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DSP - Asheville/Residential position 

About the Organization Our company was incorporated in 1984 within the State of North Carolina, and opened its doors for business in August of 1985. The company has continually grown to a point where we currently serve more than 600 individuals, and employ more than 1000 people across the state.

Skill Creations is a human services agency that operates three service divisions. The ICF Division provides specialized long-term residential care to 191 individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities in 15 different towns in North Carolina. The Community Operations Division provides residential and non-residential services to persons with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities in their home community. The Child Development Division, with two locations in Goldsboro, provides high quality child care and preschool for children ages birth - 5 years. One center also offers after school care through age 12.  
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Looking for MEANINGFUL and FUN employment?!

Join our Non-Profit agency in assisting individuals to learn and grow while becoming the best version of themselves! Our agency excels in the area of staff longevity, support and teamwork as we create opportunities for individuals to thrive in their daily lives. 

This position is a unique opportunity to provide support to an active, fun guy who lives in his own home in North Asheville. He works at a locally owned business, he stays active caring for his home and his dog; he walks, hikes, bikes and rollerblades, he loves music and good movies and good food. In this position there would be a minimum of 1 night per week you would stay overnight as well as other opportunities during the day ...

Our Agency Starting Pay Rate :$14 /hr

Direct Support Professional (DSP) is responsible for a variety of duties related to the overall support to individuals receiving services from Skill Creations, Inc. The individuals served are affected by intellectual and developmental disabilities, traumatic brain injury and secondary mental health/substance abuse issues. The DSP works in the individual’s home and/or in the community providing one-to-one or group care according to the specific needs of the individuals and their plan of care. Examples of the type of duties include assisting the individual with personal care, preparing meals/snacks and assisting with taking medications. The Direct Support Professional also provides training opportunities in the areas of communication, recreation/leisure skills and appropriate behaviors. For some assignments, the DSP transports/accompanies individuals to a day program site and other activities in the community.

**Full-Time staff members are eligible for medical, dental, and life insurances, as well as Paid Time Fff and 401-K Retirement

***Please note: While resumes are accepted, the online application MUST be completed in full before a candidate will be considered for any open positions. Applicants who submit only resumes without fully completing the application will not be considered for positions because their application will be locked as incomplete. Only applicants with complete and qualified applications will be contacted about open positions.

 
Position Requirements

High School diploma or GED from an accredited school is required. Prompt and regular attendance for assigned work schedule is expected. Includes working during inclement weather and some holidays. In most positions, a valid driver's license and driving record that meets the agency's insurability standards is essential. Course work will be required in CPR/First Aid and behavior management. Basic computer skills are needed for e-mail, electronic training modules and recording data. Persons must have the ability to lift 50 pounds and the work occasionally requires balancing, bending, stooping and kneeling. The position requires the employee to be on his or her feet most of the time.

Client Specific Needs (Training provided to meet this requirement):

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time and/or Part-Time  
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.  
Location MRO  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://SkillCreations.appone.com



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