Direct Service Professional Mt. Ridge-
Company: Lutheran Services Carolinas
Posted on: November 18, 2023
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
- Can exchange PTO option for $4 increase as indicated
- Professional development opportunities
- Tuition assistance
- Daily Pay- receive your pay as you earn it! No waiting until
- 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
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!!!
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