WEST MONT INDEPENDENT SUPPORT SVC I Direct Support Specialist in HELENA, Montana

If you are passionate about making a difference in others lives, West Mont wants you on our team! We are looking for compassionate and dedicated people to work as Direct Support Specialist providing assistance for disabled clients assisting them to lead a self-directed life and contribute to the community. Tasks include helping clients with daily activities, accompanying them to doctor appointments, cooking and serving meals, performing light housekeeping duties, running errands, encouraging attitudes and behaviors that enhance community inclusion, and providing companionship.We will provide you with a 3 day Orientation, during which you will be trained in these and other skills. Additional on-site training is conducted, and off-site training is supported as well.Learn, and teach, valuable skills in a dynamic community-based work environment that is never boring or predictable!Full-time, part-time, and regular (per-diem) positions are available.These positions pay $10-$12 per hour.Benefits: Health, vision, dental, retirement, vacation, and sick-leave benefits are available to eligible full-time employees.Requirements: You must be 18 years or older and be able to pass a criminal background check. Some positions require a valid drivers license. We will train you in American Red Cross First Aid/CPR, Medications, Preventing Abuse and Neglect, and Crisis Management. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable you to perform essential functions if necessary.