Direct Support Professional
With over 35 years in business, the Delta-T Group has built a reputation for referring highly qualified professionals for rewarding short and long-term contract opportunities.
Our client has immediate starts for motivated professionals to work as a direct support professional in Chantilly, VA.
SUMMARY OF CLIENT'S DESCRIPTION OF THIS OPPORTUNITY
* Provide support and care to persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities within a residential setting.
* Communicate with individuals' families, members of their IDT, day program, and other providers of services
* Instruct, support, and participate in household tasks including cleaning, preparing meals, food shopping, etc.
* Prepare food according to developed menus, menu protocols, individual's likes, dislikes, and prescribed diet.
* Assist in developing daily living skills by identifying and meeting social, environmental and health care needs.
* Transport Individuals and/or provide mobility training to assist individuals attend appointments, community rehabilitation programs, grocery shopping, etc.
* Attend staff meetings, training in-services, house and program meetings as instructed
* Ensure compliance with VOAC program requirements, environment-specific rules, as well as regulations from all monitoring entities.
CLIENT'S REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
* Successful candidates will have a passion for assisting others with their daily activities, accompanying them to doctor appointments, performing light housekeeping duties, running errands, and providing companionship.
* Minimum of a High School Diploma or its equivalent
* Effectively communicate with persons being serviced
* Perform basic computer skills
* Experience in a residential setting supporting persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities
* Experience working with people who are medically fragile and/or have physical limitations
* Establish a relationship with one of the nation's largest referral agencies for behavioral-health.
* Compensation processed weekly.
* Ability to grow professionally.
Delta-T Group Inc.Chantilly, VA
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