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Direct Support Provider, DSP

Job Description

         
Walk-In Interviews:
Tuesday from 9:00am-11:00am
924 N Country Club Drive,
Mesa, AZ 85201




Marc Community Resources, formerly Marc Center, is a private not-for-profit organization providing educational, therapeutic, rehabilitation and social services to adults with developmental and physical disabilities and behavioral health challenges.

Marc Community Resources believes in providing opportunities for people with disabilities to be actively involved in where and how they live, learn, work and play.

Marc Community Resources also believes in person centered planning; the individuals we serve are always part of their goals being actively involved in their day to day living.

Does your vision of working with people who are disabled coincide with Marc Community Resources's vision?  If so we would like you to be part of our great team.
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Marc Community Resources's Group Homes and Day Programs are interested in candidates who have a passion for working with individuals with a developmental disability, are willing to work hard, learn new skills, and be team players. We want staff who believe in our Vision and our Mission Statement and want to be part of a great working team.  Applicants must be flexible with their schedule. We have a wide range of shifts available including evenings, nights, weekends, and early mornings. We are NOT a Registry. Guarantee hours and full time employees receive excellent benefits including dental, vision, health, life, and disability insurance! Pre-employment criminal background checks and drug testing is required for all new hires. Marc Community Resources is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

What are some of the responsibilities of a Direct Service Provider (caregiver, care aid, care professional)? Here is a brief summary that is by no means all inclusive:

 

Provide direct care duties, including necessary activities regarding social skills, employment skills, and daily living skills. Provide services that are person centered, incorporate active treatment, are developmentally/age appropriate, culturally sensitive and show respect and dignity.

Ensure the implementation of applicable support plan objectives as wells the completion of necessary assessments/evaluations for each individual and present necessary information at support planning meetings. Encourage consumers to participate in all areas of community life. Assist and encourage consumers in making informed choices. 


Variety of shifts available working in Group Homes and Day Programs: group homes consist of 5-6 adults with disabilities. Day Programs consist of anywhere between 20-30 individuals with disabilities. Staffing in the group homes is 24/7. Staffing for Day Programs is 7:00am-4:00pm.

Pay: $8.50-$9.25 per hour depending on location; a Group Home Supervisor for Apache Jct. Group Home

 

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Job Requirements

MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING JOB REQUIREMENTS:

-High School or GED

-Minimum 3 months experience with developmental disabilities

-Must have a Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card OR have the ability to obtain & maintain one

-Must pass a pre-employment drug screen
 
-3 good work references required

-Show a clean 39 month Motor Vehicle Record (MVR)

-Have an Arizona Driver’s License

-Must have a positive can-do attitude, compassion, excellent communication skills and be a great role model

-Basic computer skills and dependability is a must

-Must be able to lift minimum 50 pounds, and stoop and bend comfortably


ONLY APPLICANTS WITH THE ABOVE QUALIFICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED
 
POSITIONS OPEN UNTIL FILLED

EOE

Job Snapshot

Post Date 9/3/2014
Location Mesa, AZ
Base Pay $8.50 - $9.25 /Hour
Other Pay PTO, Vision, Dental, Life, Disability, Medical, 401k
Employment Type Full-Time/Part-Time
Job Type Entry Level, Nonprofit - Social Services, Health Care
Education High School
Experience None
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Healthcare - Health Services, Not for Profit - Charitable, Social Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID DSP
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