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 SAMA 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 car insurance Required

Hours: 3pm-11pm Mon & Tues; 7am-7pm Sat & Sun with an added weekend night shift differential of $2.00 per hour

Salary: $18,870.08 Annually/$9.01 Hourly with Shift Differential any nights after midnight and weekends

Benefits:

Heart of Texas Region MHMR strives to offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
Employer paid Health Insurance
Employer paid Dental Insurance
Employer paid Life Insurance
Payroll Direct Deposit
10 paid Holidays per year
Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)

Excellent 401-K Retirement Plan (Center will contribute 12% of employee earnings) **Certain Requirement Needed**

Location: Parkside Group Home, Groesbeck TX

Department: Group Home
This is a full time position

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