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Overview

Mains’l has the privilege of supporting adults with various abilities and limitations, responding to their hopes and dreams. We are looking for Direct Support Professionals who want to work in “the Business of Hopes and Dreams”. Join our crew on our journey to change the world and make it a better place, one person at a time.

What is a DSP?

At Mains’l, a DSP is someone who provides support and services to people with mental health concerns and developmental limitations in their homes and communities.

What does a DSP do?

As a DSP, you’ll spend your time with extremely talented and amazing people by working to help support adults in their own homes. Through this work, you’ll help individuals to live a meaningful and fulfilled life based on their goals and aspirations. Additionally, support may them with medication, keeping a safe living environment, assisting with personal care, transfers when needed, cooking, cleaning, attending community events, and supporting any hobbies and interest they may have. Furthermore, you will have the opportunity to attend events such as movies, birthday parties or restaurant outings, based on the interests the person(s) may have. As a crew, we spend our time laughing and having fun, while teaching skills and abilities through coaching and role modeling, card games, music, and trying new adventures. Most importantly, you will have the opportunity to be a voice to advocate for the needs of those who don’t always have the voice or ability to do so.

Pay Rate: $17.00 per hour, $17.25 after 90 days and completion of training.

Part-time and full-time shifts are available based on the needs and preferences of the people we support.

Other job duties include:

  • The ability to support with personal care (getting dressed, showering, toileting, etc.), cooking, cleaning, medication administration, support of positive behavior, and working through difficult situations in ways that lead to positive outcomes.
  • Collaborating with the person you support and your co-workers to problem solve and create a positive and inclusive culture.
  • Clear and accurate documentation of the person(s) you support day-to-day.
  • Aiding or supporting activities of daily living in the person’s home and their community based on the needs and preferences of the person you support.
  • Supporting others to realize their hopes and dreams, which may take place in the form of community events or activities.
  • Having fun!

Pre-employment requirements:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Ability to pass a background check through the Department of Justice (DOJ), and FBI check if applicable.
  • Safe and reliable transportation with a valid driver’s license and auto insurance, if applicable.
  • Ability to pass a driving record check, if applicable.
  • TB (Tuberculosis) Skin Test
  • Physical, if applicable.

Benefits:

Mains’l offers full benefits to Full-time staff including paid time off, paid sick time, paid holidays, health, dental, life and vision insurance, 401k, paid funeral leave, parental leave, 2 weeks of paid jury leave, and education assistance (tuition reimbursement).

Pay Scale: Starting rate: $17.00 per hour ($17.25 after 90 days and completion of new hire training).

Maximum Pay Rate: $18.75 per hour based on years of experience at Mains’l.

Mains’l is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for This Job:
  • Background Checks
  • Motor Vehicle Record Check
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: 17.00
    Maximum Hourly Wage: 18.75