Article Title: Direct Care Professional (DCP)

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Penquis will pay for required training and certifications

Penquis, a social services agency serving Penobscot, Piscataquis and Knox counties for over 50 years, is seeking motivated individuals to join our team as a Direct Care Professional in the Bangor and Dover-Foxcroft areas.  We offer flexible schedules to accommodate your needs and have a variety of openings that include:

Full time benefits eligible position – 36-40 hours/week (day, evenings, overnights & weekend)

Part time benefits eligible position – 24-35 hours/week (day, evenings, overnights & weekend)

Flexible per diem positions for all shifts

Are you compassionate, energetic, like having fun and want to make a difference in the lives of others?  Come work for Penquis where you get to support people with disabilities to live rewarding and fulfilling lives while maintaining their independence both in the community and in residential settings.

Minimum qualifications: HS Diploma or Equivalent and driver’s license in good standing. Must be comfortable using a computer to document in electronic medical records system, use e-mail and internet.  Penquis provides paid training for all required certifications as well as on the job training and support. 

The starting rate of pay for Direct Care Professional is $15.25 per hour

Upon hire and periodically thereafter, must have background check results that are satisfactory to Penquis and indicate no previous or current involvement with child abuse, neglect or exploitation and no other disqualifying background as outlined in current contract provisions. 

Penquis offers an excellent benefits package.  For more information or to apply on line at Penquis Employment or contact us at 973-3500 (TDD: 973-3520) or by email at to request an application and job description.  Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. 

In accordance with federal regulations, Penquis does not discriminate.  Reasonable accommodation will be made for otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. Penquis is a tobacco and smoke-free workplace. 

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