Residential Support Staff - Weekends

Progress Incorporated - Hendersonville, TN

Full-time | Part-time

Progress Inc. is a provider agency that has been serving adults with intellectual disabilities and seniors since 1971. Progress provides day, respite, residential and employment services for the individuals we serve through DIDD and ECF Choices programs in Davidson and surrounding counties. We are currently hiring motivated and dedicated Direct Support Professionals to work 8a - 4p or 4p - 11p weekends supporting an adult male in Hendersonville.

These positions are flexible and can be full-time, part-time or PRN. Full-time positions have insurance and 401 k retirement eligibility and generous paid vacation.

Duties:

- Provide in-home support with activities of daily living (medication administration and reminders, meal preparation, dressing, light cleaning, transportation to activities, appointments and employment).

- Help the people we serve achieve their goals of employment and participation in the community

- Assist individuals to make connections and friends in their community

- Complete and submit daily documentation

Requirements:

- Must have a high school diploma

- Must not be listed on any registries reporting any form of fraud or abuse

- Must be able to pass a criminal background check

- Must have valid DL, vehicle insurance and reliable transportation

- Must be able to complete approximately 50 hours of PAID pre-service training

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $11.50 to $12.50 /hour

Experience:

  • working with adults with intellectual disabilities: 1 year (Required)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

License:

  • driver's license (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible schedule

Hours per week:

  • 20-29
  • 30-39

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • A “Fair Chance” job (you or the employer follow Fair Chance hiring practices when performing background checks - learn more at https://start.indeed.com/fair-chance)
  • A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
  • A good job for someone just entering the workforce or returning to the workforce with limited experience and education
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma
  • A job for which people with disabilities are encouraged to apply

Schedule:

  • Weekends required
  • Night shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift