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Aspire Living & Learning

Direct Support Professional

  • Location

    Hamden, CT
  • Posted On

    April 27, 2021
  • Job Type

  • Category

    Social Work
  • Experience Level

    Not Specified
  • Education Level

    High School Diploma
  • Salary

    Not Specified

Job Description

Aspire Living & Learning is currently hiring for FT & PT 2nd shift position in Hamden.

Payrate is $14.75/hr

We are seeking motivated and dedicated Direct Support Professionals who want to make a difference in the lives of many. This role is essential to provide day-to-day support to individuals with intellectual disabilities in a group home setting.

What you’ll do:

Help and guide individuals with daily living skills.
Provide an opportunity for growth by working on their individual goals and plans.
Assist in day-to-day needs such as personal hygiene, meal preparation and transportation.
Seeking out opportunities for community based activities for the individuals to enjoy.
Help to provide a safe and nurturing environment for our individuals.

What we’re looking for:

Someone who can think outside the box
A passion and dedication to help others
Eagerness to learn
Flexible and adaptable
High School Diploma or equivalent
Valid driver’s license with a safe driving record
And 18 years or older

Aspire offers:

Continued training and development to give your career a great start
Medication Certification and CPR
Excellent benefits for full time employees such as Medical & Dental Insurance, Paid Time Off, Sick time, Paid Holidays & Tuition Reimbursement
Aspire Living & Learning 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.

How to Apply

Apply here:

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