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Senior Direct Support Professional

Community Options, Inc. is a national non-profit agency providing services to individuals with disabilities in 11 states.?


We are looking for Lead/Senior Direct Support Professionals (DSP) to use best practices within a community-based residential setting to teach individuals with disabilities how to acquire the physical, intellectual, emotional, and social skills needed to live as independently as possible.


$11.50/hour


Requirements:



  • High School Diploma/GED.

  • Minimum 1 year of experience in the role of Direct Support Professional or related field.

  • Valid Driver's License.

  • Ability to establish a comfortable and supportive relationship with a person receiving supports.


Responsibilities:



  • Assist individuals with daily living skills and the development of independent community skills.

  • Accurately complete all in-house documentation and maintain case notes.

  • Assist in the development of a weekly schedule for each consumer to maximize their time spent in the community.

  • Complete training with individuals towards achieving Individual Habilitation Plan (IHP) goals.

  • Administer medication(s), while monitoring and documenting the health and medical needs of the individuals.

  • Accompany individual to and from appointments and activities.

  • Maintain inventory and ensures adequate supply of groceries and household items.

  • May oversee consumer funds.

  • May act as supervisor in the absence of the Manager.

  • May serve as train-the-trainer for various individual specifics training.


Working Conditions:



  • Ability to lift 50 pounds (weight of average manual wheelchair when chair is empty)

  • May transport participants in own vehicle (if applicable)

  • Work will take place in the community and in the homes


Competitive Benefits:



  • Insurance Options (Medical, Dental, Vision)

  • Paid Holidays?Including a Birthday Holiday

  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Employee Incentive & Discount Programs

  • 403b Retirement Plan with Employer Match

  • Exceptional Career Growth Opportunities


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Community Options is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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