Supported Living Services for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities and Autism



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MERT Enterprises, Inc. has multiple new openings for Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) in the Greater Bangor area. We support adults with a variety of intellectual, physical, mental health disabilities and autism in their own homes. Our mission is to provide a supportive and safe living environment while promoting independence and wellbeing.

2½ Day Shifts – work a compressed 40 hour week in 2 ½ days! We offer three shifts: Saturday-Monday, Monday-Wednesday, or Wednesday-Saturday. This live-in position means you stay at the consumer’s home providing support. 

MERT Enterprises offers:

  • $17.00/hr. starting pay with no experience
  • $1.00/hr. “Weekend Shift Differential” on top of your regular pay rate
  • Fully paid training-
    • Direct Support Professional (DSP) Certification through the College of Direct support
    • Certified Residential Medication Aide (CRMA) 40 hour 2 year certification
    • Red Cross First Aid, CPR, AED
    • Diabetic Health training
    • Digital documentation
    • Home and Community Based Global Rule Standards (HCBS)   
  • Earned Time starting day one of employment
  • Time and a half on Holidays worked and your birthday!
  • Competitive Health Benefits for full time employees 
    • Dental insurance
    • Health insurance
    • Life insurance
    • Vision insurance
    • Short term disability 
    • Long term disability 

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum of High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
  • Covid vaccinations 
  • Pre-employment background check-
    • No felony charges
    • Adult Protective Service (APS)
    • Child Protective Service (CPS
  • Drivers license in good standing
  • Reliable personal vehicle with current inspection, registration and insurance 

Applicants already having prior DSP work experience and CRMA, DSP, and First Aid/CPR certifications may have their starting pay rate adjusted upward based on related work experience and current certifications.

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