Woodfords Family Services
  • 11-Sep-2020 to 07-Oct-2020 (EST)
  • Saco, ME, USA
  • $14.50
  • Hourly
  • Full-time

Full Benefits


Team Leader - Direct Support Professional (DSP)

Full-time Position 

Saco, Maine

 

Woodfords has a full-time opening for a Team Leader at our Saco home. 

Our Residential Program offers adult individuals the opportunity to live in a supportive home setting staffed by Direct Support Professionals. We understand that people need more than just a place to live; they need a home and natural supports. Our Direct Support Professionals and Team Leader DSPs work with our consumers, their families, and other service providers to promote independence and inclusion in the community. 

 

Location: Saco

 

Schedule: Full-time, Sunday to Wednesday, 32 hours direct care, 8 hours administrative tasks

 

Compensation/Pay:

  • $14.50/hour

 

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance with multiple plan options to meet your needs and gym membership reimbursement
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Paid Holidays (10)
  • Employer-Paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Employer-Paid Group Term Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP Benefits)
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan w/ Agency Match
  • Voluntary Supplemental Benefits
  • Exclusive Verizon Discount to Woodfords Family Service Employees 

 

Additional Opportunities:

  • Advancement within Woodfords Family Services
  • Training and Professional Development

 

Qualifications of the Direct Support Professional Team Leader:

  • Minimum of 1 year direct care experience, 2 years of experience preferred
  • CRMA certification, CPR/FA certification, DSP/BHP certification, and MHRT certification required
  • High School Diploma or GED required, Associate or Bachelor degree preferred
  • Valid driver's license
  • Use of reliable vehicle with current insurance
  • Good physical strength; able to bend, lift and stand 

 

Responsibilities of the DSP Team Leader:

  • Must be able understand and effectively implement the behavior plan for the consumer.
  • Assist the consumer in the development of community awareness through the process of orientation into the community.
  • Assist the consumers in building personal relationships with people outside the program and family.
  • Assist in implementing all medical and medication procedures prescribed by medical providers.
  • Provide direct care with the consumers.
  • At the direction of the Program Director or designee, maintain liaisons with the consumers' family by insuring consistent opportunities for contact either by phone or through regular visits with the family.
  • At the direction of the Program Director/designee, assist in the development/modification of residents' goals, update on goal progression, and evaluate periodically.
  • Maintain accurate daily progress and attendance records and complete all paperwork in a timely manner that is set forth by agency and state policies and guidelines.
  • Enter behavior data collection information into Excel spreadsheets for review by the BCBA
  • Perform such other position appropriate duties and assume such other responsibilities as the House Manager, Assistant Program Director, and/or Program Director may assign.
  •  Assist in orientating & training newly hired DSP staff to the residence in which they work.
  • Assist in completing MAR Quality Assurance checks as assigned on shifts.
  • Attend monthly MAR check meetings with the agency RN as assigned.
  • Set up the MAR forms for the consumers in the residence as assigned.

 

About Woodfords:

Woodfords Family Services has been committed to the support and inclusion of people with special needs and their families since 1967. As Maine's leader in the provision of services for individuals with autism, developmental disabilities and intellectual disabilities, Woodfords offers programs to help children, youth and adults reach their goals and achieve their highest potential. 

When you join Woodfords Family Services, you make a difference in the lives of individuals with special needs. 

Join the Woodfords family and discover why more than 500 people across Maine call Woodfords their professional home!

To learn more: Woodfords Family Services

Take a look at this video and hear from our staff, consumers and families about how amazing Woodfords is: 

 

 

 

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