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Direct Support Professional - $19 an hour!

Company: Sample Supports LLC
Location: Fort Collins
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Sample Supports is looking for energetic individuals who believe that all people deserve to be involved in their communities. A DSP supports individuals with disabilities in developing soft skills as they engage in meaningful community-based services, volunteer work, and creative programming.Sample Supports' culture is centered on the needs of the individuals we serve and our employees. We aim to develop and grow our teams to be able to provide the highest quality of care to the individuals we support. We are deeply committed to helping our employees reach their goals and dreams so we can pass that along to the individuals we serve, both inside and outside of work! We foster an environment of inclusivity and forward-thinking where we drive initiatives forward to meet the needs of the people we serve. We are seeking applicants that are interested in being part of the boldest and bravest agency in Colorado!Benefits:Medical insurance including vision and dentalFlexible spending, and dependent care accounts (with $250 employer contribution)Accident and short-term disability insurance100% employer-paid life and voluntary term life insurancePet insuranceFree clinical supervision for qualified licensesPaid professional development including continuing education credits401k with up to 4% matchFlexible paid time offMileage reimbursementParental leaveDream Project Participation - agency sponsored funding/support for personal and professional goals - https://www.samplesupports.com/the-dream-project.htmlResponsibilities:Support clients as they engage in meaningful community-based services and creative programmingDevelop soft skills in adults with disabilities, including teamwork, social skills, decision making, problem-solving, self-management and adaptabilityPromote independence while adding creative structures to the daily lives of individuals through Community Based ProgrammingProvide quality attention and supervision to each individual within small groupsQualifications:Must have reliable transportation, a valid driver's license, and a willingness to transport clients in your vehicleIn order to provide transportation, the candidate must be 18 years of age or older.Similar roles with transferable experience are paraprofessional, social worker, caregiver, CNA, teachers, counselor, childcare providerAble to perform the physical demands of the position may include but are not limited to:Physically intervening with clients that pose a safety threat to themselves or others utilizing NVCI-approved techniques,Working with unpredictable and aggressive clients and may be expected to be alone with them in the community or in their homes, andMaintaining calm and professionally intervening with clients during escalated/crisis moments.Due to the nature of the work performed at Sample Supports, and that this position works with an at risk population, we require a criminal background check be completed.Training:Sample Supports offers intensive, paid training in:Mental healthBehavioral implementation, specifically Sample Supports' behavioral supports modelDevelopmental & Intellectual DisabilitiesCPR/First AidNon-Violent Crisis InterventionTraumaEthicsClient rightsFree internal clinical supervision through our professional development program for individuals interested in pursuing higher education in human services and/or clinical licensure towards their CAC, LCSW or LACPay Rate: $19/hour + opportunity for merit-based bonuses. As a growing company, we offer opportunities for advancement!

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