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Direct Support Professional

Life Development Disability Solutions Surprise, AZ

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

We are a community living support agency that works with the Intellectually/Developmentally Disabled community here in Arizona. Our passion is working with good people like you and matching you with one of our clients who really needs your compassion, integrity, positive attitude, and dependability. Some of our clients need part-time Direct Support Workers and some need full-time.

Personal traits we are looking for:

  • Dependable
  • Flexible
  • Fun
  • Awesome communication skills

The work of a Direct Support Worker is directed by a plan of care. The direct support worker follows the individual service plan for each individual.

Position expectations are defined as the following and may include, but are not limited to, in-home supports and skills:

  • Cooking, cleaning, medication assistance, scheduling, attend medical appointments, shopping, transportation and more...
  • Skill development and support is defined in the individual’s Individual service plan
  • Documentation of progress notes with each shift

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Personal Support: 1 year (required)
  • Transporting individuals, have a valid driver's license and vehicle insurance in compliance with the laws of the Department of Motor Vehicles. (Proof and copies)
  • Be certified in CPR and First Aid by a recognized training agency within 90 calendar days of employment.
  • Overall competency in working under pressure
  • Experience in providing general care and support
  • Knowledge of home care services
  • Proficient in written communication
  • Proficient in oral communication 
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Understand requirements of maintaining confidentiality and safeguarding individual information.
  • Be literate and capable of understanding written and oral orders.
  • Be able to communicate with individuals, health care providers, case managers, and appropriate others.
  • Be able to respond to emergency situations at all times services are being delivered.
  • **Must also have a smartphone

 

Wages:$17-$19 hour

Life Development Disability Solutions

Address

Surprise, AZ
USA

Industry

Personal Care

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