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Home Life Skills Coach

STRIVE | Portland, ME 04116

We at PSL Services/STRIVE are committed to being part of the community and assisting people with emotional and intellectual disabilities to live with dignity and respect as active members of our community. At PSL Services/STRIVE we work with the individuals who have selected us to support them in the life they have chosen.

PSL's Personal Home Support Services program is designed for people who have their own homes in the community and do not require 24-hour on-site support. However, their skills are such that they do need assistance in certain areas to maintain their success in the community and further increase their independence.

Areas of need are identified by the individual and his or her treatment team, and a plan is developed using a menu of services available through this level of support. The menu is flexible and includes support such as budgeting, assistance with medical and dental appointments, apartment cleaning and maintenance, assistance with problem solving and self-advocacy, etc.

$500 Sign-on Bonus to the successful applicant! We are currently looking for a motivated, energetic and compassionate individual to fill a Full Time Direct Support Professional position. The current schedule is Monday-Friday (flexible) 8am-6pm

Responsibilities:

  • Supporting adults with intellectual disabilities to increase independence in their personal residence or family’s homes; Primarily in the areas of meal preparation, routine housework, grocery shopping, food storage, and laundry.
  • Completing all necessary documentation
  • Building relationships with clients and providing crisis support when needed
    Requirements
  • High School Diploma
  • Drivers License and clean driving record
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at once
  • CRMA Certification preferred but not required
     
    Benefits:
    As a valued team member you will enjoy:
  • Generous benefit package including health insurance, free dental and life insurance, flexible spending account, 401K, paid holidays, vacation and sick time and a variety of exciting employee discounts
  • Excellent training curriculum
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Opportunity to advance to team leader, program coordinator or Case Manager
  • CDS, CRMA, CPR and first aid classes where we pay for the training and you get paid to learn
  • Extremely supportive environment where management is committed to your success
    PSL Services/STRIVE is an equal opportunity employer
     

Posted On: 11/21/182018-11-21
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Telecommute: No
Categories: Direct Support Care, Education, Home Care
Job Type: Regular
Job Status: Full Time
Career Level: Entry Level (<2 years experience)
Minimum Degree: High School or Equivalent
Pay Type: Hourly Wage
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