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Community Connector / Direct Support Professional

Company: Help Foundation, Inc.
Location: euclid
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

About HELP Foundation:HELP is our passion!For more than 50 years, HELP Foundation has served people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We provide residential, employment, transportation and day support services for adults, and summer enrichment opportunities for children.What HELP Offers:New Hire SIGN ON BONUS - earn up to $500Access to your pay between pay checks with OnDemand PayBenefits to include medical, dental, vision and morePaid Time-Off (PTO)Paid Holidays401(k) plan with fully vested employer match Ability to earn an additional quarterly bonus if you have 2 years of DSP service - ASK US HOW!$200.00 Referral bonus paid after each referred employee completes 90 days of employment - full or part timeCheck out the link below to learn more about Direct Support Professionals! Job Summary: : A Community Connector is similar to a Direct Support Professional, or DSP for short, who works in an adult day services setting supporting and caring for people who have intellectual and developmental disabilities. The main focus of this position is assisting individuals in living their best lives as fully integrated members of their community. This means helping them with everyday life skills such as personal care, cooking, cleaning, and other goals that they have identified in their individual support plan (ISP). This is a fun and fast paced environment that also provides transportation and support with integrating individuals with their local communities on daily outings. The Community Connector will assist with shopping, going out to lunch, to enjoy a movie or a museum and many other types of activities. You will be part of a team working together to support people who really appreciate and need you.If you're a caring person who has experience helping family, friends, or others, we think you have what it takes to work for us!This job focuses on: Teamwork with the individual and your co-workers Supporting and caring for the wonderful people we serve, helping them be healthy and happy Your positive attitude!Some other things the job includes: Documenting the services provided each day Driving people to appointments and outings and providing assistance while there Making sure they have their medication at the right time, and the right amount (Medication Administration classes are provided) Completion of monthly ongoing training to ensure success on the job Learning to be a better leader and example for the people you help!No Call No Show Interviews will be reported. Requirements Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED and 1 year of work experience preferably in a care providing role, or exposure to individuals with developmental or intellectual disabilities or a combination of experience and educationBasic level of computer proficiency as well as good basic reading and writing skillsExcellent communication, interpersonal charting and record keeping skillsAbility to accept and provide direction and instruction in a professional mannerSuccessfully pass a background check that includes a BCI and FBI criminal history checkMust have a valid Ohio Driver's License with less than 6 points Med Pass Certification preferred

Keywords: Help Foundation, Inc., Euclid , Community Connector / Direct Support Professional, Other , euclid, Ohio

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