Direct Support Professional

Employer
Middle Peninsula Northern Neck Community Services Board
Location
Tappahannock, VA
Posted
Nov 26, 2021
Closes
Nov 28, 2021
Ref
226179067
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
At the Middle Peninsula Northern Neck Community Services Board (MPNN CSB) we work hard to embrace diversity and inclusion and encourage everyone to bring their authentic selves to work each day. Our purpose is to serve our catchment area with the power of human connection in a compassionate and respectful way. If interested in serving your community while working at a rewarding career, you belong here. Currently MPNN CSB has Fulltime, Part-time and "as needed" positions available for Direct Support Professionals. We are seeking dependable applicants to provide services that insure a good quality of life for individuals with developmental disabilities, along with the happiness, safety, and security of these individuals. Direct support professionals provide instruction, support, and personal care to individuals according to the Person-Centered Plan for each individual. These services and support take place within our residential programs, and in the community, depending upon the needs and wants of the individuals. Work involves the implementation of Individual Program Plans enabling individuals to participate in community lifestyles. When supporting individuals direct support professionals use general knowledge of the person centered principles, practices, and techniques. Requirements: High School Diploma or GED. 2 to 4 months' experience providing direct support or personal assistance to a person with a disability is preferred. Must have a valid Virginia Driver's License Clean driving record acceptable to agency insurance carrier. You must pass a background check and be certified tuberculosis free on an annual basis as required by licensing authority. You must be able to obtain CPR, First Aid, Medication Management, and Certification for Medicaid Waiver DSP Competencies and Home and Community Based Services upon hiring. All training is provided by MPNN CSB. Pay $12.00/hr plus shift differentials Benefits include: Anthem BCBS Health insurance including dental & vision Retirement through the Virginia Retirement System (VRS) Life Insurance Staff development and in-service training 12+ paid holidays PTO accrued at 8 hours first 6 months, increases to 16 hours per month (equals 4.8 weeks per year) Verizon Wireless discount of 15% on service plans Apply on-line now. The agency of MPNN Community Services Board maintains a drug free workplace. Benefits listed are for fulltime qualifying employees. Position Open Until Filled. EOE