Direct Support Professional-Rutherford County (Fee For Service)
5110 Maryland Way, Suite 320-7501E
Installation - Maint - Repair
Nonprofit - Social Services
Make a living while making a difference!
Merakey is currently seeking Direct Support Professionals (Direct Care Workers) to join our Managed Long-Term Support Services (MLTSS) program in Rutherford County
This position pays $11.00/hour while providing services to our consumers. Flexible scheduling is available ranging from 10 to 40+ hours a week. NO experience necessary. We provide paid training to include approximately 2-days in our Brentwood office followed by additional paid training that you will complete from home.
RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE
Bathing, grooming, and dressing the consumer
Dusting, sweeping, cleaning of bathroom, bedroom, kitchen, and living areas
WHY WORK FOR MERAKEY?
Voluntary Limited Benefits
Fixed Benefits Plan for Everyday Expenses (Meant to complement other health insurance)
Hospital Indemnity Plan
Term Life Insurance
Short-Term Disability Plan
Electronic Service Programs (Savings on HP, Verizon, AT&T)
Educational Partnerships (Variety of partnership opportunities to obtain certifications, undergraduate, and graduate degrees with reduced tuition rates)
Additional Savings Program
Rewarding and personally fulfilling nature of work
Large, financially stable company with diverse programs, positions, and professional development opportunities
Employee Referral bonus
ABOUT OUR MANAGED LONG-TERM SUPPORT SERVICES
For over 15 years, MLTSS has been providing comprehensive care. We offer comprehensive services from Personal Care to In-home Companionship. Our person-centered approach is demonstrated through the implementation of a custom Clinical Care Plan and Home Safety Assessment.
We provide assistance and support with several activities of daily living including to:
Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health, and education non-profit provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country. We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders and community partner organizations. We recognize that complex needs require a holistic approach. With our experience, expertise and compassion, we empower everyone within our communities to reach their fullest potential.
At Merakey, we do not have to refer individuals out of our system for additional services, but rather we can design a system around that person. Merakey continues to be the safety net for people who otherwise could not afford care. In spite of financial challenges and dwindling resources, we continue to pursue excellence in all aspects of care and treatment. The work of Merakey is anchored in the firm belief that it is every individual’s right to achieve growth, dignity, and fulfillment in their lives. Surrounding professional staff with the best in technology and supports, Merakey is a leader in the industry and remains committed to helping people...one individual at a time.
Our name, Merakey, is inspired by a modern Greek word, meaning to put something of yourself into your work, or to do something with soul, creativity or love. This concept illustrates the compassion and integrity that underscores everything we do. The inclusion of the word “key” in the name also positions the organization as a key to helping individuals and communities open doors to their future. At Merakey, we put our heart and soul into exceptional care and services.