Full-time position; 40 hours per week with great benefits including medical, dental, vision, retirement and paid time off
Tuesday 2:00 pm midnight
Thursday 2:00 pm midnight
Friday 2:00 pm midnight
Saturday 2:00 pm midnight
The Direct Support Professional is a residential position that assists the Program Manager with daily activities, including housekeeping and home maintenance; socializing activities, supportive counseling, planning leisure activities. Be aware of medical needs and monitoring, and administration of medications, teaching of living skills and food preparation. The major emphases are in the areas of personal hygiene/grooming, housekeeping skills, independent living skills, social adjustment and cooking.
Attend and pass the 32 hour Medication Aide Training course and maintain yearly competence requirements
Provide direct services to resident to accomplish individual service plan goals and objectives.
Maintain daily log in the absence of the Program Manager.
Plan and implement leisure time activities for residents.
Provide training to residents on daily living skills.
Provide transportation as needed and scheduled.
Ensure building and grounds are kept clean and maintained.
Provide crisis intervention and supportive counseling as needed.
Act as positive role model for residents.
Provide emotional support and set limits when appropriate.
Communicate with Program Manager any concerns about program of residents in care.
Provide support and encouragement for culturally related life practices and experiences for the resident in care and the family receiving services.
Graduation from high school or equivalent.
Some experience working with persons who have developmental disabilities or in a related human services field preferred.
Consent to TB assessment and/or test.
Valid Driver's License and acceptable driving record.
Complete all required background checks.
Successfully pass drug test