Direct Support Professional

Company: Oahe, Inc.
Location: Pierre, SD
Posted: 09/27/2017
Category: Employee
Job Description
Oahe, Inc. is looking for Direct Support Professionals. If you are interested in a fulfilling and rewarding career, this is the opportunity for you!

Being a DSP!
As a DSP, here are some of the things you’ll do:
• Assist individuals with achieving personal goals and overcoming barriers.
• Provide care and assistance to promote good health.
• Maintain accurate and timely documentation of individuals’ behavior, progress, and goals.
• Help individuals develop living skills such as cooking, household cleaning, money management, household shopping, doing laundry, etc.
• Serve as a role model and mentor.

Our ideal candidate has the following traits.
• Committed to building relationships and working collaboratively
• Motivated with a passion for service and a desire to make a genuine difference in the lives of others
• Dedicated to representing Oahe, Inc. with strong professionalism and positivity
• Excited by innovation and being involved with the evolution of the agency

Computer skills are a major plus!
Job Requirements
Qualifications
The successful candidate must meet the following qualifications in order to be considered for employment with Oahe, Inc.
• Be at least 18 years of age
• High School diploma, or GED
• Valid South Dakota driver’s license
• Insurable under the agency’s auto insurance policy
• Must pass mandatory drug screening, criminal background check, Medicaid/Medicare fraud check, and an employment history information verification

Our DSPs must also be able to lift up to 35 pounds; and be able to walk, bend, squat, turn in the knees, back wrists and shoulders, and grasp with both hands.

Benefits
We offer a variety of benefits to our full-time employees:
• Health, vision, and dental
• Qualified 401(k) plan
• Life insurance
• Employee Assistance Program
• Paid training and certifications
• Paid leave and holidays
• Fun work environment
• Opportunities for employees brand new to the field and for seasoned staff
Contact Information
About Oahe, Inc.
Oahe, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in central South Dakota. We have been committed to promoting dignity and respect for individuals over the past 36 years. It is our goal to assist the individuals to develop necessary life skills in order to reach their goals of functioning and living on their own.

To apply, fill out an application online at http://oaheinc.com/job-volunteer-application.html?position=Direct%20Support%20Professionals, or you can get a paper application at our office, 125 W Pleasant Dr in Pierre, SD, 57501.


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

Phone:
605-224-4501



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

phone:
(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