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Aspire Living & Learning

Direct Support Professional

  • Location

    Merrimack, NH
  • Posted On

    April 30, 2021
  • Job Type

  • Category

    Social Work
  • Experience Level

    Entry Level
  • Education Level

    High School Diploma
  • Salary

    Not Specified

Job Description

Feel great about where you work and let Aspire Living & Learning be the place your career takes flight. We are a non-profit human services agency making a meaningful difference in the lives of adults and children with autism and other disabilities.

Aspire Living & Learning is looking to hire Direct Support Professionals in the Merrimack, NH area.

Multiple Full Time Shifts: 30 or 40 hours a week

Monday-Friday 9:00am-3:00pm- 8:00am-4:00pm- No nights, weekends or holidays!

Major Responsibilities/Activities:

Support an adult with developmental disabilities
Ensure health, safety, community integration, and quality of life
Teach and assist with everyday living skills
Support community activities, including paid employment and volunteer opportunities
Help develop and maintain relationships
Write daily notes online
Work the person, their family, and others who support them

Minimum Requirements:

High School Diploma or GED required
Experience in the developmental disabilities system preferred, but not required
Candidates who are passionate about working with individuals with developmental disabilities and have equivalent education or desire to gain experience in the field will also be considered
At least moderate computer skills and experience with electronics

Direct Support Professional Full Time position comes with a competitive benefits package that includes:

Full health, dental, and vision insurance
Flexible Spending Account (FSA) for medical and dependent care
403(b) retirement plan and employer matching contribution
Paid sick / personal days
Life insurance (equal to twice your salary)
Short and long-term disability
Focus on ongoing professional development
Opportunities for advancement
Tuition Reimbursement

If you want to join us in making a difference and positively impact the lives of others while charting your own path of development, then we at the Aspire team would love to hear from you.
Aspire believes it must play an active role in creating a community of employees that is diverse, inclusive and equitable. Our work benefits greatly from the contributions of people of color, people from working class backgrounds, women, LGBTQ people, and individuals with disabilities. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other marginalized communities.

A successful candidate will have a personal vehicle, proof of 100,000/300,000 liability auto insurance, and a safe driving record. Candidates must have a clean BEAS and a clean criminal record in order to attain employment with Aspire. A background check will be required for successful candidates seeking employment.

How to Apply

When applying, mention you saw this opening listed on Disability Scoop.