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Company Overview

Spring Dell Center, Inc. is dedicated to assisting individuals with disabilities in achieving their highest level of independence by providing support and employment opportunities for the quality of life they desire within their community. Our employees are responsible for providing the highest quality of individualized services. Our ultimate goal  is to promote full community integration for individuals with disabilities.

Personal Support Coach 1:1 - Business Development Center

Hourly Salary: $11.06 Hourly

Job Type:  Non Exempt Part Time 

Shift: Monday - Friday 8:30 am to 3:30 pm

Hours per pay period: 70 hours bi-weekly

Location: Spring Dell Center, Inc., La Plata, MD

Job Description:

A part time position is available (8:30 am to 3:30 pm Monday through Friday) for an interested applicant to support a very energetic, creative, comedic, and sociable young lady with various intellectual and developmental disabilities.

She enjoys sharing stories about herself, family, childhood friends, and pets. She is a lover of beading, music, animals, Halloween, and the kindness of others.  She also enjoys her independence while being encouraged to volunteer in the community, exercise, and engage in new opportunities. This young lady can make you smile, laugh, and cry with her numerous stories. She looks forward to taking time out during the day to have a snack and some ice tea.

Preference will be given to the person who can demonstrate the abilities to be creative, organized, motivated, and a self-starter. The applicant will have the abilities to schedule outings and activities; as well as provide assistance in vocational endeavors taken on by the young lady. They will also be inclined to problem solve and work independently as they assist the young lady to achieve her personal, social and vocational goals.  An ideal employee will serve as role model whom welcomes a challenge.

You must have the ability to be routine oriented, and yet spontaneous when called for by a situation.  Desired character traits include: being compassionate, pro-active, observant, caring and patient; a listening ear would also be a plus.  If the description sounds like YOU and you are ready to provide support, and in return see another person’s life broadened and enriched by a variety of experiences, you should grab this position while it’s still open.

Duties Include but not limited to:

  • Implementing goals.
  • Monitoring/documenting progress.
  • Assisting with (IP) Individual’s Personalized Plan.
  • Being aware of circumstances where safety could be at risk.
  • Planning activities that may peak the interest of the person you support for employment, volunteering, and community engagement.
  • Planning activities which will provide the opportunity to develop vocational, community, and social skills.
  • Actively participating in all aspects of person’s supports.
  • Coordinate supports in the community 5 days per week.

Qualifications and Skills

       Minimum Requirements:

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. or more.
  • Clean driving record with 2 years driving experience.
  • Basic Computer Skills.
  • Experience working with disabled adults preferred.

       Required Education:

  • High School diploma or GED.

Benefits and Perks

  • Paid Training
  • Paid Travel Expenses
  • Paid Holidays (10)
  • Health Insurance
  • 403b Retirement Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Free $10,000 Life Insurance/Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Workmen’s Compensation
  • Direct Deposit
  • Annual Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Military Leave
  • Jury Duty Leave
  • Bereavement Leave

Spring Dell Center, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer promoting a drug-free, smoke-free workplace.

 

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