Hope Community Resources, Inc.

  • Kodiak: Direct Support Professional

    Job ID
    2019-2804
    Job Locations
    US-AK-Kodiak
    Type
    Regular Part-Time
  • Salary/Compensation

    $16.89 - $19.43 per hour DOE

    Overview

    We are currently searching for energetic and caring people who want to enhance the lives of people experiencing disabilities!  Join our team as an Direct Support Professional (DSP), where you will provide direct support to individuals who experience developmental and physical disabilities.  This position focuses on teaching and modeling skills that foster independence and community integration as outlined in the Plan of Care. 

     

    Hours: Hours may vary; seeking employees who are available mornings, evenings or live-in on the weekends.

    Responsibilities

    An DSP must be comfortable with:

    ► Teaching and providing all aspects personal care

    ► Performing light housekeeping duties to ensure the home is clean and safe

    ► Transporting clients to and from personal appointments and community events

    ► Administering medications as needed

    ► Completing accurate notes and records of supports provided

     

    We also provide paid classroom and on-the-job training; it is not necessary for applicants to have prior experience, just a positive attitude and willingness to learn!

     

    All available positions require availability on the weekends and holidays. Most schedules offer afternoon and evening hours. Positions will include outdoor activities and participating in community events.

    Qualifications

    Education

    •  High School Diploma or GED required

    Experience

    • Experience working with individuals who experience disabilities preferred

    Other

    • Valid AK driver license, responsible driving record and proof of vehicle insurance
    • Experience working with individuals who experience disabilities strongly preferred
    • Successful clearance of local and/or state background checks
    • Ability to lift 35 lbs, or 1/3 of body weight, whichever is less, on a regular basis
    • Must be 18 years or older

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