Damar Services, Inc.

Direct Support Technician - Adult care

Job ID
2024-9490
Job Location
US-IN-Indianapolis
Position Type
Community Living and Support Services - 24 Hour Program

At Damar, our people are remarkable! Our staff are dedicated to serving our clients to achieve remarkable results. We are a diverse team of people with a wide range of skills and experiences interested in careers that matter. We provide a place where you can fulfill your career ambitions. With competitive benefits, a culture of compassion, belonging, acceptance, innovation and fun, Damar offers you the opportunity to do remarkable work!

 

Do you have a passion for working with Adults with disabilities? Do you think you have what it takes to help improve the lives of adults facing life’s greatest developmental and behavioral challenges? You will at Damar. Damar is looking for passionate Direct Support Professionals to perform a variety of tasks related to the care of clients living in the newly built Damar Villages.  Some duties include client supervision and care, crisis management, promoting appropriate social behaviors, and supporting clients in achieving their maximum potential.

 

We are hiring for both part-time and full-time shifts!

(* Preferred shift may not be available at time of application.)

Some of the ways we reward our remarkable Direct Support Professionals...

  • Starting pay: $15.25 an hour or more for experience and education
  • Pay for school with up to $3,000 a year in Tuition Assistance
  • Enjoy Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance options
  • 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
  • Receive world-class training of verbal intervention & physical management techniques

Some of the ways you will be making a difference...

 

  • Assist with the development of appropriate daily living, self-help and social skills
  • Help maintain a safe and healthy environment
  • Provide support to clients and their community-based goals
  • Respond to and manage crisis situations

What you need to be considered...

  • Be at least 18 to work in our Community Living and Support Services program and at least 21 to work in our Children's Residential program
  • Be able to provide formal proof of a high school diploma or GED
  • 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’s 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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