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Nonotuck Resource Associates Inc Direct Support Professional in Auburn, Massachusetts

Coverage Areas: Auburn

Job Type: 30 Hours/ Week

Set Scheduled Determined with Individual being served.

Who We Are:

Nonotuck Resource Associates (www.nonotuck.com) offers Shared Living, Adult Family Care and individualized day services for people with disabilities. Each of our services is dedicated to our mission of providing people with disabilities a choice, a voice and the opportunity to live authentic lives. Nonotuck is currently seeking caring and compassionate individuals who are searching for meaningful work.

Open Position: Direct Care Staff / Companion

Nonotuck Resource Associates, Inc. is seeking a Direct Care Professional for Michael. This is a non-exempt position. The initial schedule is determined by you and the person being served. Once the schedule is set strict adherence to the schedule and punctuality is a must as this particular individual does not handle schedule changes well. Direct care staff must develop a strong rapport built on mutuality of love, kindness and respect.

Mike likes to go to local fast food restaurants for lunch and conversation. He also likes long car rides where he can talk about his day. He would like to get a gym membership and go to the gym with his direct care staff. Mike enjoys going to the movies and attending community events.

Responsibilities of the direct care staff include but are not limited to:

  • Identify and engage in person specific community activities which may include; recreation, social activities or life skill training

  • Assist people to achieve their ISP goals - Provide companionship and model appropriate social skills to help build and maintain personal relationships.

  • Support people to stay safe by following person specific plans

  • Transportation to/from preferred activities

Job Qualifications:

  • Valid driver's license, clean driving record, and a reliable vehicle

  • Pass a Massachusetts and nationwide criminal background check (CORI and finger printing)

  • Current annual physical or the ability to be seen by PCP within 30 days

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Experience with Anxiety, Mental Health, and Intellectual Disability

For more information about this and other opportunities, please visit: www.nonotuck.com

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