RISE, Inc. is a non-profit, human services agency providing support to children and adults with developmental disabilities in a variety of program models. We are hiring Direct Support Professionals knowledgeable in American Sign Language (ASL) to provide direct support to a group of deaf individuals that RISE provides services to through the implementation of the RISE Mission of "Creating Opportunities for and with People". A variety of schedules available mornings, evening and weekends. Location of workplace is in the area of Gilbert, AZ
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Provide assistance to people receiving support through the implementation of the RISE mission, vision, and values statement.
Demonstrate respect and promote choice.
Promote the rights of people receiving support and contribute to an environment that is free of abuse, neglect and/or exploitation.
Support people in achieving outcomes identified in the person's plan. This includes keeping required documentation and any other prescribed or related task.
Assist people (as applicable to the person) with the following supports: daily living, hygiene, intimate care, mobility, accessing their community, lifting/transferring, behavioral supports to include redirecting and/or physically supporting people using approved techniques, and provide adequate supervision.
Act as an appropriate role model and support people in using appropriate language, dress, table manners, respect, and other behavior(s) as needed.
Ensure that clean and safe environment is maintained.
Quickly and effectively respond to emergency situations.
Must be at least eighteen (18) years
Must be proficient in American Sign Language
Must have a desire and interest in working with people with disabilities or special needs
Experience and/or education in the field of developmental disabilities or related field preferred
ADDITIONAL CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS:
Must be over twenty-one (21) years if required to drive a RISE vehicle and meet other requirements as specified by the RISE Insurance Agency
Must pass drug test, background check clearance and obtain level one fingerprint card clearance
RISE offers and assists with required training curriculum such as CPR, First Aid, Medication Administration, to name a few. This is a rewarding opportunity! If you feel this is the right job for you please complete an online application.
Rise is an Equal Opportunity Employer