Direct Support Professional (DSP)

Jubilee Association of Maryland
Rockville, MD
Jul 20, 2021
Jul 24, 2021
Full Time
"HELPING ONE PERSON MIGHT NOT CHANGE THE WHOLE WORLD, BUT IT COULD CHANGE THE WHOLE WORLD FOR ONE PERSON." Jubilee Association of Maryland is looking for Direct Support Professionals to join our team. The ideal candidate must be creative, tech-savvy, openminded, flexible, innovative, and have a passion for helping others. At Jubilee, we support and advocate for adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities, and help the people we support to live the most amazing life possible. Jubilee's philosophy and core values are grounded in an abiding belief that the created universe is good, all people are created in God's image, and all people are empowered. Full time position (weekends required) Base Rate of Pay: $14.60/hour Requirements: High school diploma and experience in a related field. Must be able to complete a Criminal Background report. Ability to lift up to 40 pounds at a time Have a drivers license and reliable transportation Intermediate computer skills are required, staff will use technology for daily documentation and to help the person receiving support to engage in their communities. Our Comprehensive Benefits Package: Health Insurance, Annual leave, sick leave, dental, short and long term disability additional voluntary life is available, 7 paid holidays (FT support are paid double-time), retirement 1% contribution to 403b after one year and support staff receive additional 2% match; 4% contribution to 401 (a) after 3 years. 3 months extended paid time off after 10 years of full-time employment, $500 paid vacation reimbursement incentive available after 2 and 5 years; $500 after 10 years and each 5 years thereafter, Paid training, plus additional personal training budget, tuition reimbursement after one year; student loan assistance for positions requiring degrees, robust employee wellness program, including gym subsidies, fitness tracker subsidies, biometrics, exercise program and yoga with certified trainers. stipend for employee referrals, flexible spending account for qualified dependent care and medical costs, "Best deal" buying at DARCARS, voluntary Aflac-like benefits, Employee assistance plan, voluntary vision coverage. Company overview: Jubilee Association of Maryland was established as an outreach of Hyattsville Mennonite Church in 1978. Beginning with one group home serving seven adults, Jubilee has gradually grown to now serve over 135 adults with developmental disabilities. Jubilee supports over 100 adults who live more independently in the community and are funded by Community Supported Living Arrangements, Maryland Individual Support Services, and Montgomery County Individual Support Services-County or County Crisis funding. Job Requirements:Providing direct support to individuals with intellectual disabilitiesProvide direct care support for adults with disabilitiesProvide direct care to persons with developmental and physical disabilitiesEnable individuals with disabilities to perform dutiesPlay a directcare role, helping individuals with severe developmental disabilities to learnskills of daily livingPlay a direct care role, helping individuals with severe developmental disabilities to learn skills of daily livingSupport clients with developmental disabilities of different degreesProvide support to people with disabilitiesPerform personal care and daily living needsSupporting activities of daily livingAssess the needs of persons with intellectual or other developmental disabilitiesAssist individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities live a self-directed lifeComplete all daily, weekly, and monthly records, reports, logs, progress notes, location reports, and medical records in a timely fashionTeach and assist with everyday living skills, support individuals with community activities including paid employment and volunteer opportunities, facilitate community relationshipsPaid employment and volunteer opportunitiesInstruct individuals with daily living skillsWork in a residentialsetting, providing support to individuals with intellectual and developmentaldisabilitiesWork in a residential setting, providing support to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilitiesSupport people with intellectual/developmental disabilities in living best life in a safe environmentAssist each client, as needed, in skill development in areas such as activities of daily living, domestic living, recreation, socialization