Direct Care Professionals (Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities)

Employer
Community Residences, Inc.
Location
Arlington, VA
Posted
Sep 11, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
Job Responsibilities: The Direct Support Professional acts as a mentor, teacher, and support to individuals with intellectual and other types of developmental disabilities to assist them to live, learn and work successfully as an active part of their communities. The Direct Support Professional provides supports as needed, whether in individual's homes, day services locations and/or community settings, to transform lives and help each individual reach their full potential, while always taking into consideration their dreams and goals for their own lives. Job Qualifications: Applicants must be of unquestionable character as determined by personal references and background checks. Applicants must supply sufficient recommendations to support the fact that maturity, integrity and dependability are hallmarks of his/her personality. Applicant is able to project a professional image while interfacing with the community Applicant demonstrates ability to work independently as well as part of a team Can effectively express oneself in written reports, including electronic reporting of documentation Capable of working responsibly with highly confidential information Must be able to climb, bend, stoop, push, lift, pull, reach, sit and walk for periods of time Attends and engages in mandatory and other agency training opportunities Must be able to implement proper support techniques when intervening with individuals For the on-call opportunities: must have a flexible schedule Weekday Shift Pay: $13.86/hour Some Weekend Only Shifts Pay: $15/hour *CR offers company-paid benefits including health insurance options, 403(b) retirement fund with employer contribution/matching and life insurance for all eligible employees! Available Locations & Schedules: Arlington, VA Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri, 2pm-10pm (32 hours) Mon-Fri, 2pm-10pm (40 hours) Sat-Sun, 7am-11pm (32 hours) Thurs-Sat 2pm-11pm & Sun 11am-10pm (38 hours) Sat-Sun 11am-7pm & Mon-Wed 3pm-11pm (40 hours) Mon, Tues 3pm-11pm & Fri, Sat 2pm-10pm (32 hours) Sat-Sun, 6am-2pm (16 hours) *Every other weekend Sat-Sun, 7am-11pm (32 hours) *Every other weekend Sat-Sun, 9am-11pm (28 hours) *Every other weekend Fri-Sun, 11pm-8am (27 hours) Fri-Sun, 10pm-8am (30 hours) Sat-Sun, 8am-11pm (30 hours) *Every other weekend Thurs-Sat, 11pm-9am (30 hours) Sun-Wed, 11pm-9am (40 hours) Alexandria, VA Mon-Thurs, 11pm-9am (40 hours) Sat-Sun, 9am-11pm (28 hours) Fort Belvoir Sat-Sun, 11am-11pm (24 hours) Springfield, VA Mon-Fri, 6am-2pm (40 hours) Must have high school diploma or equivalent Must possess a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record and reliable transportation Preferably one full year successful experience working with people with intellectual and/or other types of developmental disabilities