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DSP Direct Service Professional

Casa De Stella LLC Riverbank, CA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $14 Hourly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Under direction from the Home Administrator, the Direct Support Professional (DSP) will provide direct care and support to individuals with developmental disabilities with behaviors. DSP’s provide hands-on training, assistance and support services to individuals with developmental disabilities in a manner that ensures their health, safety and successful achievement of service objectives outlined in their Individual Service Plan (ISP). This role requires a high level of cleanliness and strong domestic skills (such as being able to cook healthy meals, and helping purchase healthy food). Other key responsibilities include the following but are not limited to: help with medical appointments, help implementing an exercise program, hygiene assistance, recreation, appropriate documentation, and medication monitoring. The candidate must be aware that Continuing Education units and ongoing training, will be required. We are looking for individuals who can work weekends, enjoy working with people with developmental disabilities and who are interested in teaching and role modeling a positive lifestyle. Candidate’s availability and flexibility to work when needed is a plus. We are also looking for candidates interested in working with people with challenging behavioral issues and people with developmental disabilities who have had involvement with the criminal justice system. Must have minimum of 6 months working with individuals with developmental delays.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct care and supervision to clients during daily activities. ;
  • Address basic care needs of clients including but not limited to the following: medical, nutritional, hygienic, activities of daily living (ADL’s), social, recreational, personal management, transportation, meal preparations, medication administration, etc. personal hygiene needs may require exposure to bodily fluids (feces, urine, blood etc.);
  • Basic household needs including but not limited to the following: custodial, maintenance, schedules and routines, record keeping, documentation, etc;
  • Perform adaptive skills training with clients ;
  • Participate in the design and implementation of each client’s programs, collection, and analysis of ongoing data, and other assigned documentation pertaining to each clients program;
  • Provide supervision and redirection to prevent the manifestation of maladaptive behaviors that may lead to recidivism;
  • Responsibility for the health and safety of assigned client;
  • Follow reporting procedures regarding denial of rights and special incident reports;
  • Communicate with other staff regarding any changes in regulations, policies and procedures and general information pertaining to the program;
  • Promote community engagement and client rights;
  • Recognize unusual or threatening conditions related to persons with disabilities and resolve issues if necessary;
  • Attend required company training and staff meetings; awake staff at all times
  • Adhere to and all of Casa De Stella, LLC's company policies, procedures and program rules;
  • Other duties as assigned;
Company Description
NOC shifts 12 am- 8 am (must be available to work any day of the week---Immediate hire!
Weekend AM- 8am-4pm; Weekend PM-4pm-12am
*** shifts are subject to change

Casa De Stella LLC

NOC shifts 11 pm- 7 am (must be available to work any day of the week---Immediate hire! Weekend AM- 7am-3pm; Weekend PM-3pm-11pm *** shifts are subject to change

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Riverbank, CA
USA
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