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Direct Support Professional (D.S.P.) | $14.60 per hour
The Arc of Anchorage is seeking several D.S.P.s to work in the community, in individual homes, and in our assisted living homes. The Direct Support Professional provides support for individuals to assist them in pursuing goals related to community activities, social interactions, essential life skills and personal hygiene tasks. This position may work independently but maintains close contact with the assigned supervisor and the team. The job atmosphere is based on the individual’s needs. The work site for this job may be in a private home, school, agency facility, or community setting. Various Scheduling Shifts Available: Evenings, Weekends, Overnights and Day Shifts (limited availability for day shift).
6 Months Customer Service Experience = Entry Level
Required: High School Diploma/GED. Six (6) months social service/life experience with individuals who experience an intellectual or developmental disability. Customer Service may be substituted for direct experience where applicable. Six (6) months experience computer proficiency. Must have continuous use of a vehicle during work shifts, valid Alaska driver license, clean driving record, proof of insurance, current TB skin test/health screening and the ability to pass a criminal background check. Must maintain CPR, First Aid, and MANDT certification.
Preferred: One (1) year experience in social services and/or direct care in areas related to individuals who experience intellectual or developmental disabilities. One (1) year experience in computer proficiency along with Microsoft Office Software experience.
Step 1: Register (create a log-in) to watch the film Direct Support: A Realistic Job Preview by rtcmedia University of Minnesota. This is a film will help you to see if this position is right for you and is a required step in order for us to consider your application.
Step 2: Click here to review a summary of which program you are interested in if hired.
Step 3: Complete our Application
Apply today: Apply online. Or apply in person at our main office at: 2211 Arca Drive.
Questions? Please contact Human Resources.