Direct Support Professional (Tifton and Surrounding Counties)

    Res-Care, Inc.
    Tifton, GA
    Full-time, Part-time
    Similar jobs pay $7.94 - $11.72

    Job Description

    Title: Direct Support Professional (Tifton and Surrounding Counties)
    Job Category: Caregiver
    Line of Business: All Ways Caring Services

    Branding: All Ways Caring HomeCare

    About this Career Opportunity:

    Join a team of passionate and caring people who make a difference in people's lives. We are now hiring for Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) to provide direct care to those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our DSPs are the STARS of our organization who provide caregiving to the people we support. This may be in a group home, home-like setting.

    Essential Responsibilities/Job Duties
    • Performing personal care tasks, including assistance with basic personal hygiene and grooming, feeding, and ambulation, medical monitoring, and health care related tasks. Fostering positive relationships between individuals served and their housemates
    • Ensuring client safety and maintaining a safe environment
    • Assisting with toileting, including bedpans, urinals, and commode chairs
    • Reminding/assisting client with self-administration of medications (with proper training)
    • Encouraging self-help activities
    • Reporting changes in client's condition or family situation to the office
    • Documenting services provided
    • Performing home management functions such as light housekeeping, laundry, bed making, and cleaning
    • Planning meals, shopping for groceries, preparing and serving food/meals, feeding and clean-up
    • Accompanying client to scheduled appointments
    • Transporting clients or running errands for clients
    • Other duties as assigned
    Position Requirements
    • High school degree/GED required
    • 18 years of age or older
    • Valid driver's license (in most cases)
    • Ability to work in a group home, home-like settings
    • Ability to communicate (verbally and written) with all levels of personnel, internal and external to the company
    • Ability to handle physical aspects of job, including bending, stooping, lifting, pushing, pulling, reaching, and walking for periods of time
    • Must maintain state regulatory certifications, as required by state/program requirements
    • Medication Administration as required by state/program requirements
    Additional Information

    Benefits

    ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

    All Ways Caring also offers a PayOUT program that allows employees to set their own pay day. Click here to learn more about this program.

    About Our Company

    Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! BrightSpring / ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Direct Support Professional (Tifton and Surrounding Counties).

    About this Line of Business

    ResCare HomeCare is becoming All Ways Caring. Our new name reinforces that our flexible, innovative services are designed to fit each client's needs and preferences. We are always there when clients need us - ready to provide care in all ways.
    While our name is changing, we are still providing expert care in the comfort of home. From a team our clients trust.

    As one of the industry's largest providers, All Ways Caring / ResCare HomeCare offers care for more than 20,000 individuals across the country. We deliver quality, compassionate and highly individualized in-home care and support that helps seniors stay at home - all while maximizing their dignity, privacy and independence. Whether our clients are recovering from illness, injury or surgery, living with a chronic disability or dealing with the natural process of aging, our services are tailored to meet the individual needs of people of all ages, physical conditions and cognitive abilities.

    All Ways Caring / ResCare HomeCare include personal care and homemaking programs, professional nursing, geriatric care management, Alzheimer's/dementia care, respite care and other programs, as well as differentiated offerings in home monitoring with Rest Assured Telecare that help reduce hospital visits and keep people in their homes longer.

    Res-Care, Inc., dba BrightSpring Health Services ("ResCare"), is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

    2020 PINEVIEW AVE, TIFTON, GA 31794-3035 USA

    How our Caregivers make a difference in people's lives:

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    Posting ID: 556635364Posted: 2020-05-21