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HumanKind: Direct Support Professional-Prn


This is a Part-time position in Cornwall, VA posted June 10, 2021.

We are seeking motivated individuals willing to work on short notice for various shifts.This position works on-call, as needed.

Will be able to fill in for full & part-time Direct Support Professionals and must be available to work days, nights, weekends, and holidays on short notice.JOB SUMMARY :The Direct Support Professional is a residential position in a group home for adults with developmental disabilities.

He/she assists the Program Manager with daily activities for the residents, including housekeeping and home maintenance; socializing activities; supportive counseling; planning leisure activities, being aware of medical needs, monitoring and administration of medications; teaching of living skills and food preparation.

The major emphases are in the areas of personal hygiene/grooming, housekeeping skills, independent living skills, social adjustment and cooking.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:* Attend and pass the 32 hour Medication Aide training course and maintain yearly competence requirements* Provide direct services to resident to accomplish individual service plan goals and objectives.* Maintain daily log in the absence of the Program Manager* Plan and implement leisure time activities for residents* Provide training to residents on daily living skills* Provide transportation as needed and scheduled* Monitor medical needs and administer medications* Ensure building and grounds are kept clean and maintained* Provide crisis intervention and supportive counseling as needed* Act as positive role model for residents* Provide emotional support and set limits when appropriate* Communicate with Program Manager any concerns about program of residents in care* Provide support and encouragement for culturally related life practices and experiences for the resident in care and the family receiving servicesMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :* Graduation from high school or equivalent* Some experience working with persons who have developmental disabilities or in a related human services field preferred* Provide TB FREE documentation* Valid Driver’s License and acceptable driving record* Must be at least 21 years of age* Complete all required background checks* Must successfully pass drug testHumanKind embraces and values diversity.

Our goal is to attract, develop, retain and promote a talented workforce in a culture where all employees contribute to their fullest potential.PI135347858