- Cedar City, UT, USA
- Part 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 or part-time entry-level Caregiver / Direct Support Professional (DSP) in the Cedar City 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 compassionate culture, we offer this entry-level human services position the following benefits:
- A health plan through health reimbursement accounts (HRA) with an option to participate in a health savings account (HSA)
- Dental and vision insurance
- Accrued paid time off (PTO)
- A 401(k) with employer match
- An employee assistance program (EAP)
- Life and disability insurance
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This full- or part-time entry-level position in human services has various day shift, swing shift, weekend shift, and night shift schedules available based on the needs of the persons served.
In this entry-level caregiving role, you support individuals with developmental disabilities in living their lives to the fullest and as independently as possible. You provide this caregiving and guidance during day shifts, swing shifts, or night shifts in supported living programs, group homes, and family support programs. Your support is needed in many areas of daily living such as medication administration, hygiene, grooming, shopping, meal preparation, transportation, and housekeeping.
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. You find it very rewarding to help individuals with developmental disabilities lead self-fulfilling lives, which 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 CAREGIVER / DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (DSP)
- Punctual - ability to arrive on time and work the hours agreed upon
- Dependable - someone who residents and team members can rely on
- Compassionate - willing and able to show concern for all those around
- Flexible - ability to adapt to the schedule and work changes
- Eager to learn - willing to take direction and learn this human services industry
If this sounds like you, keep reading!
REQUIREMENTS FOR A CAREGIVER / DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (DSP)
- 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 a Caregiver / Direct Support Professional (DSP)!
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