May Institute

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Direct Support Professional

Direct Support Professional

Job ID 
2018-4322
Job Location 
US-MA-Springfield
Type 
Full and Part-Time

More information about this job

Summary

May Center for Adult Services is currently seeking compassionate and qualified Direct Care Professionals to work directly with adults with autism and developmental disabilities at our residential programs in the Greater Springfield area.

 

All schedules include at least one weekend shift.

Starting hourly rate for this position will be $12.00, increasing to $13.00 once fully trained. 

Responsibilities

  • Skill development and community integration
  • Assisting individuals in meeting their personal care and nutritional needs
  • Behavioral interventions
  • Participating in the development of IEP/ISP objectives and documenting consumer progress
  • Dispensing medications (certification is available)

Qualifications

  • Previous behavioral experience strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Valid driver’s license and at least 2 years' driving experience
  • Previous human services experience strongly preferred
  • Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply