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Cardinal Cushing Centers
Massachusetts - South Shore, United States
24 days ago
Cardinal Cushing Centers
Massachusetts - South Shore, United States
24 days ago


JOB TITLE:  Direct Support Professional                                    

We have various shifts available in multiple towns including awake overnight hours!

At the Cardinal Cushing Centers, we support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, providing possibilities and opportunities for growth and advancement. Our programs for students, adults and community members include education, employment training, transition services, residential care, therapeutic and recreational services.

Bachelor’s degree [A high school diploma may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree if the applicant has prior experience, education or training in paid or volunteer human services activities, is a person with disabilities, or is a family member of a person with disabilities.]

Valid driver’s license

Completion of orientation and required training in CPR, Safety Care, First Aid, medication administration, health education, fire safety and agency policies and procedures

Qualifications may be substituted upon review of the candidates by the President/CEO

Overview of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Treats the person with the disability as the primary decision-maker
  • Provides physical and personal support based upon individual needs and strengths
  • Teaches individuals how to manage activities of daily living such as cleaning, cooking, shopping, budgeting, personal hygiene, health care practices, money management, traveling, self-control and leisure time
  • Assists person to participate in cultural and spiritual activities of his or her choice
  • Assists to identify, secure and use needed equipment and therapies
  • Assists in planning ways of supporting people and contributes to the development of the person’s ISP
  • Helps to carry out support plans based on each person’s needs and goals
  • Assists individuals in meeting personal physical needs (e.g., health, personal hygiene, appearance and medication)
  • Supports individuals in achieving good health through preventive and specialized health screenings and examinations
  • Explains preventive health practices such as good nutrition and stress management
  • Identifies the crisis and defuses the situation, ensuring the safety of all concerned
  • Reports to appropriate authorities the occurrence of emotional or physical abuse or any

Job Type: Full-time/Part-time

Job Information

  • Job ID: 58103863
  • Location:
    Massachusetts - South Shore, United States
  • Position Title: Direct Support Professional
  • Company Name: Cardinal Cushing Centers
  • Job Function: Direct Care/Residential Staff
  • Job Type: Full-time/Part-time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: H.S. Diploma/Equivalent
  • Required Travel: None

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