Direct Support Professional

Columbus, OH

Job status
Full time, Part time
Job description
Goodwill Columbus is now hiring Direct Support Professionals to help us achieve our mission of "Transforming the lives of the individuals with disabilities and other barriers through pathways to independence and the power of work".

Why work for us?
• Competitive wages-Pay for floating roles starts at $11.35/hr.
• Complete insurance package available for full-time employees (medical/vision/dental/)
• Opportunity to help those in your community and work for a stable company that has been in business for over 75 years.
• Company-paid Life Insurance
• Retirement plan
• Paid vacation, paid holidays, and more….
Education requirements
• High school or equivalent education.
Experience requirements
• Minimum of 6 months of continuous, verifiable work experience in a care or customer service role.
• Experience working in patient care or with individuals with disabilities preferred.
Qualifications
• Must have current & valid OH driver’s license as well as personal car insurance.
•Must possess First Aid, CPR, AED & Medication Administration Certifications (if certifications are needed, trainings can be provided).
• Competency Add On 60-hour online training course increases hourly pay by $1/hour.
Responsibilities
• Provide a full range of personal care to individuals with disabilities.
• Transport individuals to appointments, workshops, employment opportunities, and/or social events.
• Accompany individuals on scheduled outings & activities in order to promote community inclusion.
• Converse with residents to reinforce positive behaviors and to promote social interaction.
• Prepare healthy and well-balanced meals for residents.
• Transport and accompany individuals to physician appointments & medical procedures.
• Shopping with allotted funds for residents’ personal needs.
• Clean, organize and maintain the individual’s residential space.
• Provide support & care to adults with feeding, walking & toileting issues.
Skills
• Must be able to regularly lift or carry up to 50 lbs. Heavier lifting is occasionally required.
Work hours
• Full-time and part-time shifts available. Flexible hours, evenings, and Weekend shifts available.

Goodwill Columbus is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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