Direct Support Professional work as a team to provide training and support to individuals who require assistance to live in the community. Duties include:
  • transporting consumers to and assisting them with activities
  • training and assisting consumers in completing household chores (cooking, cleaning, laundry, hygiene)
  • supervising administration of medications
  • providing input regarding client needs and progress in interdisciplinary meetings
  • monitoring consumers for safety and reporting any concerns to supervisor or RN
Knowledge, Skills, and Essential Functions
  • Excellent written communication  and computer keyboarding for documenting training
  • Excellent verbal communication with consumers, staff, and community providers
  • Stooping, bending, sitting, standing for prolonged periods and lifting 50-75 pounds
  • Ability to be CPR and PMAB certified
  • Valid driver's license, liability insurance, and reliable transportation required
Education and Experience
  • High school diploma or GED
  • 6 months work experience with individuals with developmental disabilities strongly preferred
  • Valid Driver's License and proof of Liability Insurance Required
Hours: 9AM - 7PM  Saturday and Sunday (20 hours)

Salary: $9370.40 annually/ $9.01 hourly with Shift Differential 

Location: 39th St Waco TX

Department: Group Home
This is a part time position

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