- Layton, UT, USA
- Full Time
We offer a health plan through health reimbursement accounts (HRA) with an option to participate in a health savings account (HSA), dental, vision, accrued paid time off (PTO) following a waiting period, a 401(k) with employer match, an employee assistance program (EAP), life, and disability.
TURN Community Services is currently hiring for a full-time entry-level Direct Support Professional (DSP) to join our human services team in the Layton, UT area. This caregiving position earns a competitive wage of $16.50/hour plus a $600 sign-on bonus.
In addition to competitive pay and our supportive culture, we offer our Direct Support Professionals the following benefits:
- Health plan with a health savings account (HSA)
- Accrued paid time off (PTO)
- 401(k) plan with employer match
- Employee assistance program (EAP)
So, now that you've learned the who, what, where, and why, you may be wondering HOW? It's easy! Just fill out our initial mobile-friendly online application. We hope to meet you soon!
This full-time entry-level caregiving position in human services typically works swing shifts or weekend shifts based on the needs of the persons served.
In this entry-level caregiving role, you advocate for and support individuals with developmental disabilities. You provide this support and guidance during swing shifts and weekend 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, and this makes you perfect for this caregiving position!
ABOUT TURN COMMUNITY SERVICES
Formerly 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.
OUR IDEAL DSP
- Reliable - dependable, punctual, and self-disciplined
- Efficient - prioritize multiple tasks effectively
- Personable - communicates and builds rapport easily
- Professional - respectful, trustworthy, and caring
- Team-player - works well with others
If this sounds like you, keep reading about this entry-level position in human services!
- 18 years old or older
- Valid driver's license and a reliable personal vehicle
- Ability to pass a criminal background check upon hire
If you meet the above requirements, we need you. Apply today to join our human services team as Direct Support Professional (DSP)!
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