Direct Support Professional (DSP)
at Arvon Staffing

Date Posted: 5/3/2021

Job Description

WE ARE HIRING FOR DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS

FOR THE HAMPTON ROADS AREA!

GROUP HOMES… ICF GROUP HOMES… ADULT DAY PROGRAMS

VARIOUS HOURS AND SHIFTS AVAILABLE


  • Provides direct care to those with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • Performs personal care tasks, including assistance with basic personal hygiene and grooming, feeding, and ambulation, medical monitoring, and health care related tasks.
  • Fosters positive relationships with individuals served.
  • Ensures client safety and maintaining a safe environment.
  • Reminds and assists clients with self-administration of medications
  • Encourages self-help activities.
  • Reports changes in client’s condition or family situation to administrators and supervisors.
  • Documents services provided.
  • Performs home management functions such as light housekeeping, laundry, bed making, and cleaning.
  • Plans meals, shopping for groceries, preparing and serving food/meals, feeding and clean-up.
  • Accompanies clients to scheduled appointments and transports clients or running errands for clients.
  • Assists with toileting, including bedpans, urinals, and commode chairs as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Schedules are Part Time/ Full Time including weekend, evenings and overnights.

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Ability to work in a group home, home-like settings
  • Communication skills (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 time

Job Requirements

Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • Six months experience working with adults who have intellectual disabilities
  • Use of electronic health record
  • Proficient in reading, writing and math
  • Computer skills
  • CPR Certification
  • Medication Certification pref.
  • Valid VA or NC driver’s license
  • Must Carry Auto Insurance
  • DMV Record must be provided at time of hire

$12.00-$14.40

Arvon will send an application for completion to all qualifying applicants.

Once you have completed ,we will schedule an interview.

 

Equal Opportunity / Drug Free Workplace Employer.

 


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