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Direct Support Professional (DSP)

Company: Benchmark Human Services
Location: St. Louis, MO
Category: Supported Living
Wage: $20.00
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 St. Louis office is seeking qualified and devoted leaders to serve as a Direct Support Professional in our supported living homes. Successful applicants will attend paid training to obtain required certifications. No experience necessary, learn on-the-job.

Since 1960, Benchmark has been empowering marginalized populations to see their potential.  We are committed to realizing the full potential of EVERYONE – those we serve, our partners and vendors, and our employees, who bring our mission to life each day. We actively strive to be a workplace that honors the unique experiences of our employees. Benchmark believes we are stronger, better, more effective in our pursuits when we are diverse; when we are equitable; and when we create space for everyone to be their authentic selves.

Click here to see what it’s like to work at Benchmark: Benchmark Human Services Strength & Heart Video

Schedule 8 hour shifts (part-time or full-time):

  • Must be available to work weekends
  • High Behavior Men’s Home Openings
  • Women’s Home Openings

Benefits:

  • Health, vision, and dental insurance
  • PTO and Sick Time
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Employee discounts with various vendors
  • Flexible hours (part-time, full-time, weekends)

Responsibilities Include:

  • Protect and honor the rights of people with disabilities
  • Ensuring a supportive and clean home for people served
  • Develop a Positive rapport while serving as a role model to create a safe and encouraging environment
  • Teach life skills to individuals served that increase independence
  • Document data displaying success of client goals and progression
  • Direct and encourage the participation in beneficial community activities
  • Work independent or with co-workers to enhance the growth of individuals served
  • Participate in on-going professional training

General Qualifications:

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

Contact Information
Apply online at Benchmarkhs.com/Careers and select Missouri | Call or Text: 314-412-5828

EEO and Affirmative Action Employer, Veterans, Women and Individuals with Disabilities encouraged to apply

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