Samaritas

Direct Support Professional (DSP) - Contingent - $11.75/HR - Gladwin, MI

Immediate flex option direct support professional opportunity at our group home in Gladwin, Michigan. This position has a $9.75/hr pay rate and is currently eligible for our $2.00 per hour Rockstar premium through 9/30/2020.  This is also eligible for our $250.00 bonus incentive.    Job Summary   Provide direct hands-on care and assistance in daily living to individuals living within assigned homes.
Requisition Number
2020-5979
Employee Type
Contingent
Hours Per Pay Period
12
Shift
Varied
Work Hours
Varied
Weekends and/or Holidays Required
Yes
On Call Required
No
Position Location
US-MI-Gladwin

Position Details

Immediate flex option direct support professional opportunity at our group home in Gladwin, Michigan. This position has a $9.75/hr pay rate and is currently eligible for our $2.00 per hour Rockstar premium through 9/30/2020.  This is also eligible for our $250.00 bonus incentive. 

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Job Summary

 

Provide direct hands-on care and assistance in daily living to individuals living within assigned homes.

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Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Provide hands-on care and assistance to persons served including but not limited to mobility, lifting, transferring, bathing, personal hygiene and grooming, laundry, meal preparation and mealtime assistance.
  2. Assist persons served with activities in daily living including but not limited to household tasks, communication skills, and activities in the community.
  3. Assist in development of individuals' social and recreational interests and skills through appropriate modeling and supportive activities.
  4. Complete and document consumer's home-based programs as written by Community Mental Health (CMH) personnel.
  5. Provide care and complete duties in compliance with Adult Foster Care Licensing rules for the State of Michigan.
  6. Completion of 'in-home' training, including CMH required training.
  7. Pass medications in accordance with Person Centered Plan.
  8. Cooperate with other Center staff to assist in meeting the needs of individuals in the Center.
  9. Transport individuals and drive agency vehicle as needed; assure basic cleanliness and care of vehicle.

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Job Qualifications

 

Education, Training, and Licensure/Certification

  • High school diploma or equivalency preferred.
  • Attain and maintain all required certifications and training (i.e., CPR, First Aid, Blood borne Pathogens, etc.).

 

Experience

  • Direct care experience in a mental health field or working with vulnerable adults preferred.

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At Samaritas, we ask you to join us - to “Be The Rock That Starts The Ripple”. A ripple of transformation in the individual lives of the 15,000 people we help each year, and a ripple of positive change throughout our community. Our team is growing at Samaritas! We are seeking more Rocks to join our team. We are always looking for additional employees who want to make a big impact and have a lot of fun doing so as part of an enthusiastic, collaborative team. We want you to be our rock!

 

We walk with people in need, offering hope and compassion while upholding their dignity, advocating for equality and justice, and seeking creative solutions with those who place their trust in us.

 

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