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Direct Support Professional

Company: Compass Health Network
Location: Nevada
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Due to critical service need of the communities we serve, we are offering a $900 sign-on bonus.* We are eager to continue to provide quality and compassionate care 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 our Clustered Apartment program. 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.Current position is a part-time weekend shift position.Responsibilities include:Will provide a safe and secure environment for therapeutic growth of clients through safety and oversight of program and facility groundsWill 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 abilitiesWill use DMH approved curriculum focused on building skills and knowledge about the management of mental illness to help the consumer remain community livingUses a curriculum built around 5 core components utilizing training, coaching and supporting daily living skills, mood management, relationships and boundaries, medication education, symptom recognition and reduction, health and wellness, anger management, problem solving, goal setting, conflict resolution, and communication skillsWill 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 consumerProvide individual assistance to consumers in accessing needed mental health services including accompanying consumers to appointments to address medical or other health needsProvide 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 clothingAssist consumers to access and utilize a variety of community agencies and resources to provide ongoing social, educational, vocational and recreational supports and activitiesHigh School/GED requiredAt least one (1) year of work experience or self-employment requiredA valid unrestricted 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 60-day introductory period requiredCompass Health Network is a nonprofit health care organization offering accessible, comprehensive, & compassionate behavioral health, substance use treatment, family medicine and dental services throughout Missouri. Our network of care includes Royal Oaks Hospital and Adapt of Missouri. We are both a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) and a Community Mental Health Center (CMHC). Operating only from the highest ethical and professional standards, we provide access to innovative care designed to meet the health needs of the communities we serve. Our mission is "Inspire Hope. Promote Wellness."Why join us?We believe some of the most passionate people in the world work here. Our dedicated and talented staff are our most valuable asset. We strive to provide a work environment and services that are inclusive for our patients and our employees.At Compass Health Network, these are just a few of the benefits that we offer as an organization:Competitive benefitsAdvancement opportunitiesProfessional developmentLicensure supervisionMentor opportunitiesTuition reimbursementScholarship programEmployee Assistance ProgramHeadspace AccessPaid time off & Paid HolidaysNHSC Loan Repayment ParticipantWe welcome inquiries from qualified individuals who want to be part of a team of hardworking, dedicated and compassionate employees whose work helps us aspire to our vision of full, healthy, productive lives for everyone. We look forward to meeting you!*Signing bonuses paid as per bonus policy; exclusions may apply.Compass Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an E-Verify participant.

Keywords: Compass Health Network, Springfield , Direct Support Professional, Other , Nevada, Missouri

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