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Direct Support Professional (DSP) - Community Engagement Specialist

Company: RT Industries
Location: Troy
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

RT Industries in Troy, OH is looking to hire a full-time Community Engagement Specialist to provide adult day support (ADS) for our clients. Do you have a heart for serving individuals with disabilities? Would you like to join a well-respected human services organization and offer direct support to people in your community? If so, please read on!This direct care position earns a competitive wage of $13.00 - $15.60/hour. We provide excellent benefits, including paid training, medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, a 401(k) with company match, paid time off (PTO), and paid holidays. If this sounds like the right opportunity in the human services field for you, apply today!ABOUT RT INDUSTRIESIncorporated in 1974, we are on a mission to help people achieve personal success by developing skills to confidently work, interact, and thrive in the community. Each year, we support over 150 adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities as well as over 40 school-aged students throughout the Miami area. We help people to attain their maximum potential and secure employment. Motivated to serve our community and provide advocacy for those who need their voices heard, we pride ourselves on being compassionate and concerned professionals.We define our success by how we touch the lives of people. We could not do what we do without our incredible team. Our investment in our staff is an investment in those we care for. We offer competitive wages and an uplifting work culture!A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT SPECIALISTAs a Community Engagement Specialist, you provide direct care to people with developmental disabilities in order to help them attain and maintain their maximum potential. You plan and implement activities to enhance the skills and quality of life of the people you serve. Working with a team, you provide direct support to help them effectively participate in day-to-day activities. This often looks like transporting people to and from community-inclusive activities and providing necessary personal care. You are always careful to model appropriate social skills and behaviors. With patience and understanding, you are quick to respond to challenging situations when they occur.As an advocate, you provide direct care to those we serve while always supporting considerations as outlined in each person's individual service plan (ISP). You assist with assessments and work closely with leadership to ensure appropriate services and supports are being provided. Leveraging your strong organizational skills, you accurately document all services rendered. Safety is a top priority for you. Therefore, you carefully maintain all needed supplies and notify your immediate supervisor of any inoperative equipment or needed materials. Helping those with disabilities and making a difference in their lives is what you love to do, and this is why you are perfect for this direct support position!QUALIFICATIONS FOR A COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 21+ years of age
  • Ability to become certified in CPR and first aid
  • Current driver's license, a good driving record, and the ability to safely operate a 14-person vehicle
  • Physical ability to lift, carry, and move people in a safe mannerCan you show empathy while maintaining professional boundaries? Are you passionate about community outreach? Do you have a friendly disposition and a positive attitude? Can you exhibit a good work ethic and professionalism? If yes, you might just be perfect for this direct support position!WORK SCHEDULEThis full-time human services position typically works Monday - Friday from 7:00 am - 3:00 pm.ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR DIRECT CARE TEAM?If you feel that you would be right for this human services job, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!

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Keywords: RT Industries, Dayton , Direct Support Professional (DSP) - Community Engagement Specialist, Other , Troy, Ohio

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