Direct Support Professional

Starting at $30K/yr  On-site  Full-time

Home Place of Texas · Spring, TX

 

About the job

Home Place of Texas is a non-profit day program for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We focus on fun, engaging activities to give our clients purpose in their days. We go on many outings in the community, and volunteer at various places. We also offer a multitude of extra classes and clubs, such as dance, swim, reading, and knitting. Some of our favorite activities include monthly pizza and karaoke day, trips to the park, and hanging out in the community!

General Duties:

  • Provides supervision and assistance to assigned individuals to ensure their safety and well-being.
  • Implements training and behavioral programs and relevant service objectives as outlined in the client’s individualized plan.
  • Provides accurate and timely documentation substantiating the delivery of services to clients as outlined in their individualized plan and company policy and procedures.
  • Participates in monthly staff meetings
  • Attend fundraisers/parent meetings, special events as needed
  • Follow daily schedule as assigned by Supervisor
  • Follow Policy and procedure as described in Program Handbook
  • Maintain privacy of health, identification, and personal info of clients at all times.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Working Conditions:

  • Both indoors and outdoors with varying temperatures
  • Noise level is generally moderate to loud
  • Fun, fast paced setting

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED Required
  • 18 years of age
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License
  • Proof of current auto insurance
  • CPR Certification (can be obtained after hiring)
  • Able to lift up to 50lbs
  • Able to stand/walk for long periods of time
  • Able to reach/bend to assist clients
  • Proficient in reading/writing
  • General computer knowledge

Must be able to pass the following background checks:

  • Criminal History
  • Sex offender registry
  • Office of Inspector General Exclusions and Nurse Aide Registry list

Benefits: IRA (after 1 year), Health Insurance (required if not insured), PTO

IRA: After one year of employment, you are eligible to sign up for an IRA account. Home Place will match up to 3% of your contribution.