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Direct Support Professional

Location: Phoenix, AZ, US
Type: Full Time
Beacon Group
15.00 -16.00 - Hourly

$250 SIGN-ON BONUS AVAILABLE

BACKGROUND: Since 1952, Beacon Group has been creating opportunities for people with disabilities across Southern Arizona, Phoenix and beyond. As a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit, Beacon serves over 1,700 people with disabilities each year. Beacon provides job training and placement, supported and center-based employment, and day treatment programs to assist the more than two-thirds of working-age people with disabilities who do not have a job. As a Beacon employee, you can be a part of delivering our mission and improving the lives of people with disabilities.

POSITION INTRODUCTION: Are you seeking a position as a Direct Support Professional; a Job Coach; a Behavioral Health Paraprofessional or Behavioral Health Tech? If you are or you want to begin a career in this exciting and rewarding field then we have the position for you!

We are looking for a patient, flexible and dedicated person to work with, train and supervise a fantastic team of adults with disabilities. Daily duties of this position is to provide top of the line services for the individuals on the team while providing quality service to the customers we provide a variety of services for. This is a hands-on position. This specific DSP position is providing custodial services to customers in the Phoenix area.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or its equivalent.
  • Successfully pass the drug test and background check.
  • Provide proof of good driving.
  • Have a valid Arizona Driver’s License and pass the Beacon driving test.
  • Experience in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel a plus.
  • Additional Experience and/or Training: Beacon will facilitate training if needed.
  • CPR/First Aid certification, or able to obtain and maintain a CPR/ First Aid Certification.
  • Fingerprint clearance card, or able to obtain and maintain a fingerprint clearance card.
  • Article IX and Prevention and Support certificate or able to obtain and maintain certification.
  • Experience working with adults with disabilities a plus.
  • Behavior health Experience a plus.
  • Ability to balance, bend, stand, walk, kneel, twist, stretch, climb and sit.
  • Ability to lift/ carry up and push/pull to 50 pounds unassisted.
  • Ability to tolerate environmental conditions, such as hot, cold, wetness, dust, noise, etc.
  • Ability to drive and travel independently to various sites.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to follow instructions.
  • Ability to work effectively with staff, clients, and the public.
  • Ability to use judgment.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to learn and use the equipment.

WORK HOURS AND SCHEDULE: We have both day and night time positions at the moment. General day time shifts are- M-F between the hours of 6am-5pm (a day will be 8 hours). Night time shifts is generally M-F from 4p-12midnight. Pay rate is $15-$16per hour depending on experience, plus benefits.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer – qualified females, minorities, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply. If you are unable to complete this application due to a disability, contact this employer to ask for an accommodation or an alternative application process.