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Direct Support Professional: Supports Services

Company: The Arc Carroll County
Location: Westminster
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Make a difference, one person at a time!

As a Direct Support Professional with The Arc Carroll County's Support Services department, you will provide one-on-one support to an individual with an intellectual and/or developmental disability. Assist with social, recreational, and educational activities in the Carroll County community, including transportation, or provide in-home assistance. Assist with personal care and mobility on an as-needed basis.

Various part-time schedules are associated with this opening, with shifts available Monday-Friday, 3pm-8pm or 9pm, and/or flexible shifts on the weekends.

  • No experience necessary! We will train the right candidates.
  • Paid training.
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance plans available to those who qualify.
  • Paid Time Off plans for those who qualify.
  • Employee Assistance and Wellness programs.
  • 403(b) Retirement plans, with company matching program.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid drivers license with no more than 2 current points on record
  • Basic computer and keyboarding skills
  • Clean criminal record (The Arc provides programs, services, and direct care to vulnerable adults.)
  • The ability to successfully pass a drug screening
  • The ability to complete CPR, First Aid, CMT and other trainings mandated by the Developmental Disabilities Administration and The Arc

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift/manipulate at least 50 pounds frequently with ability to lift, carry and/or exert force in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally.

  • Ability to withstand prolonged periods of standing and frequent bending, stooping, reaching, pulling, and pushing required: Including lifting a wheelchair and repositioning an individual.

  • Ability to transfer individual from a chair to vehicle, bed to chair. Ability to position individual on a sling or Hoyer lift. Ability to physically secure individual in a wheelchair to the van with tie-downs.

Keywords: The Arc Carroll County, Ellicott City , Direct Support Professional: Supports Services, Other , Westminster, Maryland

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