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Direct Support Professional (DSP)- 1st Shift

Company: Preferred Employment and Living Supports
Location: Grand Haven
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Direct Support Specialist (DSP)Preferred Employment and Living Supports in Holland MI is looking to hire a full- or part-time Direct Support Specialist (DSP) to provide direct care to individuals with developmental disabilities. Are you an empathetic, professional caregiver? Do you want to work in a supportiveenvironment with flexible scheduling? If so, please read on!This caregiving position earns a competitive wage of $14.00+ per hour, depending onexperience. We provide excellent benefits and perks, including a $500 signing bonus,quarterly performance bonuses, referral bonuses, Aflac vision insurance, an IRA with a 3%employer match, paid time off (PTO) after one year, flexible scheduling, paid training, andopportunities for growth! If this sounds like the right full- orpart-time caregiving opportunity for you, apply today!ABOUT PREFERRED EMPLOYMENT AND LIVING SUPPORTSFounded in 2013 by a team of experienced professionals, Preferred Employment and LivingSupports provides high-quality care, training, and opportunities for people with disabilities,mental illnesses, and other life challenges. We offer employment support for those looking forwork, skill-building services, and community living support in a one-on-one or group setting.We prioritize the safety and happiness of our clients over everything else - that's why we hire thebest possible team of compassionate, dedicated professionals to give our clients the service theydeserve. In return for our staff's effort, we do everything we can to make Preferred Employmentand Living Supports a great place to work. We're a small company with incredibly approachableleaders who treat our team members like people, not just employees. We provide training,flexibility, and opportunities for growth, not to mention excellent benefits and competitivecompensation.A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A DIRECT SUPPORT SPECIALIST (DSP)As a Direct Support Specialist (DSP), you work directly with our clients to provide training,mentoring, and day-to-day routine support. You help each client follow their unique "Person-Centered-Plan," which includes elements such as cooking, laundry, homemaking, shopping,safety, personal care, behavior support, and volunteer or employment activities. With anemphasis on self-determination, you help the people you work with develop independence andaccess their community so they can build relationships outside of their caregivers.Your goal is to empower our clients to live happy, healthy lives. You do so by maintaining a calm,caring, motivating attitude towards clients and respecting the individual dignity, rights, andprivacy of everyone you work with. In addition to direct care, you attend team meetings andcomplete all required documentation. You get satisfaction from spending time with our clientsand helping them thrive!QUALIFICATIONS FOR A DIRECT SUPPORT SPECIALIST (DSP) Willingness to complete required trainings High school diploma or equivalent Driver's licenseSome caregiving experience is preferred but not required. Do you have great communicationskills? Are you patient, empathetic, and a great listener? Can you maintain harmoniousrelationships with your clients and coworkers? If yes, you might just be perfect for this full- orpart-time direct care position!WORK SCHEDULEThis flexible position can be either full-time or part-time. Our group services run Mondaythrough Friday from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Some staff members work that schedule, but we alsohave weekend shifts available. We will work together to create a schedule that works for you!ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR DIRECT CARE TEAM?If you feel that you would be right for this flexible caregiving job, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!Location: 49441

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