Perspectives Corporation is a multi-faceted and dynamic agency that provides support to adults and children with disabilities throughout Rhode Island. Our creativity, flexibility and commitment to those we support and their families have made us one of the largest human service agencies in RI.
Perspectives provides an array of therapeutic services accessible to individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing in Rhode Island from in-home early intervention programs to adult programs. Our specialized team is proficient in American Sign Language, or are native users.
We are thrilled about expanding our Deaf and Hard of Hearing services by opening a new residential program and providing enhanced supports to Deaf/HoH individuals in several other programs within the central Rhode Island areas.
Exciting job opportunities are available for clinical, management and direct care. If you are seeking rewarding, purposeful work and want to be part of a growing team of Deaf/HOH professionals, join us and become a part of a creative team of colleagues with many years of experience!
We are in search of the following positions:
Residential Program Manager with excellent leadership and communication skills to join our team. This is full time position for candidates with a BA/BS Degree in Human Services or related field and experience working with people who are Deaf/HoH with special healthcare needs. Must be fluent in American Sign Language (ASL) and have familiarity and comfort with Deaf culture. Responsible for supervision of staff, program oversight, staffing coordination, ensures fiscal responsibility of program and promotes public relations. Flexible hours required to work daytime and evening shifts.
Service Coordinator who exhibits excellent leadership skills and demonstrates excellence in providing direct support to individuals served. This a full time position for a candidates with a High School Diploma/equivalent and a 2 year degree or certificate in Human Services filed or equivalent experience working with people who are Deaf/HoH with special healthcare needs. Must be fluent in American Sign Language (ASL) and have familiarity and comfort with Deaf culture. Responsible for providing optimal clinical supports for individuals served and ensuring that agency policies and procedures are implemented correctly and that the D/HoH individuals served live valued and high-quality lives. Flexible hours required to work daytime and evening shifts.
Site Supervisor who exhibits excellent leadership and communication skills to join our team. These are full time positions for candidates with a High School Diploma/equivalent and 2 years of experience providing direct support to people who are Deaf/HOH with special healthcare needs. Must be fluent in American Sign Language (ASL) and have familiarity and comfort with Deaf culture. Responsible for supervising the work of Direct Support Professionals (DSP) and ensuring that the agency policies and procedures are upheld and that the individuals served live valued and high quality lives. Flexible hours to work daytime and evening hours.
We are also looking for several dedicated and reliable Direct Support Professionals to join our team. Full time and part time positions are available for candidates with a High School Diploma/equivalent . Proficient in American Sign Language (ASL) along with familiarity and comfort with Deaf culture. Must have access to an insured vehicle with a good driving record. Responsible for providing assistance in completing daily living skills, participate in community outings and activities. Provide employment support (job coaching), personal care supports, educational and social skills supports. All shifts are available (1st, 2nd and 3rd).
Competitive salary based on experience, excellent medical and dental benefits, relocation packages available for management and clinical positions, generous paid time off and flexible schedules, 401(K) Retirement Plan, Flexible spending, health club membership discounts, AAA membership discount, AFLAC Supplemental Insurance (optional at employee’s expense), Verizon mobile discount, community activities/company events, employee referral bonuses, employee recognition programs and incentives, comprehensive paid trainings, a rewarding experience, and a great working environment.