NEW POSITION: Direct Support Professional (Community Home)

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Qualifications for Direct Support Professional are as follows:

High school diploma; or High School Equivalence/General Educational Development (GED) required

  • Must complete Person-In-Charge/Level One Food Safety Training (PIC) class within 6 months of hire
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well within a team environment
  • CPR and First aid certification required
  • Must have current drivers license with no more than 5 points and proof of auto insurance. Must provide drivers abstract.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides direct care to residents in accordance with the mission of Heinzerling Community
  • Interacts with each resident in a manner that respects, promotes and protects individual rights
  • Exchanges pertinent information and other concerns about assigned residents with the home manager, residential coordinator, nurse and other staff
  • Completes incident reports as needed and immediately reports any suspicions of mistreatment, abuse or neglect to appropriate staff (home manager, residential coordinator, program director, administrator)
  • Participates as a team member in the development and implementation of person-centered plans for assigned residents
  • Maintains appropriate personal hygiene of residents; properly bathes, grooms, changes, dresses, and positions residents according to their individual plans
  • Completes or assists residents with meal preparation and participation in family style dining in accordance with their IP
  • Prepares food according to residents appropriate diet texture, ensuring all food is served and stored safely at proper temperatures
  • Completes or assists in the cleaning and care of the residents clothing, ensuring clothing and linens are laundered regularly, neatly folded, hung and put away in the closet or dresser in an organized manner
  • Provides transportation for individuals as needed in Heinzerling vehicles
  • Assists residents with home activities, appointments, shopping and outings in the community
  • Participates in initial, required and ongoing staff development trainings and in-services
  • Maintains cleanliness of entire home

Pay Rate:

    • $10.00/hour; $.40/hour shift differential; $2/hour weekend differential


    Employee Referral Bonus; 6 paid holidays, sick leave, vacation, personal days; tuition reimbursement; health, dental, vision life insurance; 403b Retirement Plan; Employee Assistance Program


      7:00am-3:00pm, 3:00pm-11:00pm and 11:00pm-7:00pm

      NEW POSITION: Direct Support Professional (Community Home)
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      • Negotiable
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      • Jo-636737
      • Permanent
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