Direct Support Professional – Day Program
Website The Spectrum Network
At The Spectrum Network, our purpose is to help individuals with cognitive disabilities, mental illness, and other barriers to independent living enter the workforce and community.
Reasons why you should work at The Spectrum Network:
Daytime hours available: Monday – Friday
Medical, dental and vision insurance for eligible staff
TSN pays for: $25,000 of life insurance AND long term disability.
Paid time off (Earn a total of 104 hours PTO in 1st year!)
9 paid holidays per calendar year + 2 floating holidays
Growth opportunities within the organization
Rewarding careers with a sense of purpose
Summary of Position:
Day Program is a habilitative program for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We are first and foremost responsible for the clients’ well-being and safety. Day Program is centered on both facility and non-facility based activities. While at the facility, our clients experience group discussion that are led and taught by the Program Instructors with the aid of Direct Support Professionals including group games, simple educational lesions (i.e. reading, writing, math, money skills, etc.), arts and crafts projects, and living skills focused on increasing independence. Day program also offers outings including nature trips, museum visits, recreational activities, and volunteer opportunities.
Basic computer skills with experience OR ability to learn electronic record system
Must be able to pass an organization background check
High School degree required
Valid driver’s license with clean driving record
Strong communications skills
Ability to handle physical aggression and challenging behaviors
Must be a team-player and self-directed
Previous experience working with individuals with disabilities preferred
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