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ESN Direct Support Professional

Employer
Benchmark Human Services
Location
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Closing date
May 25, 2024

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Job Role
Support Staff
Sign-On Bonus: n/a

Description:

Join Benchmark Human Services and positively impact the lives of other people who are just like you! Benchmark is a national leader in providing programs to individuals with disabilities and mental illness. The South Bend office is seeking qualified and caring people to work as a Direct Support Professional (DSP, CNA, caregiver, home health aide) for our Day Service Program. Successful applicants will attend paid training to obtain required certifications. No experience is necessary, learn on-the-job.

Since 1960, Benchmark has been empowering marginalized populations to see their potential. We are committed to realizing the full potential of EVERYONE - those we serve, our partners and vendors, and our employees, who bring our mission to life each day. We actively strive to be a workplace that honors the unique experiences of our employees. Benchmark believes we are stronger, better, more effective in our pursuits when we are diverse; when we are equitable; and when we create space for everyone to be their authentic selves.

This position is M-F 8:00am to 4:00pm! No Weekends or Holidays

Responsibilities Include:
  • Protect and honor the rights of people with disabilities
  • Ensuring a safe and clean home for people served
  • Develop a positive rapport while serving as a role model to create a safe and caring environment
  • Teach skills to individuals served that increase independence such as eating, cooking, and bathing
  • Document data displaying the individual served goals and progression
  • Assist in finding and participating in meaningful community activities
  • Work independent or with co-workers to enhance the growth of individuals served
  • Be able to lift up to 50 pounds or more 1% - 33% of the time. Be able to stand and walk 67% - 100% of the time.
  • Participate in on-going professional training

Benefits:
  • Competitive wages
  • Health and dental insurance
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Voluntary benefits
  • Discount Program
  • Paid Time Off and Sick Time Pay
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Various shifts and locations
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Flexible hours (part-time, full time, weekends)

General Qualifications:
  • Reliable transportation
  • Valid auto insurance and driver”s license
  • High school diploma or GED
  • 1 Year minimum High Behavior Experience

Benchmark Human Services is an EOE/AAP Employer. Veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates can apply online at www.BenchmarkHS.com/Careers

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