Senior Direct Support Professional

Employer
Community Options, Inc.
Location
Frederick, MD
Posted
Aug 03, 2022
Closes
Aug 10, 2022
Ref
616630002
Industry
Nonprofit
Hours
Full Time
*Community Options, Inc.* is a national non-profit agency providing services to individuals with disabilities in 11 states. We are looking for *Senior Direct Support Professionals* in *Frederick, MD* to use best practices within a community-based residential setting to teach individuals with disabilities how to acquire the physical, intellectual, emotional, and social skills needed to live as independently as possible. *Requirements: * * High School Diploma/GED. * Minimum 1 year of experience in the role of Direct Support Professional or related field. * Valid Driver's License. * Ability to establish a comfortable and supportive relationship with a person receiving supports. *Responsibilities: * * Assist individuals with daily living skills and the development of independent community skills. * Accurately complete all in-house documentation and maintain case notes. * Assist in the development of a weekly schedule for each consumer to maximize their time spent in the community. * Complete training with individuals towards achieving Individual Habilitation Plan (IHP) goals. * Administer medication(s), while monitoring and documenting the health and medical needs of the individuals. * Accompany individual to and from appointments and activities. * Maintain inventory and ensures adequate supply of groceries and household items. * May oversee consumer funds. * May act as supervisor in the absence of the Manager. * May serve as train-the-trainer for various individual specifics training. *Competitive Benefits: * * Insurance Options (Medical, Dental, Vision) * Paid Holidays-Including a Birthday Holiday * Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) * Employee Incentive & Discount Programs * 403b Retirement Plan with Employer Match * Exceptional Career Growth Opportunities Community Options is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V #IND-MD Job Type: Full-time Schedule: * Monday to Friday Work Location: One location