Direct Support Professional provides direct support and assistance for a consumer with or without the caregiver present, in or out the consumer’s residence, to achieve and/or to maintain the outcome of increased independence, productivity, enhanced social functioning, and inclusion in the community, as outlined in his/her service plan. Community based supports are delivered one to one with a consumer. The DSP will work under the direction of the agency Director. Maintains compliance with agency policies and procedures. Follows state and federal regulations. Essential Duties: Assist consumer in development of community living skills Assist consumer in preparation of meals Assist consumer in maintaining household Assist consumer with toileting, dressing, grooming and personal maintenance and assist in assuring there are opportunities for the consumer within the home to participate in their own life and to become part of the community possible. This may include, but is not limited to: o Plan and participate in recreational activities of the participant’s own choosing o Identify and pursue outside interests, hobbies, involvements and events o Develop, foster and maintain relationships with family and friends o Foster independence and maximize involvement in all daily living skills through goal-directed, creative, imaginative efforts o Promote and protect self-worth, respect and dignity Employee must become CPR certified, Agree to a background check as well as preemployment drug screening and have a physical/ TB screening completed by a physician
Benefits: Schedule Flexibility, Direct Deposit, Pay Weekly, Health Insurance, Paid Time Off and Sick Time, PPE!
- Community Care Partners
- Allyson Ganzy