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Direct Support Professional (DSP) / Caregiver - Swing Shifts

Company: TURN Community Services
Location: Orem
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

TURN Community Services in Orem, UT is looking to hire a full-time Direct Support Professional (DSP) / Caregiver to work during swing shifts. Would you like to grow your career in human services with a well-established organization? Do you want to make a profound impact in the lives of people you work with? If so, please read on!This entry-level caregiving position earns a competitive wage of $18/hour plus a $600 sign-on bonus. We provide excellent benefits, including a health plan with a health savings account (HSA), dental, vision, accrued paid time off (PTO), a 401(k) with employer match, an employee assistance program (EAP), life, and disability. If this sounds like the right caregiving opportunity in human services for you, apply today!ABOUT TURN COMMUNITY SERVICESFormerly known as Project TURN, we were founded in 1973 by a group of parents who wanted better program services for their adult children with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Now known as TURN Community Services, we provide resources to more than 850 individuals with developmental disabilities across Utah. With locations from Brigham City to St. George, we offer a full range of services including day programs, residential living, art center programs, summer camp, and supported employment opportunities.Our mission is to TURN dreams into reality and that objective applies to our employees as well. We genuinely care about the people in our employ and want to make a difference in their lives and careers. We strive to do so by offering generous benefits and promoting a work environment where everyone supports each other.A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A SWING SHIFTAs a Direct Support Professional (DSP) / Caregiver, you advocate for and support individuals with developmental disabilities. You provide this support and guidance during swing shifts and night shifts. Your support is needed in many areas of daily living such as medication administration, hygiene, grooming, shopping, meal preparation, transportation, and housekeeping. When assisting overnight, you follow protocols regarding how often the individual needs to be checked on.Using effective teaching and mentoring techniques, you provide life skills training with financial management and behavior management strategies. You also help them to access and participate in their community by supporting them in gaining employment, building relationships, and finding recreational activities they enjoy. You are always careful to model appropriate social skills and behaviors. Conscientiously, you keep accurate and up-to-date documentation as well as promptly report any concerns about health or safety. You find it very rewarding to help individuals with developmental disabilities lead self-fulfilling lives!DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL / CAREGIVER QUALIFICATIONS18 years old or olderValid driver's license and a reliable personal vehicleAbility to pass a criminal background check upon hireAre you punctual, reliable, and self-disciplined? Can you keep track of multiple tasks and prioritize them effectively? Do you have strong communication and interpersonal skills? Are you discreet with confidential information? Can you show compassion while maintaining professional boundaries? Are you calm, flexible, and patient? Can you work well as part of a team? If yes, you might just be perfect for this entry-level caregiving position!WORK SCHEDULEThis full-time entry-level position in human services typically works swing shifts.ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR HUMAN SERVICES TEAM?If you feel that you would be right for this entry-level caregiving job, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!Location: 84097Job Posted by ApplicantPro

Keywords: TURN Community Services, Orem , Direct Support Professional (DSP) / Caregiver - Swing Shifts, Healthcare , Orem, Utah

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