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Direct Support Professional Part-time Weekends

The Arc of Blackstone Valley | Pawtucket, RI

The Arc of Blackstone Valley
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The Arc of Blackstone Valley is a private non-profit agency that supports adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities in all areas of daily living.

The Direct Support Professional is responsible to teach and assist in all areas of independent living, including personal care. He is responsible to assist men who live in their own home with their daily routines at home and in the community.

Hourly rate for all positions below is $11.56

Schedule #1 Part-time weekends - 21.5 hours

Sunday - 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday - 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday - 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Staff Meeting 1st Tuesday of the month 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Schedule #2 - 22.5 hours per week

Sunday - 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday - 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday - 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Staff Meeting 2nd Tuesday of the month from 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Schedule #3 - 21.5 hours per week

Sunday - 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday - 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday - 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Staff Meeting 3rd Wednesday of the month from 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Minimum job requirements: Minimum of 18 years of age; high school diploma or GED;  experience working with individuals who have intellectual and developmental disabilities preferred; be qualified to provide direct assistance to people supported in accordance with regulations; must not have any disqualifying crimes in a current BCI and/or NCIC criminal background check; be literate and capable of understanding written and/or oral orders; strong communication skills; be able to follow Speech, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Psychological Support plans; must successfully complete all testing written and physical by agency standards; be able to work independently and respond to emergency situation at all times;  must have and maintain a valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle and driving record must meet insurability requirements for transportation of individuals in agency or own vehicles, as set forth by the agency’s insurer; regularly required to use hands in order to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, talk and hear; required to stand, walk, bend, crouch, climb, pull, push and sit; must occasionally lift/transfer 50 to 75 pounds alone. The employee must occasionally lift/transfer up to 200 pounds with the assistance of other staff.

Complete an application by clicking on the links below and printing or come into the office we are located at 500 Prospect St, Wing A Suite 102, Pawtucket, RI  02860:

 http://www.bvcriarc.org/_resources/common/userfiles/file/Employment%20Application_12_13.pdf

 Fax: (401) 727.1545

 www.bvcriarc.org

The Arc of Blackstone Valley is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Posted On: 02/13/17
Telecommute: No
Categories: Home Care, Non-profit, Social Services
Job Type: Regular
Job Status: Part Time
Career Level: Entry Level (<2 years experience)
Pay Type: Hourly Wage
Similar Jobs: Within 25 miles of 02860, Home Care, Non-profit, Social Services
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