Direct Support Professional
Company: Hope Haven, Inc.
Location: Orange City
Posted on: August 6, 2022
The primary mission of Hope Haven is to unleash the potential in
people. We believe in this mission not only for the children,
adults, and families we serve, but also in the teams we build and
the individuals we hire. As a member of the Hope Haven team, you
will be surrounded by a community that empowers, encourages, and
equips every person to live to the height of their strengths and
abilities. And that includes you.
If you want to help "unleash the potential in people", Hope Haven
is the place for you. Hope Haven offers a comprehensive benefits
package including: major medical insurance, supplemental insurance,
paid holidays and vacation, retirement plan, and skill advancement
We are currently looking for full time and part time Direct Support
Professionals (DSPs) to help support our clients and team members.
DSPs provide support to our clients based on their individual
goals, which always include making sure their physical, mental,
emotional, and social needs are met. Whether this is your first job
or a career change, you'll find Hope Haven's Direct Support
Professional position is a great way for you to get started in the
field of Human Services. You'll start each day with the intention
to make a profound and positive difference, and you'll end each day
doing exactly that.
To be considered for the position, eligible candidates must have
the following core requirements:
* Basic computer skills
* Confident writing and verbal communication skills
* Sound judgment and problem-solving skills
* Ability to complete orientation training, a medication
administration course, training as determined by supervisor, and
other agency requirements
* A valid driver's license, reliable transportation, & proof of
* Ability to pass a health assessment, drug screening, & criminal
Because Direct Support Professionals support many different
departments and goals at Hope Haven, additional requirements may be
added on for specific fields, like job coaching and employment
training certification. The actual job responsibilities for this
position are varied and lengthy, and we can go over them with you
in person if you qualify for an interview. Most of what you will do
in this role can be taught; what we are looking for are qualities
and gifts that cannot be trained:
* a love of variety and people
* plenty of empathy, compassion, and enthusiasm
* a passion for both teaching and learning
* the ability to handle surprises, challenges, and opportunities
with a contagiously positive attitude
* a respectful appreciation for details and organization
If this all sounds like a good fit, you are here for a reason.
Apply today. We offer competitive compensation, benefits, and
scheduling. And you'll be able to put your gifts to good use, which
comes with its own amazing rewards.
* Pay Type Hourly
* Orange City, 400 Central, Suite 500, Orange City, Iowa, United
States of America
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