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.
Peer Trainer DSP provide challenging, meaningful activities that promote personal growth to adults with varying disabilities attending the Day Program. As the lead person on shift, this position ensures staff are properly trained and all required regulations are met including the incident management process and the proper delivery of all services. 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
Peer Trainer DSP ssumes a leadership role and models appropriate support strategies to staff while providing ongoing learning opportunities. This includes ensuring all billable services are accurately documented and reconciled by deadline and all social activities and community integration are meaningful and well-planned. This position participates in the Incident Review process and ensures all required regulations are met.
The Peer Trainer DSP provides 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 person’s capabilities, strengths, and preferences. This position 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, including behavior plans, and is responsible for accurate documentation.
Peer Trainer 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.