Direct Support Professional

Ready4Work
  • Post Date: July 11, 2019
  • Apply Before: July 11, 2020
  • Applications 2
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Job Description

EDUCATION: High School Diploma/GED

DUTIES/DESCRIPTION:

  • Supervise and assist as needed residents during meal preparation, housekeeping responsibilities, personal hygiene, grooming and other activities as needed.
  • Maintain clinical records as designated by policies and procedures such as, but not limited to; documentation of assigned training classes, physical observation, significant observation notes, and any behavioral management programs.
  • Provide input to individual program planning for assigned residents. Train/instruct residents in areas in individual program plan under the training system established by the contracted agency, including supervision of residents in workshop activities.
  • Provide transportation to residents as required.
  • Supervise residents in recreational activities both on site and off site.
  • Be responsible during evening hours to contact appropriate administrative staff in case of an emergency.
  • Make written reports of significant incidents occurring during shift.
  • Serve, as an informal advocate for residents and provide individual and residential needs management.
  • Correct unacceptable behavior and help residents meet the necessary requirements of the house rules.
  • Supervise residents on self-medication.
  • Provide first-aid assistance to all residents and assist in the follow through on medical needs for residents.
  • Complete weekly meal monitoring sheets, assigned chores, and assist with weekly budgets and special requests.
  • Assist in maintaining all necessary supplies for client needs, i.e. grooming supplies, household cleaning supplies, and items needed for staff job duties.
  • Assist in general upkeep and repair of facility such as, but, not limited to: keeping inside of vehicles clean and ensure sufficient gasoline level for next usage, cleaning of facility grounds and/or buildings, and pursuing possible outside resources for resolving noted problems areas.
  • Supervise residents during meal preparation.
  • Performs any other duties as assigned by the Administrator/Director.

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