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Direct Support Professional - $19 An Hour

Company: Sample Supports LLC
Location: Longmont
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Rewarding work in a fun and fast paced environment! Sample Supports is looking for energetic individuals who are interested in being part of meaningful work assisting adults with disabilities. This role supports individuals with varied needs in developing skills as they engage in meaningful community-based services, volunteer work, and creative programming.Benefits:Medical insurance including vision and dentalFlexible spending and dependent care accounts (with $250 annual employer contribution)Accident and short-term disability insurance100% employer-paid life and voluntary term life insurancePet insuranceFree clinical supervision for qualified licensesPaid professional development including continuing education credits401k with up to 4% matchDream Project Participation agency sponsored funding/support for personal and professional goalsFlexible paid time offMileage reimbursementPaid parental leaveResponsibilities:Support people as they engage in meaningful community-based services and creative programmingDevelop soft skills in adults with disabilities, including teamwork, social skills, decision making, problem-solving, self-management and adaptabilityPromote independence while adding creative structures to the daily lives of individuals through Community Based ProgrammingProvide quality attention and supervision to each individual within small groupsQualifications:Must have reliable transportation, a valid driver's license, and a willingness to transport clients in your vehicleIn order to provide transportation, the candidate must be 18 years of age or older.Similar roles with transferable experience are paraprofessional, social worker, caregiver, CNA, teachers, counselor, childcare providerAble to perform the physical demands of the position may include but are not limited to:Physically intervening with clients that pose a safety threat to themselves or others utilizing NVCI-approved techniques,Working with unpredictable and aggressive clients and may be expected to be alone with them in the community or in their homes, andMaintaining calm and professionally intervening with clients during escalated/crisis moments.Due to the nature of the work performed at Sample Supports, and that this position works with an at risk population, we do require a criminal background check be completed.Training:Sample Supports offers intensive, paid training in:Mental healthBehavioral implementation, specifically Sample Supports' behavioral supports modelDevelopmental & Intellectual DisabilitiesCPR/First AidNon-Violent Crisis InterventionTraumaEthicsClient rightsFree internal clinical supervision through our professional development program for individuals interested in pursuing higher education in human services and/or clinical licensure towards their CAC, LCSW or LAC.Pay Rate: $19 /hour + opportunity for merit-based bonuses. As a growing company, we offer opportunities for advancement!

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