Denton - FT Direct Support Professional

Res-Care, Inc. Plano , TX 75023

Posted 3 weeks ago

Our Company

Overview

Are you driven to serve and help others in your community? Caregivers and Direct Support Professionals (DSP) are the heart of our company with their compassion, dependability, and care. If you want to make an impact by helping people live their best life, read more below and apply today!

Responsibilities

Join a team of passionate and caring people who make a difference in people's lives. We are now hiring for Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) to provide direct care to those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our DSPs are the STARS of our organization who provide caregiving to the people we support. This may be in a group home, home-like setting.

Essential Responsibilities/Job Duties

  • Performing personal care tasks, including assistance with basic personal hygiene and grooming, feeding, and ambulation, medical monitoring, and health care related tasks. Fostering positive relationships between individuals served and their housemates

  • Ensuring client safety and maintaining a safe environment

  • Assisting with toileting, including bedpans, urinals, and commode chairs

  • Reminding/assisting client with self-administration of medications (with proper training)

  • Encouraging self-help activities

  • Reporting changes in client's condition or family situation to the office

  • Documenting services provided

  • Performing home management functions such as light housekeeping, laundry, bed making, and cleaning

  • Planning meals, shopping for groceries, preparing and serving food/meals, feeding and clean-up

  • Accompanying client to scheduled appointments

  • Transporting clients or running errands for clients

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • High school degree/GED required (in most cases)

  • 18 years of age or older

  • Valid driver's license (in most cases)

  • Ability to work in a group home, home-like settings

  • Ability to communicate (verbally and written) with all levels of personnel, internal and external to the company

  • Ability to handle physical aspects of job, including bending, stooping, lifting, pushing, pulling, reaching, and walking for periods of time

  • Must maintain state regulatory certifications, as required by state/program requirements

  • Medication Administration as required by state/program requirements

About our Line of Business

ResCare Community Living has four decades of experience in the disability services field, providing support to individuals who need assistance with daily living due to an intellectual, developmental or cognitive disability. Our community living services are provided in 27 states with several thousand programs and a comprehensive range of high-quality services, including: Community Living, Adult Host Homes for adults regardless of disability, Behavioral/Mental Health Support, In-home Pharmacy Solutions, Telecare and Remote Support, Supported Employment and Training Programs, and Day programs. For more information, please visit www.rescarecommunityliving.com.

Additional Job Information

Additional Qualifications

  • Must have a Current Driver's License

  • Valid Social Security Card

  • Good Background

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