Direct Support Professional - 1st Shift - Transitional School Program

Job Description

No experience necessary; paid training provided.

** To learn more about Bittersweet and our mission, please click here: https://youtu.be/eEGmuyv4Kkg

Help us redefine what is possible with Autism. Bittersweet, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides residential, vocational, and recreational services to individuals with autism.

Bittersweet is seeking employees to work 1st shift as Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) between the hours of 8:00AM – 3:00PM to help enrich lives and make a difference while providing you with a valuable work experience. A wonderful career path for those interested in nursing, health care, social work/ social services, education, direct care, home health and those with a desire to help others.

Responsibilities and Duties

· Provide person-centered supports which requires flexibility, creativity, and commitment

· Work in partnership with participants

· Document service delivery accurately, thoroughly and in a timely manner

· Promote communication, choice, independence, socialization, and empowerment for the participants

Qualifications and Skills

· Possess and uses empathy in all actions and interactions

· Effectively work in teams with co-workers and participants

· Ability to express patience in difficult situations

· Exceptional and adaptable oral communication

Benefits

• DSP Retention Bonus paid out 3x a year

• Starting wage from $10.50 an hour

• 18% cell phone carrier employee discount

• Earn an additional $0.50 per hour shift for evenings, nights, and weekends

• Flexible part time and full time scheduling

• Benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, paid disability and life insurance, personal time off, 401K with company match, and 11 paid holidays.

• ERN (Employee Resource Network) Member with a Success Coach

Type: Part-time

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About
Bittersweet, Inc.

Help us redefine what is possible with Autism. Bittersweet, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides residential, vocational, and recreational services to individuals with autism in a farmstead setting. For the past 34 years, we have found that a farm setting offers rich, varied, and abundant opportunities for self-paced, distraction-free activities that are perceived as immediately meaningful by our participants.

We are seeking full-time and part-time employees to help enrich lives and make a difference. Our employees positively impact the lives of individuals with disabilities through teaching, mentoring, and partnering in meaningful activities and positive social interactions.

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