Direct Support Professional

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Independent Services Network

Independent Services Network (ISN) is a vibrant statewide company delivering services for adults with intellectual disabilities, as well as children and youth in foster care. We are looking for a professional that is in sync with our mission-driven service delivery. If you join, you will become part of a team that is intent on making an impact in the lives of the people of New Hampshire.

The ideal candidate is someone that is self-directed and has the skills and commitment to help maintain and support our current growth. If you are intrigued by this opportunity, please contact us to begin the mutual discovery process.

JOB SUMMARY

**SIGN-ON BONUS $1000 for Full-time and $500 for Part-time**

Assist individuals with a disability to lead a self-directed life and contribute to the community, assist with activities of daily living and encourage attitudes and behavior that enhance community inclusion. A DSP provides these supports for an individual at work and other community places. Act as a facilitator for the individual, in communicating their needs, self-expression, and goals.

Excellent benefits inclusive of Health and Dental Insurance, Holidays, and Paid Time Off.

Both part-time and full-time positions are available.

LOCATION – Concord NH, Claremont NH, Manchester NH, and Nashua NH

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Supports and provides individuals supported with meaningful community activities that are of interest to them.
Transports persons served using their own personal vehicle and ensure their safety out in the community.
Assist in developing, implementing, and monitoring Individual Service Agreement (ISA).
Maintain accurate records including daily logs, mileage, individual files, and reports.
Maintain open and focused communication with team members.
Follow established schedules for individuals supported in the program.
Project a professional image at all times.
Behavioral Management and Support.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS FOR A DSP

Be at least 18 years old
Possess high school diploma or equivalent
Experience working with individuals with disabilities preferred

SKILLS & ABILITIES

Possess a valid driver’s license without restrictions
Have a reliable vehicle with at least the state minimum automobile insurance coverage
The ability and willingness to travel to off-site locations
Ability to pass a Criminal Background check, Drivers Record check, and Adult Protective Services background check
Be computer literate and have English writing skills
Flexibility in scheduling

 

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