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 Abilities

  • 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 Insurance Required

Hours: 8AM-8PM Saturday and Sunday

Salary: $11,244.48 Annually/$9.01 Hourly

An additional $1.50 will be added for each hour worked between the hours of 12:00 PM and 8:00 AM (Tuesday midnight through Saturday, 8:00 AM) and that an additional $2.00 will be added for each hour worked from 8:00 AM Saturday through 8:00 AM Monday.

Location: Jane Group Home
Address: 102 Jane,  Groesbeck  TX

Department: Group Home
This is a part time position

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