Direct Support Professional II (ARF/Group Home) Evelyn Home

Job Summary

Direct Support Professionals are responsible for providing compassionate care and assistance to Adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities who may also have behavioral health challenges and/or physical limitations.

Program participants may also have a mental health diagnosis, substance use problems, and complex behavioral challenges. The program focuses on helping individuals work through their emotional and behavioral challenges, prevent relapse of criminal and/or addictive behaviors, and learn skills that allow them to interact more successfully in the community and with others.

Duties and Essential Functions

  1. Provide supervision and support for each client in meeting goals in their Individual Program Plan (IPP)
  2. Assist clients with daily living needs, such as: hygiene, groom and dress, exercise, communication, and socialization skills with the goal of improving a client's self-reliance
  3. Assist clients with prescribed medications, while maintaining required documentation and adhering to Ankas policies.
  4. Prepare meals and snacks as needed.
  5. Using the Company van, supervise and escort clients to medical and dental appointments, community outings, and other activities as assigned by Program Administrator.
  6. Maintain daily logs, data reports and mandated reporting requirements such as SIR/UIRS
  7. Develop a rapport with residents and cultivate a safe and supportive relationship.
  8. Attend and complete required meetings, trainings and continuing education units (CEUs)

Job Descriptions are subject to change without notice based on the needs of Corporation Program/Services.

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