Direct Support Professional
Memphis, TN 37544
DUTIES: Under the supervision of the Residential Coordinator, the DSP will provide direct support to individuals with disabilities by assuring the following: relationships, community involvement and integration, power and choice, health and safety, and competence. Will assist in establishing routines that meet all individuals' needs and desires and to ensure compliance with licensing regulations, agency policies and practices and protection of individual rights. Will assist and/or perform cleaning and home maintenance activities. Ensure all required documentation is complete, accurate and professional; assist with information gathering to identify personal outcomes desired and effect of supports. Ensure that all home, vehicle, and personal property maintenance needs are address in a timely manner. Complete all required paperwork thoroughly, correctly and on a timely basis. Administration medication without error. (ICF excluded) Change work schedule as needed to meet individual and program needs
REQUIREMENTS : H igh School diploma or G.E.D. required. Must be 18 years or older. Must have a valid TN, AR, or MS drivers' license. Class F endorsement will be required. One year of experience in the Direct Support care or working DD population preferred. Must be able to pass all required pre-employment screenings, background checks, and a drug test.