Direct Support Professional DSP
- $20 to $22 Hourly
We are seeking Direct Support Professionals (DSP) / Caregivers to join our team! You will assist in the daily care of elderly or disabled individuals.
- Assist clients with daily living activities
- Communicate ongoing care results and updates to relevant parties
- Collaborate with clients and families for best care opportunities
- Maintain a healthy and comfortable living environment
- Previous experience in personal care or other related fields
- Compassionate and caring demeanor
- Ability to build rapport with clients
- One year of full-time or equivalent part-time paid or volunteer experience in the care, training, habilitation, and support of
children or adults with a diagnosis of developmental/intellectual disability.
Certification ( If you do not have any or some of the certifications, we can help you obtain All of these certifications within a few days. Contact us for details):
- First Aid
- Medication Management
Direct Support Professional assists individuals with developmental/intellectual disabilities with daily living
activities at home or in the community. Their duties may include making beds, doing laundry, preparing and providing meals.
Knowledge and Abilities:
*Knowledge of some of the characteristics and concepts of Developmental and intellectual Disability, mental health, health
disorders and related physical conditions and treatment approaches for children.
*Knowledge of simple care, first-aid, behavior management, personal and environmental hygiene.
*Ability to implement and follow the policies and procedures of the department, facility or service entity.
*Ability to engage in the care, training, and rehabilitation of physically and mentally retarded clients or mentally ill.
*Ability to provide basic care, personal care, and hygiene.
*Ability to teach clients eating, bathing, dressing, grooming, and other self-care skills.
*Ability to participate with professional staff in the design and implementation of training and programmatic activities.
*Ability to observe the rights and personal dignity of others.
*Ability to observe, record, and report clients' behavior, attitude, and physical condition.
*Ability to perform simple math and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
*Ability to maintain effective working relationships with clients and other employees.
Experience: One year of full-time or equivalent part-time paid or volunteer experience in the care, training, habilitation, and support of
children or adults with a primary diagnosis of developmental/intellectual disability and/or secondary diagnosis of mental health.
A & T Health Care IncSterling, VA
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