Direct Support Professional 2Nd Shift (Alt. Weekends)

Support Solutions Of The Mid South Memphis , TN 38103

Posted 2 months ago

Support Solutions seeks talented, gifted, and creative individuals to add to our dynamic team of Direct Support Professionals who work in our ECF (Employment and Community First) CHOICES program. If you are ready to become a contributor to an industry leader in the field of Intellectual Disabilities, we encourage you to apply to become a valued team member. We are looking forward to having someone like you to lead us into the future!

GENERAL FUNCTION:

The position involves empowering individuals with disabilities to make their own choices and to lead self-directed lives, providing the supports necessary for individuals to develop the skills to find and maintain employment, and assisting individuals in creating connections and sustaining relationships in the communities in which they live.

MINIIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be 18 years of age and able to read and write effectively.

  • Must have a valid drivers license and maintain a valid drivers license and acceptable driving record throughout employment with SSTN.

  • Must have high school diploma or GED

  • Must pass drug test

  • Must meet state and local requirements regarding criminal background check, sexual offender check, abuse registry, and felony offender list. Must meet all training requirements and keep training current.

  • Must be able to perform heavy lifting in the assistance of service recipients with personal care, if applicable.

  • Must have some computer knowledge.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Effective verbal and written communication skills Effective organizational skills Effective interpersonal skills Must be able to practice confidentiality

Benefits:

  • Paid Training

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Competitive Wages ($9 to $10 per hour)

  • 8 Paid Holidays per year

  • 401K Program

  • Medical Insurance, Dental , Vision, Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program

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Direct Support Professional 2Nd Shift (Alt. Weekends)

Support Solutions Of The Mid South