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(DSP) Direct Support Professional

Company: CMJ
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Part-time ***-*-*-*- ALSO SEEKING SUPERVISOR POSITION MUST HAVE LICENSE FOR DAY SHIFT *-*-*-*-*Qualifications* Driver's License (Required)* High school or equivalent (Preferred)* Direct support: 1 year (Preferred)* Behavior management: 1 year (Preferred)* Day Shift (Preferred)* Night Shift (Preferred)* Overnight Shift (Preferred)Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Support people to achieve personal outcomes that characterize a high quality of life. * Listen carefully and communicate respectfully and clearly with the people you support. * Support people to choose, understand and learn new skills. * Understand, follow-through, and document support plans, goals, activities, progress, etc. * Support people with daily living skills and personal support needs. * Facilitate activities that provide people with social capital and connections to the community. * Demonstrate fairness. * Assist people in planning and structuring activities. * Bring your own skills, strengths, and interests to supporting peoples' activities. * Support people to exercise their rights and responsibilities in all areas of their lives. 2. Engage in respectful communication. * Use person-first or preferred language when appropriate. * Maintain confidentiality and support privacy at all times. * Talk with people and include them in discussions about their lives. 3. Support people to have optimal health and well-being. * Understand and follow supports for optimal health. * Ensure that individuals are aware of their rights as participants of a Home and Community-Based program. Job Description - Direct Support Professional I DSP I Job Description Rev 05/13 Page 2 of 3 * Observe self-administration of medications accurately and reliably. * Monitor medical conditions thoroughly and consistently. * Ensure that people are free from abuse, neglect and exploitation. * Complete needed reporting and documentation. 4. Provide safeguards and appropriately support challenging situations. * Follow any outlined financial supports. * Support individuals with positive behavioral techniques to avoid challenging situations and promote respect and dignity. * Be a safe and conscientious driver. * Know the proper techniques and be able to respond to emergencies such as accidents, fires, tornados, or other situations 5. Positively represent our company. * Uphold agency values. * Understand and follow through with agency systems and protocols. * Follow agency policies and procedures. * Communicate positively and clearly with your supervisor and coworkers. * Meet established timelines and deadlines. * Maintain satisfactory attendance to work shifts, staff meetings, and other assigned agency functions. * Complete needed training by established deadlines. * Maximize and responsibly utilize agency and community resources. * Complete duties assigned by supervisor or designee.Schedule:* 10 hour shift* 12 hour shift* 8 hour shift* Day shift* Holidays* Monday to Friday* Night shift* On call* Overtime* Weekend availabilityJob Type: Part-timePay: $11.00 - $12.00 per hourSchedule:* 10 hour shift* 12 hour shift* 8 hour shift* Monday to Friday* On call* Weekend availabilitySupplemental Pay:* Bonus payCOVID-19 considerations:We have a COVID protocol on-site with temperature checks and etc. we have test onsite for testing additionally.Work Location: One location

Keywords: CMJ, Chesapeake , (DSP) Direct Support Professional, Other , Chesapeake, Virginia

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