Direct Support Professional - FULL & PART- TIME POSTIONS

Posted: 05/08/2019

Do you have a desire to make a genuine difference in the lives of others?  The Arc of the Shoals, could be the perfect place for you.  We are a nonprofit organization that promotes dignity and growth for people with intellectual disabilities and mental health needs. 
Contact:  BeLinda James-Ragland - 256-383-1472 ext.112.                                                                                    100 West Lamar Avenue,  Tuscumbia, Alabama 35674.

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The Arc of the Shoals is currently looking for Direct Support Professionals who are:

  • Smart & eager to learn
  • Ambitious & adaptable
  • Kind & service-oriented
As a Direct Support Professional, you will:
  • Support adults live more independently and happily in their homes by working with them to achieve their goals
  • Assist with people's day to day needs (transportation, bathing, preparing meals, etc.)
  • Provide encouragement and coaching to people who are working to develop daily living skills & healthy habits
  • Type documentation about the supports you provide during your shift  
The Arc of the Shoals offers:
  • Development of skills that you can take with you anywhere, effective communication, creative problem solving, and collaboration with diverse teams
  • Paid training & a fun work environment
  • Opportunities for people who are brand new to the field and for seasonal staff