Seven Hills Foundation

Direct Care/DSP/Residential

Affiliate
SHCS
Type
Regular Part-Time
Job ID
15161
Schedule
Monday 11p-10a; Wednesday 11p-10a (22 hours)

Overview

Support Advocate is a direct support professional (DSP) position at Seven Hills Foundation.   They act as a caregiver for a wide range of individuals with an intellectual disability, developmental disability, or an acquired brain injury (ABI or TBI).  Customer service skills, administrative skills, and compassion for others are all traits of a Support Advocate.   Seven Hills has opportunities for direct care providers with many years of experience, as well as for college students, stay-at-home moms and dads, paraprofessionals, or teachers looking for a new career opportunity.   Part-time jobs offer flexible schedules in the healthcare industry.  Our full-time benefits, such as reduced tuition on select online Associate’s and Bachelor’s degree programs, tuition reimbursement, three weeks of vacation time, and generous retirement match, support a healthy work-life balance.   Seven Hills Foundation is a growing nonprofit of 4,500 dedicated professionals that celebrate diversity and inclusion.   We also provide the stability of being considered essential workers for those Ready to Work.  We hope you consider joining our team today!

 

Responsibilities

To treat all individuals with dignity and respect.

To support individuals to take control of their lives, to make wise decisions that enhance their ability to reach their goals. To support individuals to take on as much control as possible over the routines and activities in their home.

To support people to always look their best.

To follow all routines of the individuals and home including, but not limited to; Behavior Support Plans, personal care, Physical Therapy, etc.

To teach, assist and support individuals in the community and at home so that the individual is able to learn, practice and master skills that enable
him/her to enhance his/her status by assuming socially valued roles.

To support each individual’s existing relationships and increase their networks of friends and acquaintances.

Qualifications

Commitment to assisting people with developmental disabilities to participate fully in the life of their community.

Good driving record.

Varied interests and personal connections in the local community.

Proven record of conscientious, responsible behavior (work, volunteer or school history).

Ability to work as part of a team. Positive, constructive.

High school diploma or equivalent.

 

 

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