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Mentor / Direct Care Professional (DSP)


As a DSP at Farmsteads of New England you will help empower adults who have autism, developmental disabilities, and others with varying abilities to pursue their chosen path to live a meaningful and satisfying life. You will help provide transitional and long-term supports and services in a rural environment that foster growth, interdependence and self-confidence. If you are compassionate, active, self-motivated, enjoy the outdoors and farming this is the job for you.

Responsibilities

·       Help those we serve develop skills to support independent living

  • Provide transport to those we serve throughout the community
  • Running errands
  • Managing appointments
  • Grocery shopping
  • Laundry and housekeeping
  • Support individuals with job placement

·       Provide personal care and support as needed

  • Assist with ambulatory needs
  • Assist with developing social skills
  • Help prepare healthy meals
  • Support those we serve with varying exercising activities

·       Journal your experiences every day

  • Ensuring that the experiences complement daily goals
  • Exposing likes and dislikes to achieve optimal support

·       Support individuals we provide supports by increase community involvement.

  • Go on nature walks & hikes
  • Visit the nearby recreation centers
  • Participating in outdoor sporting activities


Qualifications:

·       A valid driver’s license, sufficient auto insurance, and a presentable and safe vehicle is required.

·       Experience with individuals with disabilities is preferred, but not required. We provide training.

·       Must be able to pass a criminal record check, BEAS check, and driving record check.


Benefits:

·       Flexible work schedule

·       Health insurance, with employer contribution is available to anyone working more than 30 hours/week

·       Dental insurance

·       Life insurance

·       Retirement plan with employer matching contribution (403b)

·       Access to supplemental insurance (AFLAC)

·       Mileage reimbursement – we follow the Federal Rate

·       Paid time off

·       Paid training

Mentor / Direct Care Professional (DSP)


As a DSP at Farmsteads of New England you will help empower adults who have autism, developmental disabilities, and others with varying abilities to pursue their chosen path to live a meaningful and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Location

On-site
213 Center Road, Hillsboro, NH 03244

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