GastoniaRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Gastonia jobs

Direct Service Professional Mt. Ridge-

Company: Lutheran Services Carolinas
Location: Gastonia
Posted on: November 18, 2023

Job Description:

Job Details

Job Location: Mt. Ridge Group Home - Gastonia, NC

Position Type: Full Time

Education Level: High School

Salary Range: $15.00 - $16.50 Hourly

Lutheran Services Carolinas offers comfortable homes in residential neighborhoods for adults coping with varying degrees of autism, mental illness, symptoms resulting from traumatic brain injury, or a broad range of intellectual or developmental disabilities. Though self-sufficiency is taught and encouraged in these homes, many clients may continue to live with LSC throughout their lives. Mt. Ridge ICF-IDD Residential Program has been a staple for Lutheran Services Carolinas in intermediate care for individuals with developmental disabilities. Residents of Mt. Ridge receive support from Direct Service Professionals (DSPs) for activities of daily living, as well as educational and recreational opportunities. Residents also work on building functional skills as well as social skills and independent living skills such as money management, shopping, and scheduling appointments.

We are hiring Direct Service Professionals (DSPs) that are eager to fulfill their passion in working with those that are vulnerable and deserving of abundant living!

  • Starting pay-$15 to $16.50
  • Sign on bonus- $1000
  • Benefits in 30 days (for those offered schedules at least 20 hours per week)
    • Can exchange benefits and PTO package for $4 increase to base hourly rate (rate of pay would increase to $19.00-$20.50).
    • Paid Time Off (for those offered schedules at least 20 hours per week)
      • Can exchange PTO option for $4 increase as indicated above.
      • Professional development opportunities
      • Tuition assistance
      • Daily Pay- receive your pay as you earn it! No waiting until pay day!
      • Must be available to work some weekends each month. Schedule is 7 days on/7 days off.
        Qualifications (Minimum Job Requirements): Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

        Education: H.S. diploma or GED

        Experience: 1 year experience in Human Services field preferred but not required.

        Specific skills/abilities: Minimum age 21.
        • Eager to learn and quick to adapt
        • Caring and compassionate
        • Dependable, responsible, and ethical
        • Able to calmly handle stressful situations
        • Able to communicate effectively and legibly in writing
        • Flexible and open-minded
        • Good judgment and decision making skills Specialized knowledge, licenses, etc: NC or SC Valid driver's license

          Come join us and become a team mate at LSC today!!!

Keywords: Lutheran Services Carolinas, Gastonia , Direct Service Professional Mt. Ridge-, Other , Gastonia, North Carolina

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest North Carolina jobs by following @recnetNC on Twitter!

Gastonia RSS job feeds