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Direct Support Professional

Company: Abilities, LLC
Location: Warrensburg
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

We are looking for capable Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) to provide support to our residents and to encourage them to live independent, productive lives. The Direct Support Professional will follow support plans pertaining to individual's support, treatments, and care. You will assist with personal care needs, support the expression of their beliefs and identities, and encourage meaningful and inclusive interactions between residents and the community. You will be an advocate for our individuals with disabilities. The most successful people in the DSP role are kind, empathetic, and passionate.We are hiring for the following positions:Evenings - 1 position openMust be available to work 3pm-10pm through the week and every other weekend.Overnights - 1 position openScheduled 10p-7am for 4-5 nights per week - every other weekend required.Weekend Only - 2 positions openScheduled 14 or 16-hour shifts every Friday/Sat/Sun or every Sat/Sun. Employees who work this schedule receive 8 free paid hours every paycheck. For example, if you work 14 hours every Sat/Sun, your worked hours would be 56 but you would be paid for 64. (Training takes place during the week days)Direct Support Professional Responsibilities:Establishing a secure, positive environment that nurtures individual's needs, self-expression, and goals.Overseeing individual's and taking care of their needs, and performing housekeeping duties.Delivering care for individual in compliance with their physician's recommendationsAdvancing residents' decision-making, productivity, and participation in a range of activities.Promoting independence in daily activities, such as work, learning, and leisure.Facilitate individual's inclusion in the community's experiences and activities.Maintaining knowledge of individual's support needs.Complying with the agency's policies and procedures.Maintaining documentation in compliance with agency procedures.Operating the agency's vehicles in compliance with company policies and governmental statutes.Direct Support Professional Requirements:High School Diploma, GED, or suitable equivalent.Completion of provided training.Completion of a criminal background checkProficient computer skills.Valid driver's licenseBenefits$15.00/hourChildcare expense reimbursement (up to $5,000 per year)Bi-weekly paydaysPay raises awarded at 1 year and every year thereafterGym membership reimbursementVery flexible scheduling and time off Health, dental, vision, life, and supplemental insurance Simple IRA account with 3% employer match1.5x/2x holiday payPaid time off accrual starting on the first day of employment

Keywords: Abilities, LLC, Independence , Direct Support Professional, Other , Warrensburg, Missouri

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