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Direct Support Professional

HopeTree Family Services
Blue Ridge, VA Full-time
Posted on October 7, 2019

Direct Support Professional – Full-Time Day

Job Summary

HopeTree Family Services has an opening for a Full-Time Day Position for a Direct Support Professional in our Developmental Disabilities Ministry (DDM) in Blue Ridge, VA, serving adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Providing a secure and responsive environment that enables each individual to maximize his/her physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual capabilities
  • Providing guidance regarding social skills, transportation, health/personal hygiene, food preparation and housekeeping
  • Transportation to appointments, community events and outings

Qualifications and Skills

  • A minimum of a high school diploma or GED. Experience or education in mental health, human services or related field is preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership ability, emotional maturity and patience necessary to understand and accept the social, psychological and emotional needs of adults with developmental disabilities
  • Good verbal, written and computer skills
  • Must be at least 21 years of age, have a valid driver’s license, and acceptable driving record
  • Must have the ability to represent HopeTree Family Services in a positive manner within the community
  • Background checks and pre-employment drug testing

Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off
  • Retirement Plan

All interested candidates may apply at https://hopetreefs.formstack.com/forms/hopetree_family_services_employment_application_ddma?position=Direct%20Support%20Professional%20-%20Full-Time%20Day&location=Blue%20Ridge,%20VA

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