work in a cohesive team environment to enhance the growth of individuals served
  • 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 to growth of individual 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
  • Sign-on bonus (some areas)

General Qualifications:

  • Reliable transportation
  • Understand the importance of behavioral training and the seriousness of using these skills when needed.
  • Valid auto insurance and driver’s license

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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