DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS (DSP)

TradeWinds Services, Inc
Job Description
Do you have what it takes to be a direct support caregiver?
 
TradeWinds Services, Inc. is a non-profit agency that has been providing support and care to individuals with physical and intellectual disabilities in Northwest Indiana for over 50 years. We have positions available in our Residential Group Homes and Waiver/Supported Living homes.

We seek individuals who are compassionate, caring and love working with people to help them achieve goals in life that others take for granted. We have part-time and full-time positions that require flexibility in schedule including nights, weekends and holidays as many individuals require 24/7 care.

Direct Support Professionals (DSP) provide support to adults with intellectual and physical disabilities. The right person will be responsible to work cooperatively with supervisors and other staff in developing, implementing, and evaluating programming, training, recreational and community activities (indoor and outdoor), and therapeutic activities for the participants of TradeWinds. The DSP will provide a safe, clean, positive environment at all times; and give engaging assistance to individuals which aide them in developing strategies that overcome obstacles and promote an opportunity for growth.

Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Must have a valid driver’s license with no suspensions for traffic infractions during the past three years. Must be at least 21 years of age and able to pass a drug screen. Must be a responsible, reliable person who is able to work independently.

TradeWinds offers competitive wages and paid training. Benefits available for part-time positions include dental, vision, paid time off, 401K and a 24/7 gym at our facility; full-time benefits include medical, vacation & sick time, plus the dental, vision, 401K and the 24/7 gym.

 
Please complete online job application and submit resume to
http://www.tradewindsnwi.org/careers/
or in person M-F, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
at 3198 East 83rd Place, Merrillville, IN
 
Tradewinds is an Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action employer. Tradewinds does not discriminate with regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, citizenship, national origin, disability, genetics, medical condition, sexual orientation, marital status, military status or any federal, state or local anti-discrimination laws.
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