Open Position --- Part-Time Direct Support Professional

    TOWN OF COVENTRY

    DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES

    POSITION AVAILABLE

    PART-TIME DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL

    Direct Support Professionals provide valuable, supportive care in a quality-based, motivating environment for people with intellectual, emotional and developmental disabilities in their community and homes. An essential element of this job is to convey steady encouragement to ensure the growth of skills needed for daily living; this includes establishing high-quality relationships. DSP's promote healthy living, healthcare management, and natural supports. Staff develop skills and abilities to remain calm during demanding situations, while ensuring the maintenance of a healthy and safe home environment. A perfect position for students seeking flexible hours and gaining hands on experience in all facets of the human service industry.

    • Minimum Requirements A high school diploma or GED equivalent; valid driver's license with a good driving record; Clean criminal background check; and reliable transportation to work.
    • Must be able to: lift 25 to 50lbs; bend/squat, or kneel without limitation.

     

    WAGES:                                             $18/hr. Based on Experience/No Benefits

                                                               

    HOURS:                                             Weekdays (less than a 29 hour work week)

    Applications available at:                   Coventry Town Hall

    1670 Flat River Road

                                                                Coventry, RI 02816                                                           

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                                                                https://coventryri.org

    Submit applications or resume to:      hr@coventryri.org; or                                                       

                                                                Coventry Town Hall, Human Resource Department

    1670 Flat River Road

                                                                Coventry, RI 02816