Direct Support Professionals

Company: Oahe, Inc.
Location: Pierre, SD
Posted: 09/27/2017
Category: Employee
Job Description
Looking for applicants who are motivated and seeking upward mobility in a fun, flexible, team oriented environment!

DSP's assist people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to participate in daily activities at home, work and in the community. We change lives by supporting people to live independently and encourage them to be more active and employed in our community. We role model a positive lifestyle while supporting people to give back. We teach new skills such as cooking, cleaning, computers, money management, and hobbies.

Variety of shifts available: shifts range from 2-12 hours; swing shifts and split shifts will be considered. Overnight shifts (with awake and sleep staff) also available. Part time and full time positions are available. Successful candidate will perform as part of a team utilizing advocacy, respect, and communication when working with people supported to achieve their personal goals as a result of ongoing development, documentation, implementation of their Personal Support Plan. This includes a variety of job duties. Work is typically performed with the people supported in homes and/or the community/agency. Employees may be required to work unconventional schedules as services are provided 24/7, 365 days a year.

Job Requirements
- Must be 18 years old
- Do you have a G.E.D. or High School Diploma?
- Must have a driver's license with acceptable driving record
- Must have basic computer skills and keep clear/concise records
- Must complete all required training and pass background check and drug screen
- Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds, be able to walk, bend, squat, turn in the knees, back, wrists and shoulders, and grasp with both hands

Starting Salary: $10.00 per hour with potential for $.25 increase after 6 months of employment (upon completion of orientation, mandatory training) and the potential for an addition $.50 per hour for obtaining Medication Certification. NADSP Registration potential offer 6 months after employment, $.25 raise.

Benefits: include health insurance, dental insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, vision membership, 401(k), flexible schedules, paid training, competitive wages, and more!

Contact Information
Oahe, Inc
125 W Pleasant Dr. Suite #1
Pierre, SD 57501


OAHE, Inc.
125 W Pleasant Dr. Suite #1
Pierre, SD 57501

(605) 224-4501
fax (605) 224-9619

Oahe Inc., in Pierre South Dakota, is a nonprofit agency that serves a mission of helping adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We provide opportunities for the intellectual and developmentally disable adults to be a part of their community through our Day Service programs, one on one case management, employment coaching, and at home supports. We also provide medical equipment leasing opportunities and financial services, such as representative payee, trust management, and Veteran Affairs Fiduciary, to the public who are in need of some assistance. Designed and Hosted by The Gage Team