Direct Support Professional

Employer
ResCare
Location
Front Royal, VA
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
ResCare Title: Direct Support ProfessionalJob Category: Direct Care/OperationsLine of Business: Residential ServicesAbout ResCareJoin us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Direct Support Professional. In this position, you will play a vital and positive role in helping our clients with intellectual, cognitive, or developmental disabilities achieve their fullest potential.Are you passionate about helping others? Don't miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you help people reach their highest level of independence! Apply today! ResCare. Where Care Meets Career.About This Career OpportunityWe have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Direct Support Professional. In the position, you will play a vital role in helping our clients with intellectual, cognitive, or developmental disabilities achieve their highest level of independence. Not only will you see positive results of your work every day, but you will have an opportunity for professional development and advancement to positions of greater responsibility. Many leaders with ResCare began their careers as Direct Support Professionals. Direct Support Professional Responsibilities Performing personal care tasks, including assistance with basic personal hygiene and grooming, feeding, and ambulation, medical monitoring, and health care related tasks. Fostering positive relationships between individuals served and their housematesEnsuring client safety and maintaining a safe environmentAssisting with toileting, including bedpans, urinals, and commode chairsReminding/assisting client with self-administration of medications (with proper training)Encouraging self-help activitiesReporting changes in client's condition or family situation to the officeDocumenting services providedPerforming home management functions such as light housekeeping, laundry, bed making, and cleaningPlanning meals, shopping for groceries, preparing and serving food/meals, feeding and clean-upAccompanying client to scheduled appointmentsTransporting clients or running errands for clientsSpecific Requirements18 years of age or older High school degree/GED Valid driver's license (in most cases) Ability to work in home-like settings Ability to communicate (verbally and written) with all levels of personnel, internal and external to the company Ability to handle physical aspects of job, including bending, stooping, lifting, pushing, pulling, reaching, and walking for periods of timeAdditional InformationBenefitsIn addition to meeting your passion for making a difference in people's lives and career advancement, opportunities you may also be offered: Competitive pay based on experienceMedical, Dental, Vision BenefitsSuite of voluntary insurance options401(k)Paid Time OffHolidaysPerformance incentivesCompany Discount Purchasing ProgramCell phone ServiceFord and Chrysler AutomobilesFurnitureAppliancesStaples discounts Employee Assistance ProgramLegal Assistance ProgramTuition ReimbursementPredictive Full-time, 40 Hour Plus SchedulePart-time and On-call shifts available (less than 30 hours) Don't miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you assist people to reach their highest level of independence. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.Email: [Click Here to Email Your Resume]514 Frederick Avenue , Front Royal, VA 22630-4305 USA