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SIRS(Southern Indiana Resource Solutions Direct Support Professional (DSP) in Boonville, Indiana

Job Title: Direct Support Professional (DSP)Location: Vanderburgh and Warrick CountiesStatus: Full Time Job Summary: This is a unique opportunity for helping individuals make a difference in their lives. As a Direct Support Professional, you will make a difference by assisting individuals with disabilities on their journey toward independence, be a part of their community, and have some fun while doing it!Assist with communication and training guidance from the clients supervisor/employer, de-escalate behaviors, and assist with tracking the progress of clients for the Employment Consultant. Assist clients with self-advocacy skills and promote independence.Insure that efforts are undertaken to implement the individual choices and preferences of each person assigned.Communicate and interact with all significant people in the lives of all persons assigned.Encourage open mindedness of all persons served and their families help to create a balance between work and social time for all persons served. Attend all initial and annual training. Report to work on time and be actively engaged for full duration of your shift.Participate in required meetings.Work Environment: Work environment varies with the location of service delivery. There is possible exposure to both hot and cold. There is possible exposure to pets.Work Schedule Work schedule requires flexibility and varies according to the needs of clients or the needs of the team. Willingness to work nonstandard and flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends. Dependability and reliability required. Certifications Required:CPR/First Aid (will train)*we accept American Heart Association or Red CrossPhysical Requirements: Frequent (34-66% of time), Medium Heavy-lifting 80 lbs. maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 40 lbs. Ability to exert sufficient grip to pick up a 12 oz. can of soft drink. Work while standing, walking, and in seated position.Additional Requirements:Must possess and maintain a valid Drivers License and Proof of Auto Insurance.Screening Requirements:Must pass extensive background check: Motor Vehicle, Vehicle Insurance, Criminal Background Check, Drug Screen, Physical, TB TestTo apply for this position, please submit your resume by email or mail to our regional office; addresses are below. Remember to add Job ID# to your communication so that HR is aware of which position you are interested in.Email: sirshr@sirs.orgSIRS, Inc. ATTN:Vanessa 1579 S. Folsomville Road Boonville, IN 47601