DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL
Perspectives Corporation is seeking several dedicated and reliable Direct Support Professionals to join our team. All shifts are available (1st, 2nd and 3rd).
Perspectives provides an array of therapeutic services accessible to individuals who are Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing in Rhode Island from in-home early intervention programs to adult programs. Our specialized team is proficient in American Sign Language, or are native users.
We are thrilled about expanding our Deaf and Hard of Hearing services by opening a new residential program and providing enhanced supports to Deaf/HoH individuals in several other programs within the central Rhode Island areas.
As a Direct Support Professional, you will be esponsible for providing assistance in completing daily living skills and participation in community outings and activities and provide employment support (job coaching), personal care supports, educational and social skills supports.
Perspectives' New Employee Orientation program provides a welcoming, in-depth training experience to accommodate those who have never worked with people with developmental disabilities.
In addition to a creative and collaborative work environment, Perspectives offers a generous benefits package that includes:
- Flexible schedules
- Paid training and mentor programs
- Employee incentive programs
- Generous paid time off
- Verizon, AAA and health club discounts
- Medical and dental benefits
- 401k savings plan
At Perspectives, we listen to people's ideas, see their talents, and assume unlimited potential. We invest in our employees and support their career development by providing the resources to make it happen!
Here are just a few ways we give back to our dedicated professionals:
- Tuition reimbursement
- Management "in-training" programs
- American Sign Language (ASL) classes
- Mindfulness Training
- DSP Mentor Program
- National DSP (NADSP) Certification
- CPR Certification
Full time and part time positions are available for candidates with a High School Diploma/equivalent. Proficient in American Sign Language (ASL) along with familiarity and comfort with Deaf culture. Must have access to an insured vehicle with a good driving record.