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On Demand Support Specialist

Company: Hope Community Resources, Inc.
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Hope Community Resources is a non-profit organization providing community supports to hundreds of individuals and families who experience intellectual and developmental disabilities, traumatic brain injury and mental health challenges. The people who choose our supports range in age from infancy to the elderly, are of diverse ethnic background, and experience a range of disabilities. By listening to the dreams of the individuals and families who choose our supports, we are able to provide unique opportunities, create new living environments, and expand programs that fully encompass the needs of families. As a result, our community supports are as diversified and as personalized as the dreams of each person.As our Direct Support Professional, you will provide compassionate care helping support recipients meet their life goals. You may be assigned to work in the comfort of a support recipient's home or an assisted living site. Everyday we'll rely on you to teach activities of daily living to foster social independence. To thrive in this role, you should be passionate about helping people experiencing disabilities and comfortable with personal care. We'll teach you everything else you need to know.Position DetailsThe On Demand Support Professional schedule varies.Available to work in a multitude of settings at anytime.The location and daily schedule will vary from day to day.Scheduled based on Agency need and works at least 40 hours per week and more if needed.May cover for live-in and overnight staff.High school diploma or GED; andTwo years of directly related experience supporting individuals that demonstrate challenging and/or aggressive behaviors and require intensive supports that may include continual heightened vigilance in supervision and monitoring, formalized behavior management strategies, and/or verbal and physical de-escalation techniquesDriver's License, personal vehicle, and clean driving recordComfortable providing personal care and hygiene assistanceBenefits OverviewExcellent Corporate CultureEmployee Assistance & Life Assistance Programs403(b) with Company MatchMedical, Dental, & VisionPaid LeaveLife InsuranceDisability Insurance

Keywords: Hope Community Resources, Inc., Anchorage , On Demand Support Specialist, Other , Anchorage, Alaska

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