Are you a Direct Support Professional who is passionate about delivering the best care possible? Are you intrigued with high-tech devices along with an interest in communication? If so, this may be the perfect opportunity for you!
As a Direct Support Professional, you will be providing person-centered direct support for a 24-year-old young lady who uses a non-self-propelled wheelchair. She desires to learn independent living skills on a one-to-one basis while in her home and in the Mechanicsburg and surrounding community.
Weekdays 3:30 to 7:30 pm
Saturday and Sunday 12 hours shift (7:30 am to 7:30 pm)
Flexible scheduling (every other weekend or 6 hour shifts) available.
Our Ideal Candidate…
Is kind and fun
Has a calm demeanor Has experience and Is comfortable providing full personal care support
Enjoys learning new skills
Enjoys problem-solving everyday issues
Enjoys walking and getting into pool
Experienced staff will:
-Be responsible for supervision, health and safety of individual at all times.
-Be responsible for supporting an Everyday Life by consistently reinforcing the individual’s Individual Support Plan (ISP) outcomes.
-Provide skills training, assistance and/or supervision to the individual in the areas of daily living, personal care, community, and social integration.
-Assists with personal care support
-Communicate information consistently and will be responsible for documentation on appropriate forms and verbally relaying information to Managing Employer.
-Have basic knowledge of seizure disorders and willing to follow seizure protocol for the safety of the individual
-Demonstrate basic knowledge to assure a safe and healthy environment for individual per ISP.
-Perform all other duties as assigned.
Have a High School Diploma or GED, CNA certificate (preferred)
Have at least 6 months experience in human service field.
Have experience working with seizure disorders.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Pay: $18.00 - $22.00 per hour
- Flexible schedule
- 10 hour shift
- 12 hour shift
- 4 hour shift
- 8 hour shift
- Evening shift
- Weekend availability
Family follows Covid precautions.
- Willing to submit to background check?
- Seizure Support: 1 year (Required)
- Driver's License (Preferred)
Work Location: One location