Team Lead - Direct Support Professional (DSP)
About the person we want to hire as a Direct Support Professional (DSP) Team Lead:
You are compassionate, energetic and a people person
You have good verbal and written communication skills
You are you patient, understanding and a team player
If this describes you, then we want to talk with you about a new opening for a Team Lead DSP position in our Gorham Adult Residential Program
About the role of the Direct Support Professional Team Lead:
As the Team Lead Direct Support Professional (DSP):
You will support the program's House Manager by taking a lead role in ensuring that high quality services are delivered to consumers in Woodfords' care.
You will serve as a support to the House Manager by role modeling positive and professional interactions with consumers and other staff while on shift, and serve as a resource and support to other Direct Support Professionals (DSPs).
You will work directly with adults with developmental disabilities on daily living skills including: meal prep, housekeeping, decision making, transportation and personal support.
You will support adult consumers to be active in the community and accompany on outings and activities.
You will be a key member of the Residential program team, and be delegated specific responsibilities as necessary by the House Manager.
Pay Rate for Direct Support Professional (DSP) Team Lead : $14.25 per hour
Key Qualifications of the Direct Support Professional (DSP) Team Lead:
DSP and CRMA certification required
High School Diploma or GED required
Valid driver's license required
Use of reliable vehicle with current insurance required
Good physical strength; able to bend, lift and stand required
About Woodfords Family Services:
Woodfords Family Services has been committed to the support and inclusion of people with special needs and their families since 1967. For 50 years, our agency has been Maine's leader in the provision of services for individuals and their families with autism, developmental and intellectual disabilities.
Want to learn more about our agency, programs or employment opportunities?
Check out our website: www.woodfords.org
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"We have a mission that is good and needed. We have an organization that provides the training and leadership so that we can successfully meet challenges that arise when carrying out our mission. I love seeing the results of one's efforts take root in and have an impact on people's lives. At Woodfords we are improving the world one person at a time." - Bob, Residential Employee
Woodfords has a comprehensive benefits package, including:
Health Insurance with multiple plan options to meet your needs, gym membership reimbursement and vision discounts
Paid Sick Time
Employer-Paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
Employer-Paid Group Term Life Insurance
Employee Assistance Plan (EAP Benefits)
403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
Voluntary Supplemental Benefits
Exclusive Verizon Discount to Woodfords Family Service Employees
Additional Opportunities for the Direct Support Professional (DSP) Team Leader:
Advancement within Woodfords Family Services
Training and Professional Development
Woodfords Family Services