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Damar Services, LLC Direct Support Professional (Castleton Area) in Castleton, Indiana

Do you want to be a hero and help make a positive change in people's lives every day? You will at Damar Services. At Damar, we build better futures for adults facing life’s greatest developmental and behavioral challenges. You don’t need experience, only a passion for helping others. Our world-class training will prepare you for the job. Join our Damar family of heroes today!

Our Direct Support Technicians perform a variety of tasks related to the care of clients served by Damar. Some duties include client supervision and care, crisis management, promoting appropriate social behaviors, and supporting clients in achieving their maximum potential.

Starting Pay: $15.25 per hour

Location: Castleton Area

Some of the duties you will perform as a Direct Support Technician are...

  • Assist with the development of appropriate daily living, self-help and social skills

  • Help maintain a safe and healthy environment

  • Provide support to clients and their community-based goals

  • Respond to and manage crisis situations

Some of the rewards for our employees who work 30+ hours a week.....

  • Receive world-class training of verbal intervention & physical management techniques

  • Earn up to $1,250 a year in incentives

  • Opportunity to promote within 6 months

  • Enjoy Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance options

  • Receive up to $3,000 a year in Tuition Assistance

  • Save for your retirement with our 401(k) Plan Participation

  • Take care of loved ones through our Damar provided Life Insurance and additional voluntary options

  • Protect your income through Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance options

  • Enjoy eligible holidays at home while getting paid with our Paid Holiday plan

  • Take paid time off for rest and relaxation with our PTO plan

What you need to be considered...

  • Be at least 18 to work in our Community Living and Support Services program and at least 21 to work in our Children's Residential program

  • Be able to provide formal proof of a high school diploma or GED

  • Possess a valid Indiana driver’s license and good driving record

  • Successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen and physical.

  • Favorably meet and maintain Damar Services’ background screening

  • Be clear of any felony convictions, substantiated charges of neglect or other disqualifying criminal offenses

  • Perform the essential job functions:

  • Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight (up to 35lbs); to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; to travel to other locations using various modes of private and commercial transportation; and to verbally communicate to exchange information..

  • Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.

  • Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

Job Posting Title: Direct Support Professional (Castleton Area)

ID: 2021-5122

External Company Name: Damar Services, Inc.

External Company URL: www.damar.org

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