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The Arc of the Shoals is currently accepting applications for the following positions.

RESIDENTIAL DIRECT SUPPPORT PROFESSIONAL (DSP)

A DSP provides services for adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) in a residential living situation. The DSP enhances the ability of the participant to lead a self-determining life by providing the support and information necessary to build self-esteem, assertiveness, and to make decisions. A DSP facilitate community involvement by accompanying individuals on outings in the community or providing transportation to work or other activities. Work as a team to support therapeutic and behavioral plans to encourage individuals to be as independent as possible and enhance the quality of life. Individuals reside in a home with up to three roommates or in a home by alone.

Assist with Activities of Daily Life (ADL) – Personal hygiene (bathing, grooming, oral care, dressing, eating, transferring, cooking managing medication, shopping, and managing finances.

Residential is a 24 hour operation including holidays, Saturdays and Sundays.

Part Time DSP up to 28 hours a week for the following awake shifts:
3 pm-11 pm
11 pm-7 am
7 am-7 pm on Saturdays
7 pm-7 am on Sundays

A DSP earns $8 per hour.

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DAY PROGRAM DIRECT SUPPPORT PROFESSIONAL (DSP)

A DSP provides services for adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD). The DSP enhances the ability of the participant to lead a self-determining life by providing the support and information necessary to build self-esteem, and assertiveness, and to make decisions.

A DSP facilitate community involvement by accompanying individuals on outings in the community or providing transportation to work or other activities. Work as a team to support therapeutic and behavioral plans to encourage individuals to be as independent as possible and enhance the quality of life. Day Program is designed to encourage the development and maintenance of the following skills: employment explorations and work skill development; community survival; independent living; functional communication; social awareness; management one’s own behavior. Day Program operates Monday – Friday.

Part Time DSP up to 28 hours a week for the following shifts:

Rotating number of days as assigned:
8:30am - 2:30pm
8:45am - 2:45pm
9:00am – 3:00pm

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PERSONAL CARE SERVICE ASSISTANT

A personal care service assistant provides support to individuals that reside in the community with their families/care provider.

Assist with: Bathing, toileting, grooming, transferring, skin care, dressing, eating, meal preparation, incidental household cleaning and laundry, shopping, banking and budgeting, social interaction, and recreation. Assist with general supervision and oversight.

This position may require the use of your personal automobile which requires certificate of insurance (liability and collision) at hire and renewal.

Part Time up to 28 hours a week. Monday-Friday. Days of a shift may vary:
6:00am-12:30pm
2:30pm- 7:30pm
1:30pm–6:30pm

Personal Care Service Assistant earns $8 per hour.

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Arc of the Shoals

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Contact Info

The Arc of the Shoals

P.O. Box 501

100 West Lamar Ave

Tuscumbia, AL 35674

Phone: (256) 383-1472

Fax: (256) 383-1486

 Arc of the Shoals