Sorry, this job is no longer accepting applications. See below for more jobs that match what you’re looking for!

Team Lead/Direct Support Professional (Dsp) - Gorham

Expired Job

Woodfords Family Services Gorham , ME 04038

Posted 3 months ago

Team Lead - Direct Support Professional (DSP)

Residential Services

Gorham

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

Schedule Required:

  • Sunday 9am-10pm, Monday 1pm-10pm, Tuesday 1pm-9pm, Wednesday 1pm-9pm

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.

  • Not only are we committed to our consumers and their families but we are also committed to our staff. That is why we have staff who have been working with us for 10, 20 and 30 plus years!

Want to learn more about our agency, programs or employment opportunities?

  • Check out our website: www.woodfords.org

  • Watch this short video: Any Given Day https://youtu.be/NFg3gtdp-8g

"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

  • Dental Insurance

  • Paid Vacation

  • Paid Sick Time

  • Paid Holidays

  • 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

See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Overnight Direct Support Gorham

The Mentor Network

Posted 3 months ago

VIEW JOBS 10/2/2018 12:00:00 AM 2018-12-31T00:00 Description Overnight Direct Support - Gorham Primary Location: ME-MEGorham-9 Rivers Edge Dr Function:Direct Support Professional (Care Givers) NeuroRestorative Maine NeuroRestorative Maineoffers Neurorehabilitation, Neurobehavioral and Supported Living programs foradults with brain injuries and other neurologicalchallenges. Located in the beautiful community of Gorham, participantsreceive the appropriate level of supervision, services and supports based ontheir individual rehabilitation goals. Description NeuroRestorative-ME is seeking overnight Life Skills Trainers in Gorham to provide training, assistance and supervision to MENTOR ABI Group participants in the areas of living skills, therapeutic recreation, and other forms of assistance in both residential & community settings. Assists with medical supervision. Facilitates working relationships between community employers and MENTOR ABI Group participants. Cooperate with MENTOR ABI and any state Department of Human Service staff in any inspection or investigation. Life Skills Trainersprovide assistance to program participants to offer support with dailyactivities like bathing, dressing, toileting, feeding. LSTs help withteaching skills to promote independent living, administer medications, takevital signs, and work with the families of our participants. For NeuroRestorative-MEand The MENTOR Network the Life Skills Trainer is one of the most exemplaryreflections of the wonderful mission driven work we do here every day. Thepeople that carry out this rewarding, care giving support play an integral andcrucial role in the success of our organization. To that end, the LifeSkills Trainer also happens to be one of the best places to start in ourcompany with a myriad of career options to move up and across the organization.We in fact have many success stories from people at all levels that started outin the Life Skills Trainer role. Whether you haveprevious experience in this capacity or this just sounds like the type ofcareer path you would like to pursue…we want to hear from you! NeuroRestorative Maine is a partner of The MENTOR Network, a national network of local human services providers offering quality, community-based services to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and behavioral and medically complex challenges as well as their families. When you join NeuroRestorative Maine and The MENTOR Network, you'll make a difference every day and help to provide quality of life enhancing services to individuals across the country. Qualifications: Requirements: * Minimum of a High school diploma or GED * PSS, DSP, or CRMA preferred but not required. We will provide these trainings. * Six months to one year of experience in the human services industry preferred * Valid driver's license from state of residence in good standing. Founded in 1980, The MENTOR Network is a national network of local human services providers offering an array of quality, community-based services in more than 30 states to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses, and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges as well as their families. EOE/AAE The Mentor Network Gorham ME

Team Lead/Direct Support Professional (Dsp) - Gorham

Expired Job

Woodfords Family Services