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Direct Support Professional

Company: Guidewire Inc
Location: Springfield
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

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 Hampden 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 inclusive)

  • 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 ProgramsRequired Qualifications:
      • Must be at least 18 years of age.
      • High School Diploma or equivalent.
      • Must possess and maintain reliable transportation.
      • Possess current and valid Drivers License.
      • Must pass a CORI and Fingerprint Background Check.
      • Ability to work as a team member.COVID-19 PrecautionsWe 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.PI151374236

Keywords: Guidewire Inc, Springfield , Direct Support Professional, Other , Springfield, Massachusetts

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