Vocational Instructor / Direct Support Professional / DSP

  • Chichadāsampālaiyam
  • Rha Health Services
We are hiring for:Vocational Instructor / Direct Support Professional / DSPLocation:Springfield, TNType:RegularIf you are a positive and personable individual looking for a satisfying and fun opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of people with intellectual, developmental disabilities, and people facing mental health, and substance use challenges, join our team at RHA Health Services! Pay: $16/hrJob ResponsibilitiesIdentifying and establishing performance measurement workstations with Department of Labor Standard; overseeing quality of contract product and/or servicesPaying particular attention to the environment as a means to promote a safe, clean, neat and healthy workplace for both people supported and employees; ensuring clean, orderly & attractive work and storage areas at all timesImplementing and monitoring formal people supported training programs within the workshop/classrooms, ensuring clients are exposed to the people supported handbookPerforming actual time and cost of product studies to determine rate of pay for piece or hourly work, assisting with community wage surveysObtaining and inventorying raw materials, needed supplies and materials for performing contract work for finished products, designing/constructing various jobs to facilitate workDocumenting progress of work and maintaining related records to verify production quantity and qualityDocumenting client start and stop times, daily work schedules, rate of pay, re-verification of PM station every 6 months, documenting incident reportsAssisting in the procurement of community job contracts by visiting job sites, conducting job surveys, developing criteria for people supported involvement and serving as liaison between the vocational center and community/business representativesSupervisory responsibilities include pre-employment interviewing, employee training, planning, assigning, and directing work, motivating, disciplining and promoting team performanceRequirementHigh School degree or GED required; Associate degree preferred2 years’ experience working with people with intellectual and developmental disabilitiesValid drivers’ license and automotive insuranceAbility to pass background check and drug screenCPR, first aid, NCI and/or role specific certification, a plusPre-employment screening:Complete criminal backgroundName checked in the registries. (OIG exclusions database, Child Abuse Registry, and Offenders Against Individuals with Developmental Disabilities)Drug testingEducation verification and other credentialing based on position requirements.Proof of employment history or references (if required)Positions that require driving Proof of driver's license, driver's insurance, and vehicle, IF required for providing transportation for individuals.We offer the following benefits to employees:Payactiv: early access to the money you’ve earned from hours you’ve already worked, before payday!Employee perks and discount program: to help you save money!Paid Time Off (full-time employees only)Health/Insurance (full-time employees only)401(k) retirement savings program Wellbeing Programs: Physical, Emotional and FinancialChronic Disease management programs for hypertension and diabetes (for qualifying employees)Training: Free CPR, first aid, and job-specific training opportunities*contract/contingent workers and interns do not qualify for any of the above benefits