Are you looking to make a difference and promote healthy and happy lives? Do you have a passion for working with individuals with disabilities and significant life challenges helping them to achieve their fullest potential? If so, consider joining us here at Seven Hills Rhode Island where our CORE VALUES include Respect & Kindness, Integrity, Teamwork, Innovation, and Service to Others.
Direct Support Professionals provide challenging, meaningful activities that promote personal growth to adults with varying disabilities attending the Day Program. The program provides an environment that is person centered and reflects the needs, interests, abilities, and desires of the participants.
Benefits for Full-time employees:
*Benefits are based on position and scheduled hours
Direct Support Professionals provide therapeutically based skills training in functional life skills, vocational, self-direction, community utilization, socialization, and communication. In this role you will offer opportunities for choice, initiation, and risk taking while capitalizing on each persons’ capabilities, strengths, and preferences. Direct Support Professionals may provide transportation and accompany individuals on community outings and volunteering assignments, using personal and agency vehicles. Assistance with personal care may also be required while promoting independence. This position works within a multidisciplinary team following all support plans and is responsible for accurate documentation.
Direct Support Staff are provided a paid New Employee Orientation and receive training on CPR/First Aid, Safety Care, Defensive Driving, and Medication Administration. Comprehensive program-specific training at the work site is also provided.
You can also see an overview of the amazing work our organization does with this video: https://vimeo.com/344648526
The mission of Seven Hills Foundation is to promote and encourage the empowerment of people with significant challenges so that each may pursue their highest possible degree of personal well-being and independence.