Direct Support Staff
Able-Services is currently looking to hire Direct Support Staff Members and Drivers for our adult day program. The Direct Support Staff member is responsible for providing “hands-on” direct service to adults with special needs. They are responsible for carrying out the day-to-day duties necessary for Able Training Center to operate smoothly and to implement services in a manner consistent with the agency’s mission and philosophies. They ensure that participants are transported to and/or from the day program and community activities in a safe, reliable, and timely manner. This includes maintaining agency vehicles and following all traffic safety laws and protocols. Direct Support Staff Members are responsible for the daily care, training, and supervision of individuals within the facility and in the community. While working within Able Training Center, Direct Support Staff ensure that engaging activities are planned and carried out that will assist program participants in building their skill sets and work toward positive goals and outcomes. In the community, Direct Support Staff will facilitate interactions between program participants and community members in recreational, entertainment, and educational settings. They also ensure that individuals are provided with needed supports and that they are kept safe at all times.
Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED, valid driver's license and vehicle insurance, and acceptable results from criminal background checks, child abuse clearances, drug test and physical, and TB test. Experience working with individuals with special needs is preferred. Shifts will typically begin between 7:30 and 8:30 AM and end between 4:30 and 5:30 PM each weekday.
Able-Services is an equal opportunity employer.