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Hands of Heartland locationWest Point, NE
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Hourly Wage, $13.50 - $18.00
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West Point, NE, United States

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Hands of Heartland has been supporting people with developmental disabilities in Nebraska since 1997. We value our team members and offer highly competitive wages and benefits, including 7 paid holidays and tuition reimbursement for full-time team members.

We are looking for dependable, compassionate direct support professionals to work with people with developmental disabilities in the West Point area. We are opening a new group home and are hiring for various shifts, including 3-11p Mon-Fri, weekday and weekend overnights, and weekend days. Our starting wage for most DSP positions is $13 an hour, but we pay higher wages for experience and CNA certification. Asleep overnight positions pay $10 an hour. Full-time and part-time positions are available.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide services to address the wants and needs of people with developmental disabilities, which may include:

- Supporting personal goals

- Administering medications

- Planning and preparing meals

- Assisting with activities of daily living

- Transporting to and from day program and community outings

- Reinforcing therapies, including speech, behavioral support, and physical therapy

- Ensuring all needs are addressed in a respectful manner with dignity and personal choice

- Completing and maintaining required documentation on a web-based system

Qualifications:

- Valid driver's license

- Current automobile insurance

- Ability to pass registry and background checks

- Must maintain confidentiality and protect individual rights

- Proven skills in communication, observation, problem solving, and time management

- Ability to lift up to 75 pounds as needed

- Ability to use verbal and physical intervention to redirect and/or restrain a person who is physically aggressive or self-abusive

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