Direct Support Professional
Company: Guidewire Inc
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Direct Support Professional: Guidewire Inc is seeking Direct
Support Professionals to join our dynamic team of caring and
compassionate employees. We are a Non-Profit Human Service Agency
supporting people with disabilities in community settings. We have
various full-time and part-time positions available, with homes
located throughout Berkshire County. As a Direct Support
Professional, you will work with our teams to provide the
individuals we support with an atmosphere of unconditional,
positive regard that promotes day-to-day choices, greater
independence, and the opportunity to participate in and contribute
to community life. Core Job Responsibilities: (Not all
- Assist individuals as needed/required with all activities of
daily living, such as, self-care and hygiene, food shopping and
preparation, budgeting, household maintenance, leisure activities
and socialization skill development.
- Follow and implement behavioral support/treatment plans as
required and document tracked behaviors.
- Create opportunities that provide social and leisure activities
of interest to the individuals supported.
- Communicate effectively with others, maintain a positive
attitude of compassion, cooperation, and courtesy.
- Administration, documentation and ordering of medication in
accordance with the Medication Administration Program (MAP)
regulations and policy. Benefits:
- Health, vision, dental & Life Insurance
- Short-term & Long-Term disability insurance
- 401 (K) retirement plan (with company contribution)
- Competitive sick, personal and vacation time
- Paid Time and a half on holidays (potential holiday bonus
pending certain parameters)
- Tuition Remission
- Employee Assistance Program
- Employee Discount Programs Required Qualifications:
- Must be at least 18 years of age.
- High School Diploma or equivalent.
- Must possess and maintain reliable transportation.
- Possess current and valid Driver's License.
- Must pass a CORI and Fingerprint Background Check.
- Ability to work as a team member. COVID-19 Precautions We take
the safety of our employees, the individuals we support and the
community very seriously. We have COVID-19 Precautions and
procedures in place including Personal Protective Equipment,
sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures and on-site
Agency provided COVID-19 testing. We have also held numerous
vaccination clinics for our employees and the individuals we
support. About the Agency: Guidewire Inc is a Non-Profit Human
Services Agency founded in 1982, supporting people with
disabilities in community settings, enabling adults and young
adults with developmental disabilities and behavioral challenges to
enjoy community living. We believe everyone deserves to experience
a rich and fulfilling life within their local community. Our team
is here to support them with well-trained and dedicated staff
guiding them every step of the way. We appreciate the dedication
and talents of our staff as the source of our success. We support
our staff by offering professional development opportunities,
recognition of accomplishments, rewarding and engaging work. We are
committed to promoting from within. We offer entry level
opportunities for candidates interested in exploring opportunities
in the field of human services. We offer a comprehensive Direct
Support Training Program to help jumpstart this new experience.
Guidewire Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. PI186737432
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