DSP (Direct Support Professional) – Waterboro, ME

Full Job Description: DSP

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support, and encourage members to achieve their highest level of self-sufficiency in the areas of self-care, independent living skills, and social and community awareness.
  • Independently initiate household maintenance/upkeep as necessary, informing House Manager/Administrator of any repair needs as soon as possible.
  • Transport members in approved vehicles as activities require.
  • Act as a role model, maintaining professional, respectful relationships with members and providing clear and consistent boundaries as necessary.
  • Ensure medication distribution following successful completion of Medication Course (CRMA).
  • Support, Assist and encourage members in all areas of daily living including, but not limited to: personal care, feeding, socialization, recreation and leisure activities.
  • Complete mandated documentation while on shift.
  • Attends company trainings, seminars, and house meetings.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have a desire to work with individuals with developmental disabilities
  • Must have a High School diploma or equivalent
  • Must have valid driver’s license from state of residence and clean driving record
  • Must be proficient in speaking, reading and writing English
  • Must complete Agency and State mandated trainings within specified timeframe
  • Must maintain certification requirements (DSP, CRMA and MANDT)
  • Must be reliable and maintain an acceptable attendance record

Responsibilities:
(Pulled from the full job description)

  • This position is responsible for maintaining a safe and supportive environment where our adult members are treated with dignity and respect.
  • Support, and encourage members to achieve their highest level of self-sufficiency in the areas of self-care, independent living skills, and social and community awareness.
  • Independently initiate household maintenance/upkeep as necessary, informing House Manager/Administrator of any repair needs as soon as possible.
  • Transport members in approved vehicles as activities require.
  • Act as a role model, maintaining professional, respectful relationships with members and providing clear and consistent boundaries as necessary.
  • Ensure medication distribution following successful completion of Medication Course (CRMA).
  • Support, Assist and encourage members in all areas of daily living including, but not limited to: personal care, feeding, socialization, recreation and leisure activities.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $11.00 /hour

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Location:

  • Waterboro, ME (Preferred)

License:

  • Driver’s License (Preferred)

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