Direct Support Professional

  • Sevita
  • Farmington, NM
  • time-alarm-solid 02-06-2024

Job Description

Sevita is hiring Direct Support Professionals (DSP) to provide community-based services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. As a DSP at Sevita, you will have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of others. This role offers a rewarding career with a mission-driven team and the chance to create lasting relationships. If you are compassionate, patient, and find meaning in helping others, Sevita welcomes you to join our team and experience a career well-lived.

Responsibilities

  • Be proud of rewarding work helping people grow, learn, and live well.
  • Develop real, meaningful relationships with the individuals served.
  • Experience ownership and trust from your leaders to do what’s right for participants.
  • Take initiative to help participants be part of the community and enjoy their favorite activities.
  • Support participants with developmental goals like budgeting, exercise, and nutrition.
  • Assist individuals with personal hygiene and support those with behavioral challenges and complex needs.

Benefits

  • Competitive Pay: Starting at $12.75 - $13.75 per hour and full benefits package for employees working 30+ hours per week, including a 401(k) with a 3% company match.
  • Time Off: Paid time off plus holiday pay.
  • Network of Support: Supervisors who care deeply about the participants and your wellbeing.
  • Job Security: A stable job at an established, growing company.
  • Learning and Development: Sevita invests in your development and provides tools and training for a fulfilling career.

Requirements

  • Education: High School Diploma or equivalent (Required).
  • Experience: Six months of experience in human services, direct care, or care coordination preferred.
  • Skills: Communication, adaptability, multi-tasking, teamwork, time-management.
  • Behavioral Traits: Patient, compassionate, reliable, responsible.
  • Valid Driver's License and access to a registered vehicle with proof of insurance.