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Direct Support Specialist - Respite 

Salary $14 per hour - $16 per hour  
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Shift Various Shifts  
Location Fairfield County  
Position Direct Support Specialist - Respite  
Category Behavioral Health  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 8/25/2020  
Close Date 9/25/2020  
Req Number BEH-20-00129  
Description

Would you like to help make a difference, enjoy excellent benefits, and join a fast-growing company? We have a job for you!

We are looking for dedicated Direct Support Specialists in Fairfield County who share our passion for helping others to join the Boundless team and provide therapeutic respite services!

Boundless is fast growing CQL- and CARF- accredited nonprofit organization with nearly 40 years of expertise. We are focused on supporting people with complex needs associated with intellectual and developmental disabilities and/or behavioral health challenges.

Boundless Benefits

Working for Boundless has many perks. We treat our team like family and offer advantages that allow you to focus, thrive, and grow.

Enjoy excellent benefits such as medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, a flexible spending plan, and generous time off. Looking to develop your skills? Boundless can offer you hard to find training, flexibility, and personal and professional opportunities.

Empower kids to lead Boundless lives.

Some positions may require travel between homes during the work day. If this is the case, you will be reimbursed for mileage.

The hours for this position are Monday through Friday, 1:00 - 4:00 pm

The pay for this position is $14.00 - $16.00 per hour

Some positions may require travel between homes during the work day. If this is the case, you will be reimbursed for mileage.

Join us --- and make the change happen!

What You Would Be Doing

In this role, you will utilize your professional skills to provide a personalized approach to care designed to increase adaptive skills and decrease challenging behavior while also supporting activities of daily living and providing direct care support. This is a unique opportunity for a special person to care for and support children or young adults (under 18) with a higher level of need in their homes. Primary job responsibility will be to provide in-home respite support to work directly with families in their homes, school, and communities in Licking/Fairfield Counties.

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Assist in the design of trauma informed support strategies.
  • Work side-by-side with families to ensure the proper implementation of trauma informed support strategies.
  • Train families and other support systems/caregivers as to the proper implementation of trauma informed support strategies.
  • Collect data.
  • Provide Strategic Interval Respite.
  • Frequent and consistent communication with team members to ensure proper execution and effectiveness of support strategies.
  • Other duties as requested.
 
Position Requirements

Required Education:

  • HSD/GED required, BA preferred with starting pay contingent upon education and experience)

Certifications and Licenses:

  • Valid Ohio Driver’s License.
  • Current automobile insurance and reliable transportation.
  • No more than 5 points on license.
  • Ability to pass background check and pre-employment drug screen.

Preferred Experience

  • Experience working with people with developmental disabilities with complex behavior needs.
  • Experience working with children.
  • Experience working in a residential setting.

Interested? Great! Apply for this job and we will review your application.

All candidates who have received an offer of employment will be required to undergo a pre-employment background check and drug screen as applicable for the role.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

 
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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