Direct Support Professional

Health Connect America Knoxville , TN 37902

Posted 3 months ago

Are you looking for an opportunity to help others and give back to your community? Health Connect America is hiring DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS for our new program serving adults with intellectual and development disabilities.

Direct Support Professionals will provide assistance, support, guidance, and coaching to adults with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities in their homes and their communities to maximize each client's independence and readiness to participate fully in their communities and in employment. Direct Support Professionals will help each client reach their Support Plan goals, collect data, and communicate effectively to other team members, family members, and community partners. QUALIFICATIONS: High School education required.

Associates Degree preferred. Experience in working with adult individuals with intellectual development disabilities or those who face challenges; or, have experience in the helping profession. Must have ability to encourage and coach individuals to achieve goals, and overcome challenges.

Excellent communication skills required. Must have computer and writing skills. Must have valid driver's license with safe driving record.

Comprehensive background checks will be conducted. Full and part time positions available. HCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Please email your resume in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt, .rtf, .html, or .ascii format to the address below. If you wish to enclose a cover letter, please include it in the body of your email message.

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