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Direct Support Provider - 3 Days/Week

Company: GoodLife Innovations
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Direct Support Provider - 3 Days/Week
Full-Time, $17.50 - $18.67
$250 Hiring Bonus!

GoodLife Innovations is seeking Direct Support Professionals to teach daily living skills and provide care and companionship to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Are you ready to make a meaningful difference by supporting, caring for, and mentoring others? Do you have a heart for this field or want to take a new step in your career? If so, read on!

This human services position earns a competitive hourly rate of $17.50 - $18.67. We provide great benefits, including 3 day workweeks, weekly pay, health insurance reimbursement, dental, vision, and life insurance, a flexible spending account (FSA), paid time off (PTO), matching 401k plan, and referral bonuses. If this sounds like the right human services opportunity for you, we want you to apply today and make the GoodLife possible!

As a Direct Support Professional, you will help the people we serve by teaching communication skills, maintaining health and hygiene, and supporting positive behaviors to increase their independence. Your day will be spent in family-style group homes and/or Day Services centers to assist with client goals and personal care needs. You will build lasting relationships through community outings, functional activities, and daily companionship!

About GoodLife Innovations:
GoodLife Innovations is a nonprofit organization that serves adults with disabilities across Kansas. Building on 40+ years of serving Kansans through award-winning and nationally regarded service models, we offer a growing collection of community living services, supports, and technologies to deliver high-quality and sustainable care to those we serve. Our models of care infuse virtual support technologies and professional, next-door caregivers located within neighborhoods near you! GoodLife's mission is to redefine what's possible, make a meaningful difference, and transform lives.

Some duties:
Providing companionship, conversation, and engagement in functional activities
Teaching daily living skills based on individual support plans
Assisting with or providing full support for personal care/hygiene needs (bathing, dressing, grooming)
Transporting to appointments and activities in company vehicle
Assisting with routine health needs (administering medications)
Observing, documenting, and reporting data on daily activities
Some qualifications:
Previous caregiving experience preferred, but not required
Compassion for helping adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities
Must successfully pass criminal background check
Must be a safe driver and have a valid driver's license
Flexibility in assigned working location based on client needs
Ability to lift up to 50lbs to physically assist individuals with and without adaptive equipment
Day shifts: 7am-7pm or 8am-8pm
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Keywords: GoodLife Innovations, Lawrence , Direct Support Provider - 3 Days/Week, Other , Lawrence, Kansas

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