Centene Corporation Direct Support Professional (Care Giver) * Sign-on Bonus in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Description:

Promoting Real Life for Real People since 1996, LifeShare creates and delivers community-first solutions for people with complex needs. With over 20 years of direct support to children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, LifeShare has been an innovator of progressive solutions to address identified gaps in housing, employment, case management, foster care, crisis management and staff development.

* SIGN-ON BONUS NOTICE: *

Candidates who apply to this position on or between June 12, 2017 and December 31st, 2017 and who begin employment by December 31st, 2017 will be eligible for a $500 total sign-on bonus paid in two installments of $200 in their first pay check and $300 after 90 days of employment .

LifeShare began as a pioneer in the Shared Living and community services movement. Transitioning people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) from institutions and facilities to community-based living, has been at the forefront of LifeShare s mission for more than 20 years.

LifeShare's community-based day programs are rooted in our belief that full community involvement for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities benefits everyone. We create individualized plans that envision a future of independence with an evolving network of natural supports, and we work towards these goals every day.

Our culture empowers people to be themselves. We influence change in society and inspire people to become who they want to be by breaking down barriers.

Position Purpose: Responsible for direct support and supervision provided to members within LifeShare s community based program. Assist members with daily activities in order reach defined goals.

  • Work with members to find areas of interest and assist in locating and securing paid and volunteer positions.
  • Collaborate with team members to develop activity schedules for all members supported.
  • Ensure member activities are in correlation with their goals and are appropriate according to standards.
  • Provide member transportation as needed to various activities.

LifeShare offers eligible employees a variety of benefit offerings designed to enhance work-life balance and engage employees. Our industry leading benefits package includes paid time off, company paid holidays, medical, dental, vision coverage, short & long term disability coverage, life insurance, and 401(k) with company match.

Qualifications:

Education/Experience: High School diploma or equivalent.

Licenses/Certifications: Current state driver s license required.

Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Job: Administrative Services

Organization: LifeShare

Location: New Hampshire-Portsmouth

Requisition ID: 1075499