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Massachusetts Employer Direct Support Profesional in Lexington, Massachusetts

Human Services multi-service organization that provides residential services, independent living supports, and guardianship services for adults with intellectual, developmental and other related disabilities is hiring Direct Support Professionals We are looking for compassionate Direct Support Professionals to join our team and provide outstanding care and support to the individuals we serve! Our DSPs work inside our residential programs to help our individuals with various activities of daily living, assist them in reaching their personal goals, and introduce them to community activities We have full time, part time, and relief positions available with a variety of hours. Both weekday and weekend shifts are available. Job duties: Form meaningful relationships with individuals we serve Assist individuals with activities of daily living and help them get through their daily routine. This may involve laundry, cleaning, cooking, meal prep, and personal care Promote healthy, engaging activities both in the home and in the community Administer medications as applicable Provide transportation as needed Ensure safety and wellbeing of individuals served by monitoring relationships for abuse/neglect, responding to health and medical needs, and responding to and reporting all emergencies Assist in creating a home environment that reflects individuals preferences and personality. We believe great care begins by taking care of our employees. So we'll reward you with competitive pay and exceptional benefits, paid training, continuous educational and development opportunities, and our unique culture of support. Requirements: First Aid and CPR Certification required before starting employment MAP (Medication Administration Program) certification preferred - we will help you obtain this! High school diploma or equivalent Valid MA drivers license Eligible to work in the United States Ability to lift up to 30 pounds. Ability to read and write in English Familiarity with computers