Due to rapid expansion in our service areas, we are offering immediate SIGN-ON BONUSES for nurses, licensed therapists/certified counselors, qualified mental health professionals, community support specialists, dental hygienists and direct care technicians. If you are interested in joining a progressive company whose mission focuses on the wellbeing of our customers and team members, apply today!

Direct Support Professional in El Dorado Springs, MO at Compass Health Network

Date Posted: 9/13/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: $15.00/hr

Due to rapid expansion in all of our clinics, we are offering a $250 sign on bonus. We are eager to be able to continue to serve clients in our service areas and need you to make this happen!

The Community Living Instructor/Direct Support Professional assists the Wellness Team in the facilitation of activities and groups for residents of SWMPRC. This position is responsible for providing a variety of services to consumers to enhance rehabilitation in 5 program components: Living Skills, Self-Care Skills, Social Skills, Leisure Skills, & Work Skills. In order to thrive in this role you must be comfortable working closely with people who have chronic mental health issues and have a desire to provide excellent client care. This is a PRN/As Needed position.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS – JOB SPECIFIC

• Will provide a safe and secure environment for therapeutic growth of clients through safety and oversight of program and facility grounds

• Will use individual and group activities to help consumers develop behaviors and skills to allow them to return to and remain involved in activities appropriate to his/her age and based on their needs and abilities
• Will use DMH approved curriculum focused on building skills and knowledge about the management of mental illness to help the consumer remain community living
• Will use methods and techniques that improve an individual’s desire or motivation to maximize independence
• Will provide consistent meaningful individual and group activity which is appropriate to the skill and cognitive level of functioning of the consumers and does so in a manner that is of interest of the consumer
• Provide individual assistance to consumers in accessing needed mental health services including accompanying consumers to appointments to address medical or other health needs
• Provide individuals assistance to consumers in accessing a variety of public services including financial and housing, including assistance on an emergency basis and directly helping to meet needs for food, shelter and clothing
• Assist consumers to access and utilize a variety of community agencies and resources to provide ongoing social, educational, vocational and recreational supports and activities

*sign on bonus will be based upon the number of hours worked.

 

Job Requirements

EDUCATION

High School/GED required

WORK EXPERIENCE

• At least two (2) years experience in a mental health related field preferred
• A valid driver's license at the time of hire with the ability to obtain and maintain a Class E MO driver’s license by the end of the 60-day introductory period required

 

Compass Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an E-Verify participant.