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DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL-RESIDENTIAL SERVICES

Opportunity Enterprises, Inc.
Valparaiso, IN 46383

DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL/ CAREGIVER-FULL TIME


 


Job Summary


Direct Support Professionals (DSPs), work with, and provide care for, adults with physical and mental disabilities. Ideal candidates should have enthusiasm, patience and a positive attitude.



RESIDENTIAL POSITIONS- Supported Living, Group Homes and Respite Services:



These positions offer 3-11's and midnight shifts. Day shifts are available on the weekends.



In a typical day, Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) drive our clients to the store as needed, give medications and assist them in reaching their goals. Some goals may include: cooking, housework or volunteering in the community. Our clients are very social and enjoy active schedules. They may need to be accompanied to sporting events, movies and dining out. Before the end of the shift, DSPs will complete paperwork and make sure the home is clean.



Direct Support Professionals (DSPs), work with, and provide care for, adults with physical and mental disabilities. Ideal candidates should have enthusiasm, patience and a positive attitude. DSPs work with clients to achieve their daily goals and serve as a positive role model. 



This job is never dull. There are endless opportunities to teach clients new things and help make their dreams come true. You may even learn a few things yourself!


 


Responsibilities


ALL DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS DUTIES INCLUDE:



  • Responsible for teaching and modeling appropriate social and interpersonal behaviors to clients.

  • Maintain, and submit as necessary, all necessary documentation, such as: behavior sheets, incident reports, personal assistance sheets, time cards, service logs, and medication records and other paperwork as requested to ensure compliance with agency and state policies and procedures.

  • Serve as an appropriate role model for clients.

  • Maintain acceptable work standards in all areas including attendance and punctuality. There is absolutely NO sleeping while on duty during any shift.

  • As needed, ensure all aspects of appropriate daily personal grooming hygiene such as; oral care, bathing, dressing, hair care, undergarment changes and feeding.

  • Responsible for ensuring completion of client daily schedule.



ADDITIONALLY, RESIDENTIAL AND RESPITE DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS DUTIES INCLUDE:



  • Ensure all aspects of appropriate housekeeping tasks are completed based on posted chore list.

  • Ensure medication policy compliance.

  • Ensure compliance of client's weekly budget. Responsible for monitoring financials in the home.

  • Responsible for notification to supervisor of emergency situations (i.e. hospitalization, emergency police situations, or fire).

  • May be responsible for scheduling, accompanying, and/or transporting clients.

  • Must be willing to work all locations and with all other staff.

  • Transport clients to doctors appointments as needed.



Qualifications



  • To perform this job successfully, applicants must be able to satisfactorily perform each of the listed job duties, in addition to meeting the following qualifications: 

  • Must possess a valid driver's license, with a driving record acceptable to Opportunity Enterprises insurance carrier.

  • Must provide proof of valid auto insurance.

  • Must provide a high school diploma/GED/official transcripts. 

  • Must have a reliable mode of transportation.




Benefits


Full time benefits include Vision, Dental, Health, FSA and 401k, Vacation/Holiday/Sick time (part time benefits vary)


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Categories

  • Hospitality
  • Healthcare

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