Direct Support Associates
Easter Seals - Chester, NH

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Direct Support Associates work one on one or in small groups with 2-3 individuals who have developmental disabilities to help them work towards achieving greater independence and community integration within all aspects of their lives. This includes facilitating high quality programming such as volunteerism, employment, socialization, recreational activities and daily living skills within their immediate community. In addition to facilitating and transporting clients to these activities, Direct Support Associates may also be responsible for physical assistance, personal care as well as behavioral support.

This position is working with adult men with disabilities and high risk behaviors. Responsibilities will include in home support and accompanying to community activities.

T he work schedules are as follows:

Sunday 9:00 am- 9:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Thursday 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm

Job Requirements

This position requires a High School Diploma or GED and 2 years of solid work experience. Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities is preferred. Employees are required to have a reliable vehicle and adequate insurance as well as a valid driver’s license. A motor vehicle and criminal record check is a required part of our hiring process.

Benefits

This is a full time position with benefits, including medical, dental, matching retirement, life insurance, potential for tuition reimbursement, a comprehensive paid orientation program as well as ongoing professional development with substantial room for growth within a nation wide human services agency.

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