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Direct Support Professional

Company: Aspire Living & Learning
Location: Hamden
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Hiring DSPS in the Wallingford CT- 2nd and 3rd shift Feel great about where you work and let Aspire Living & Learning be the place your career takes flight. We are a non-profit human services agency making a meaningful difference in the lives of adults and children with autism and other disabilities. We are seeking motivated and dedicated Direct Support Professionals who want to make a difference in the lives of many. This role is essential to provide day-to-day support to individuals with intellectual disabilities in a group home setting. What you'll do: Help and guide individuals with daily living skills. Provide an opportunity for growth by working on their individual goals and plans. Assist in day-to-day needs such as personal hygiene, meal preparation and transportation. Seeking out opportunities for community based activities for the individuals to enjoy. Help to provide a safe and nurturing environment for our individuals. What we're looking for: Someone who can think outside the box A passion and dedication to help others Eagerness to learn Flexible and adaptable High School Diploma or equivalent Valid driver's license with a safe driving record And 18 years or older Our Direct Support Professionals enjoy working with a fun team of dedicated professionals to support adults with a variety of needs. We believe in a healthy work/life balance, our reputation for providing high quality, ethical services is one of our biggest assets. Full health, dental, and vision insurance Flexible Spending Account (FSA) for medical and dependent care 403(b) retirement plan and employer matching contribution Paid sick / personal days Life insurance (equal to twice your salary) Short and long-term disability Manageable caseload sizes Focus on ongoing professional development Opportunities for advancement Tuition Reimbursement If you want to join us in making a difference and positively impact the lives of others while charting your own path of development, then we at the Aspire team would love to hear from you. Aspire Living & Learning believes it must play an active role in creating a community of employees that is diverse, inclusive and equitable. Our work benefits greatly from the contributions of people of color, people from working class backgrounds, women, LGBTQ people, and individuals with disabilities. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other marginalized communities.

Keywords: Aspire Living & Learning, Hamden , Direct Support Professional, Other , Hamden, Connecticut

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