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OUR MISSION. YOUR FUTURE.
Open Arms Care Corporation is looking for Direct Support Professionals!
Discover a challenging, engaging, and rewarding career supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Open Arms Care (OAC) provides individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities home and working environments, which they can take ownership and price. OAC supports our clients in their efforts to reach their maximum potential and lead dignified and meaningful lives.
Work in a friendly and caring environment in a group home setting with persons diagnosed with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
A Direct Support Professional works under direct supervision and follows standard procedures and/or written instructions to perform the job duties; provides direct personal care to clients diagnosed with intellectual and developmental disabilities to support them in reaching their maximum level of independence for daily living activities.
QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:
• High school graduate and/or GED required
• Must have a valid driver's license with ability to obtain "F" endorsement
• Ability to lift repetitively a minimum of 50 pounds; tasks may include lifting, repositioning, turning, bending, squatting, etc.
• Good oral, written and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with others
• Ability to maintain confidentiality
• Ability to follow procedures, instructions, laws, and policies
• Ability to project a positive and professional image on behalf of the organization
• Must be an effective team member
• Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively
• Demonstrate a desire to improve the lives of persons who are diagnosed with intellectual and developmental disabilities
• Candidate must have a desire to be a mentor and teacher
• Assist with developing skills in self-help; training activities concerning daily living, leisure and recreation, basic academics where applicable, communication, and socialization skills
• Maintain annual CPR certification and training sessions to include Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI), Abuse and Neglect, and Americans Disability Act (ADA)
• Job specific experience with individuals diagnosed with intellectual and developmental disabilities preferred
All Shifts Available: Full-time, Part-time
Apply in person at 7325 Oak Ridge Hwy, Knoxville, TN, Monday-Friday, 8:30AM-4 PM
OR
Apply online at www.openarmscare.org/careers
Open Arms Care is Drug Free Workplace.

• Location: Knoxville

• Post ID: 22210668 knoxville
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