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Preliminary Application To Hiring
Direct Support Professional (DSP)
Direct Support Professionals (DSP) assist individuals with tasks, learning and all aspects of daily living in every environment: classrooms, residences, and the community. Caring, patient, excellent written and verbal ability, and attention to detail are important skills for this positon. Successful candidates must be caring and patient. Excellent communication skills and attention to details are vital skills needed for this position.
Requirements: A high school diploma or GED, valid driver's license and social security card are required. Some positions require the ability to obtain an "F" endorsement on driver's license.
Experience working with children or adults who have developmental and/or physical disabilities is a plus.
Job Summary: The residential homes are located throughout the Chattanooga area, including Red Bank, Tiftionia and Signal Mountain. Must be able to lift 50 or more pounds alone. Duties will include total client care: monitoring and recording personal objectives, entering daily notes, providing general supervision and assisting with personal hygiene, laundry, cooking, and house cleaning. Other duties as assigned.
Pay: $9.00 per hour
Benefits: Paid holidays, sick and vacation; dental, health and vision insurance and 401(k)