Direct Support Professional

$11.00 hourly
  • Merakey
  • Rutherford, Davidson, Maury, and Williamson Counties
  • Sep 08, 2020
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Merakey is currently seeking Direct Support Professionals to join our Managed Long-Term Support Services (MLTSS) program in Rutherford, Davidson, Maury, and Williamson Counties.

This position pays $11.00/hour while providing services to our consumers.  Flexible scheduling is available ranging from 10 to 40+ hours a week.  NO experience necessary.   We provide paid training to include approximately 3-days in our Brentwood office followed by additional paid training that you will complete from home.  

RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE

  • Bathing, grooming, and dressing the consumer
  • Dusting, sweeping, cleaning of bathroom, bedroom, kitchen, and living areas
  • Laundry
  • Meal preparation
  • Errands

REQUIREMENTS

  • NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Ability to pass criminal background check and child abuse clearance
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Motor vehicle insurance

WHY WORK FOR MERAKEY?

Voluntary Limited Benefits

  • Fixed Benefits Plan for Everyday Expenses (Meant to complement other health insurance)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Hospital Indemnity Plan
  • Term Life Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability Plan
  • Retirement Plan
  • Electronic Service Programs (Savings on HP, Verizon, AT&T)
  • Educational Partnerships (Variety of partnership opportunities to obtain certifications, undergraduate, and graduate degrees with reduced tuition rates)
  • Additional Savings Program

Work Environment

  • Rewarding and personally fulfilling nature of work
  • Large, financially stable company with diverse programs, positions, and professional development opportunities
  • Employee Referral bonus

 

ABOUT OUR MANAGED LONG-TERM SUPPORT SERVICES

For over 15 years, MLTSS has been providing comprehensive care. We offer comprehensive services from Personal Care to In-home Companionship. Our person-centered approach is demonstrated through the implementation of a custom Clinical Care Plan and Home Safety Assessment. 

We provide assistance and support with several activities of daily living including to:

  • Bathing, dressing, and grooming
  • Toileting and incontinence care
  • Safe transfers in and out of bed and/or chairs
  • Meal preparation and nutrition
  • Light housekeeping and laundry
  • Appointments and errands
  • Medication reminders
  • Hygiene maintenance
  • Mobility assistance
  • Social interaction and companionship

For more information on Merakey please visit: www.merakey.org

Making a living making a Difference… become a Direct Support Provider

APPLY TODAY: www.merakey.org/careers or submit your resume via email to MLTSS-TN@merakey.org 

Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!