DSP—Community Connections

Do you like to make meaningful connections with people? Are you a caring and thoughtful individual? Do you believe that everyone deserves to be treated with respect and in a way that upholds their dignity? Are you looking for a challenging career where you can improve the lives of others? Then we are looking for YOU!

We are hiring full-time and part-time Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) to join our team in Batesville, Brookville, Milan, Sunman, Osgood, Oldenburg, and Rising Sun.

Our Community Connections DSPs help our clients reach their individual goals by teaching life skills and helping our clients connect to people in their communities.

To qualify you must:

  • Be 18 years or older

  • Have at least a High School Diploma or GED

  • Have reliable transportation and a clean driving record

  • Pass a drug screening and a criminal background check

In return, we offer:

  • Comprehensive training, competitive wages, and a flexible schedule

Full-time employees also enjoy:

  • Healthcare, dental, and vision benefits, Paid life insurance, Matching 401 (k), and paid annual leave

Experience assisting people with disabilities is preferred, but we are willing to train candidates with the desire to help others become independent in their homes and communities.


 

DSP—Residential Services
(Full Time & Part Time)

Provide the supports necessary for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to have full access to their community. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing personal assistance, instructing in activities of daily living and task completion, as well as transportation to and from community resources and events. Experience working with individuals with disabilities is helpful, but not required.

Full time and part time positions available in Ripley, Franklin, and Dearborn counties.

Requirements:

  • Good driving record

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Must be able to work various shifts

  • Must be able to work weekends if needed


 

DSP—Residential Services
(Part Time, Weekends Only)

 

Provide the supports necessary for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to have full access to their community. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing personal assistance, instructing in activities of daily living and task completion, as well as transportation to and from community resources and events. Experience working with individuals with disabilities is helpful, but not required.

Requirements:

  • Driver's license with a good driving record
    High school diploma or GED

  • Weekend shifts only

Job Type:

  • Part-time; Weekends (20-24 hours)

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required license or certification:

  • Driver's License


 

Rest Area Attendant

Responsible for providing janitorial maintenance and grounds keeping services at the assigned rest area location to ensure a clean, sanitary, and safe environment for motorists using those facilities.

Specific Job Duties

  • Completes cleaning duties according to the specifications provided by the Department of Transportation.

  • Selects appropriate cleaning materials and supplies from storage room and prepares solutions according to proper dilution rate and procedure.

  • Maintains cleanliness of all floors using automatic floor machines, high speed buffer, vacuum cleaner, wet-vac, mops and brooms as required for stripping, waxing, or cleaning.

  • Washes windows, walls, woodwork, ceilings, light fixtures, and doors as assigned or required.

  • Dusts and/or washes lobby fixtures as assigned, disinfecting drinking fountain and telephone receiver as directed.

  • Cleans, sanitizes and polishes commodes, lavatories, sink fixtures, toilet partitions, and restroom floors, according to cleaning to schedule. Cleans and replenishes dispensers and bathroom supplies as needed.

  • Removes accumulated waste from trash cans and designated areas. Cleans empty trash cans as needed and lines with proper replacement bag.

  • Picks up trash on lawn and parking areas and sweeps curb areas to prevent litter build up.

  • Checks and cleans shelter houses as directed. Sweeps cement slab and washes/wipes picnic tables as needed. Removes ashes from charcoal grills and scrubs grills with wire brush as needed.

  • Mows grass areas according to specifications issued by the Department of Transportation, trimming around all buildings, landscape beds, sign posts and curbs. Removes grass clippings from sidewalks, parking lots and picnic slabs immediately. Weeds shrub beds as needed.

  • Removes snow and/or ice from sidewalks and main entrance patio as necessary to insure safety.

Qualifications

General ability to read, write and follow oral and written instructions.  Prefer high school education or equivalent; good communication skills and knowledge of area to assist out of state travelers. General knowledge of cleaning products and their use, operate cleaning and lawn care equipment; ability to climb ladders, and ability to lift, push, pull and carry up to 50 pounds.


 

Industrial Services

Warehouse Material Handler

Warehouse Material Handler is responsible for loading, unloading, moving, locating, relocating all materials, stock and finished goods.

  • Promotes teamwork in the workplace

  • Must have good communication and listening skills

  • Promotes clean, neat and orderly work environment

  • Problem solver

  • Must have good organization and multi-tasking skills

  • Must have good balance, eye, hand and foot coordination

  • Must have strength and stamina to physically walk, bend, squat, turn, pivot, grasp and lift up to 65 lbs.

1st Shift: Full Time 36-40 hrs. per week, M-F  7:30-4pm

Benefits: Insurance (health, dental, vision), Paid Time Off, Holiday Pay and 401K

Starting Rate: $9.00/hr.


 

Residential Services Manager

Essential Functions

  • Assist Residential Services Director in daily management of the residential services program.

  • Remain knowledgeable of requirements for the Quality Management System (QMS), Bureau of Developmental Disability Services (BDDS), Bureau of Quality Improvement Services (BQIS) and other related standards and make appropriate recommendations for ongoing compliance. 

  • Assist with monitoring and decreasing health and safety risks within the Residential Services Program.  Ensure follow-up training for personnel as required for areas of concern.

