Direct Support Professional
Company: Guidewire Inc
Posted on: May 12, 2022
Direct Support Professional:
Guidewire Inc is seeking Direct Support Professionals to join our
dynamic team of caring and compassionate employees. We are a
Non-Profit Human Service Agency supporting people with disabilities
in community settings. We have various full-time and part-time
positions available, with homes located throughout Berkshire
County. As a Direct Support Professional, you will work with our
teams to provide the individuals we support with an atmosphere of
unconditional, positive regard that promotes day-to-day choices,
greater independence, and the opportunity to participate in and
contribute to community life.
Core Job Responsibilities: (Not all inclusive)
Assist individuals as needed/required with all activities of daily
living, such as, self-care and hygiene, food shopping and
preparation, budgeting, household maintenance, leisure activities
and socialization skill development.
Follow and implement behavioral support/treatment plans as required
and document tracked behaviors.
Create opportunities that provide social and leisure activities of
interest to the individuals supported.
Communicate effectively with others, maintain a positive attitude
of compassion, cooperation, and courtesy.
Administration, documentation and ordering of medication in
accordance with the Medication Administration Program (MAP)
regulations and policy.
Health, vision, dental & Life Insurance
Short-term & Long-Term disability insurance
401 (K) retirement plan (with company contribution)
Competitive sick, personal and vacation time
Paid Time and a half on holidays (potential holiday bonus pending
Employee Assistance Program
Employee Discount Programs
Must be at least 18 years of age.
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Must possess and maintain reliable transportation.
Possess current and valid Driver's License.
Must pass a CORI and Fingerprint Background Check.
Ability to work as a team member.
We take the safety of our employees, the individuals we support and
the community very seriously. We have COVID-19 Precautions and
procedures in place including Personal Protective Equipment,
sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures and on-site
Agency provided COVID-19 testing. We have also held numerous
vaccination clinics for our employees and the individuals we
About the Agency:
Guidewire Inc is a Non-Profit Human Services Agency founded in
1982, supporting people with disabilities in community settings,
enabling adults and young adults with developmental disabilities
and behavioral challenges to enjoy community living. We believe
everyone deserves to experience a rich and fulfilling life within
their local community. Our team is here to support them with
well-trained and dedicated staff guiding them every step of the
We appreciate the dedication and talents of our staff as the source
of our success. We support our staff by offering professional
development opportunities, recognition of accomplishments,
rewarding and engaging work. We are committed to promoting from
within. We offer entry level opportunities for candidates
interested in exploring opportunities in the field of human
services. We offer a comprehensive Direct Support Training Program
to help jumpstart this new experience.
Guidewire Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.
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