Damar Services, Inc.

Experienced Direct Support Professional

Job ID
2019-3345
Job Location
US-IN-Indianapolis
Category
Children's Neuropsychiatric Crisis Center (CNPCC)

Overview

Starting Pay: $14.00 - $15.00/hour

We are hiring for the following shifts: 

  • Weekends only (Sat & Sun) - 7:00am - 11:00pm

 

At Damar, our people are remarkable. Our staff are dedicated to serving our clients to achieve remarkable results. We are a diverse team of men and women with a wide range of skills and experiences interested in careers that matter.  We will provide you the training to help you not only provide the best service to our clients, but provide a place where you can fulfill your career ambitions.  With competitive benefits, a culture of compassion, innovation and fun, Damar Services offers you the opportunity to do remarkable work.
 
This person will be provided comprehensive training enabling the performance of a variety of Para-professional tasks related to the care of individuals served by Damar Services.

Responsibilities

Remarkable way you will make a difference...

  • Conduct and supervise recreational and life enrichment activities
  • Participate in evaluation and assessment of client needs.
  • Assist with the development of appropriate daily living, self-help and social skills
  • Help maintain a safe and healthy environment
  • Help implement behavior management plans
  • Respond to and manage crisis situations

 

Rewards you can expect...

  • Receive world-class training of verbal intervention & physical management techniques
  • Earn up to $1,250 a year in incentives
  • Opportunity to promote within 6 months
  • Enjoy Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance options
  • Receive up to $3,000 a year in Tuition Assistance
  • Save for your retirement with our 401(k) Plan Participation
  • Take care of loved ones through our Damar provided Life Insurance and additional voluntary options
  • Protect your income through Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance options
  • Enjoy eligible holidays at home while getting paid with our Paid Holiday plan
  • Take paid time off for rest and relaxation with our PTO plan

Qualifications

What you need to be considered...

  • Be at least 21
  • Associate’s degree or 48 completed credit hours OR a High School diploma or GED with a 2 years of full-time experience working with neuropsychiatric or behavioral challenges and/or individuals identifying with the DD/ID population. Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Depending on the specific role you may need to possess a valid Indiana driver’s license and good driving record
  • Successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen and physical.
  • Favorably meet and maintain Damar Services’ background screening
  • Be clear of any felony convictions, substantiated charges of neglect or other disqualifying criminal offenses

 

Essential Job Functions

Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight (up to 35lbs); to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; to travel to other locations using various modes of private and commercial transportation; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.

Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.

Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

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