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Maxim Healthcare Staffing $20/hour Direct Care Opening in Greenfield, Massachusetts

Maxim Healthcare Group is seeking a Direct SupportPersonnel. The Direct Support Personnel assists with growth and development ofinterpersonal skills and Activities of Daily Living in the home or community toindividuals with MRDD or mental health challenges who live independently (withassistance) in their own residences (supportive living) or a communityresidential property.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides training/assistance to assigned individuals withInterpersonal skills and Activities of Daily Living in accordance with theoutcomes and goals in the individual’s support plan and under the directsupervision of the Team Leader, Program Coordinator, or Program Director

  • Addresses all outcomes and goals as outlined on theindividual’s ISP and BSP are performed

  • No changes in care are initiated without direction from theTeam Leader

  • Any changes in status are reported to Team Leader, ProgramCoordinator, or Program Director

  • Documents care per company policies and procedures,evidenced by notes are completed, accurate and turned in on a timely basis, andin accordance with documentation policy guidelines

  • When unable to complete an assignment, for any reason,office leadership is informed immediately. Changes in assignment due toconsumer or family request must be verified. Maxim Healthcare Services must beaware of changes in assignment and reason for change. Confirms schedule weeklywith Team Leader/office leadership

  • Participates in Multi-disciplinary Team conferences andIn-services as requested, verified by sign-in sheets

  • Mandatory In-services are attended, verified by sign-insheet

  • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School diploma or its equivalent

  • Acceptable motor vehicle driving record

  • Reliable transportation

  • Current state driver’s license (or state ID if not drivingconsumers)

  • Current automobile insurance

  • Proof of 2 references or per state requirement

  • Current CPR card per state / client requirement

  • Current TB skin test per state / client requirement

  • Proof of six months MRDD experience preferred

  • First Aide certification per state / client requirement

  • Medication Administration Certification (in accordance withstate nurse practice act exemption) by end of introductory period per state /client requirement

  • Proof of mandated state training in accordance withrequirements of the Area Authority Provider Manual per state / clientrequirement

  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to andfrom appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors,co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in theEnglish language may be required

  • Computer proficiency required

  • Must be at least 18 years of age


At Maxim Healthcare Staffing, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

  • 401(k) savings plan

  • Awards and recognition programs

    *Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

    About Maxim Healthcare Staffing

Maxim Healthcare Staffing has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees for more than 30 years. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Maxim's commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed.

Maxim Healthcare Staffing is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.