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DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS

Adult Residential Services

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Perspectives Adult Residential Services has full time and part time positions available throughout Rhode Island. Flexible schedules include 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shifts.


JOB DESCRIPTION


In Adult Residential Services, Direct Support Professionals work as part of a team, assisting people in maintaining their homes, and becoming active members of their communities, while encouraging life-long learning and self-determination.

Direct Support Professionals focus on assisting adults with household management, daily living skills and routines, such as:


  • Promoting health and wellness through meal preparation, hygiene, medical administration and treatments, exercise plans, and other activities
  • Cleaning, home decorating, and scheduling needed home maintenance repairs
  • Purchasing household supplies & personal care items, and assisting with other financial planning
  • Assisting the nursing team with scheduling and following through with medical, dental and other appointments
  • Supporting individuals in using public or private transportation for appointments and community activities


ADVANCEMENT OPPORTUNITIES


Perspectives proudly promotes employee development and offers advancement opportunities within the agency!

Whether you’re looking to further your education or your career, we provide access to a variety of resources to help you achieve your goals, including:

  •  Tuition reimbursement
  •  Management "in-training" programs
  •  American Sign Language (ASL) classes
  •  Mindfulness Training
  •  DSP Mentor Program
  •  NADSP Certification
  •  CPR Certification

Perspectives' New Employee Orientation provides a welcoming, in-depth training experience to accommodate those who have never worked with people with developmental disabilities.


REQUIREMENTS


To become a Direct Support Professional, you’ll need a favorable background check, a safe driving record, access to an insured vehicle, and a High School Diploma/GED equivalent.



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Perspectives is looking for compassionate, creative, and flexible leaders to join our team of professionals.

If you’re interested in making a positive impact on the community by working with people who have developmental and intellectual disabilities, apply at Perspectives today!

In return, we offer progressive employee benefits, such as:


  •  Competitive rates of pay
  •  Generous paid time off
  •  Flexible schedules
  •  Medical and dental benefits
  •  Employee Referral Bonus
  •  401K Retirement Plan

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