LOCATION: Pottsville, PA, United States 17901
Direct Support Professional DSP – Pottsville
We are currently seeking Direct Support Professionals for full-time positions working with adults with IDDs in the Pottsville PA area. The client has several residential group homes in the area that are in need of DSPs to start immediately. DSPs will be responsible for providing supervision, guidance, and assistance with activities of daily living to the consumers. Eligible candidates must have a High School diploma and up-to-date clearances.
- Must have a High School Diploma
- Must have up-to-date clearances (within the last 60 days)
- PA Criminal Background Check
- FBI Fingerprint through the Department of Aging (if you haven’t lived in PA for the last 2 years)
- A Physical and TB Test (within the past 60 days)
- Must be physically able to assist participants when necessary
- Provide social, emotional and environmental support to ensure the happiness, health and safety of our residents
- Provide active treatment at all times and adhere to standards, procedures, and schedules
- Exercises sound judgment and good decision-making appropriate to the assignment
- Assist and train consumers in all aspects of self-care in order to ensure the maximal level of independence for that individual
- These areas will include all aspects of personal hygiene, shopping, cooking, meal serving, budgeting, laundry, and housekeeping
- Ensure a safe and clean living environment for residents
- Intervene in crisis situations
- Encourage individuals in the constructive use of leisure time
- Attend scheduled staff team meetings
- Observe and make written entries in the logbook as directed
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