  • Collaborate with the Quality Assurance Manager to monitor and review incidents and medication errors and utilize the incident reporting/med error tracking system to take appropriate action in alleviating problem areas or trends within all NHR services.

  • Remain knowledgeable on appropriate standards and track trends in order to provide recommendations for development and subsequent revisions of quality improvement policies and procedures.

  • Works in a cooperative manner with peers, subordinates and managers towards a mutual accomplishment of agency processes to meet goals and outcomes. 

  • Communicate with personnel in a concise and professional manner.

  • Participate in agency activities and ensure community involvement for residential clients.

 Specific Duties

  • The manager will work at minimum 40 hours per week.  20 of those hours must be billable to clients.   All overtime hours must be billable to clients.

  • Communicate with Quality Assurance Manager and Service Coordinator regarding proper service implementation. 

  • Assist Team Leaders with scheduling staff based upon the authorized Notice of Action (NOA) hours and the information provided by the Service Coordinator and Program Director.

  • Ensure the goals and activities in the ISP are implemented, using techniques and prompts as indicated.

  • Monitor need for staffing and ensure that HR is notified of such needs. Participate in interview process with Residential Services Director, complete staff evaluations and consult with HR on discipline of staff as needed.

  • Monitor staffing schedules for consumer specific training.

  • Ensure that all personnel present themselves in a professional manner. 

  • Co-conduct monthly Team Leader meetings or as needed. 

  • Ensure Team Leaders conduct quarterly house meetings, consisting of topics such as abuse/neglect, medication errors and any other issues/concerns.

  • Provide training to new Team Leaders on the Quality Management System (QMS), Bureau of Developmental Disability Services (BDDS) and Bureau of Quality Improvement Services (BQIS) standards and guidelines as well as on the specific duties and essential functions of the position.

  • Participate in ISO audits and complete follow up on corrective action as assigned.

  • Provide support for staffing needs and emergency situations.  Must be available to work nights, evenings and weekends.

  • Assume the duties of the Residential Team Leader position as needed.

  • Attend pertinent external meetings and trainings conducted by Indiana Association of Rehabilitation Facilities (INARF), BDDS and other agencies and groups as seemed appropriate by Director.

  • Acts and dresses in a manner that conveys professionalism in completing all duties of the position.

  • Understand the mission, values and operations of the agency and its services and represent NHR and the consumers served in a positive way and continually work for their full inclusion in activities of their choice.

  • Comply with all NHR policies and procedures.

  • Exchange relevant information and ideas with other NHR personnel on an on-going basis both through informal means and regularly scheduled meetings.

  • Promote health and safety in all agency activities.

  • Apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form and deal with and solve practical problems.

  • Accepts and completes other duties assigned in a positive and cooperative manner.

  • In providing assistance, demonstrates physical agility to walk, run, bend, squat, grasp with both hands, lift fifty pounds and perform other moves in providing assistance.

  • Perform other duties and assigned tasks as requested by supervisory personnel.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in human services or social services related field preferred; a high school diploma with experience in human services teaching and training, as well as supervisory experience and experience working with individuals with disabilities will be accepted in lieu of bachelor’s degree.


 

DSP - Industrial Services

The Industrial Services Direct Support Professional (DSP) provides oversight of production and other client-related program activities including, but not limited to, job training, community outings, production supervision and tracking, monitoring of job quality, implementation and record keeping for client’s work and related goals, developing and implementing meaningful program type activities.

Full Time Position: 1st Shift working Monday through Friday

Requirements:

•             High School Diploma or GED

•             Pass TB/Drug Screening and Criminal Background Checks

•             Must have a Valid Driver License, Auto Insurance and Clean Driving Record

•             Able to Stand/Walk for extended periods of time

•             Physical ability to bend, squat, turn, pivot, grasp with both hands and lift up to fifty pounds.

Benefits:

•             Insurance: Healthcare, dental and vision

•             Paid Life Insurance

•             401 (k) Retirement

•             Paid Time Off

•            Paid Holidays


 

DSP - Life Skills

Provide the supports necessary for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to have full access to their community. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing personal assistance, instructing in activities of daily living and task completion, as well as transportation to and from community resources and events. Experience working with individuals with disabilities is helpful, but not required.

Requirements:

· Good driving record needed to operate agency vehicle

· High school diploma or GED

· Physical lifting to assist consumers' body weight

· Extended periods of standing, Excessive walking

· Working with tools or specialized equipment may be necessary

Job Type: Full Time


 

Team Lead - Residential Services

Responsible for providing direct leadership in carrying out the necessary supports and services for consumers in assigned residential location according to the individual’s service plan. Also responsible for the site’s compliance to requirements of governing authorities (BQIS, BDDS, ISO, etc.). Directly supervises DSP’s including scheduling, training, and evaluating job performance. Experience working with individuals with disabilities is helpful, but not required.

Requirements:

Must be able to work full-time
Must be able to cover all shifts if needed
On call 24/7
High School Diploma
Valid driver license with a good driving record, use of agency vehicle is required, personal vehicle may be required as needed
Physical lifting to assist consumers' body weight

Desired Attributes:
Dependable
Independent
Able to make clear, concise decisions
Able to multi-task
Team player
Problem solver
Hard work ethic
Excellent attendance

Job Type: Full Time