Direct Support Professional

Support Solutions - Memphis, TN 38134
Support Solutions - Memphis, TN 38134
Support Solutions - Memphis, TN 38134
Job Description

Support Solutions seeks talented, gifted, and creative individuals to add to our dynamic team of Direct Support Professionals. We have all shifts available and if you are ready to become a contributor to an industry leader in the field of Intellectual Disabilities, we encourage you to apply to become a valued team member. We are looking forward to having someone like you to lead us into the future!

GENERAL FUNCTION:

The position involves empowering individuals with disabilities to make their own choices and to lead self-directed lives, providing the supports necessary for individuals to develop the skills to find and maintain employment, and assisting individuals in creating connections and sustaining relationships in the communities in which they live.

MINIIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be 18 years of age and able to read and write effectively.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and maintain a valid driver's license and acceptable driving record throughout employment with SSTN.
  • Must have high school diploma or GED
  • Must pass drug test
  • Must meet state and local requirements regarding criminal background check, sexual offender check, abuse registry, and felony offender list. Must meet all training requirements and keep training current.
  • Must be able to perform heavy lifting in the assistance of service recipients with personal care, if applicable.
  • Must have some computer knowledge.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

• Effective verbal and written communication skills • Effective organizational skills • Effective interpersonal skills • Must be able to practice confidentiality

Benefits:

  • Paid Training
  • Weekly Pay
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Competitive Wages ($9 to $10 per hour)
  • 8 Paid Holidays per year
  • 401K Program
  • Medical Insurance, Dental , Vision, Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program

Support Solutions is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer who is committed to diversity. Support Solutions does not discriminate in employment opportunities, decisions or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetics, national origin, age, mental or physical handicap or disability, citizenship, gender identity, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Support Solutions will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities; unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including hiring, job assignment, promotion, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training

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