DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL DSP - Life's WORC (Wappingers Falls)

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



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Description

This is a 16 Hr Shift: (Tues/Wed/Fri 3pm-6pm; Sat 8am-3pm) The salary for this position is $15.00 per hour.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of OMRDD Waiver Procedures or minimum 6 months experience working with persons with Developmental Disabilities or in another health related field.
  • Good communication and writing skills.
  • Valid NYS drivers license.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Provide ongoing protective oversight to individuals attending the Stepping Into Adulthood program
  • Knowledge of the Individuals Rights (e.g. The individual is a person first and then comes the disability)
  • Responsible for implementing the Transitional Plan for each individual. These activities will include but will not be limited to volunteering, entrepreneurial skills, learning computer skills, community activities, proper hygiene, travel training, cooking skills, money management etc.
  • Collect daily data on small and/or large successes of the individual and to keep proper ongoing and follow-up documentation;.
  • Complete daily checklists and file in binder
  • Establish and maintain a rapport with community supports for the individual.
  • Establish a rapport with parents, siblings, natural and professional supports of the Individual.
  • Assist in maintaining a clean environment. Proper use and maintenance of equipment and appliances.
  • Mandatory attendance at all scheduled in-service trainings and staff meetings.
  • Drive agency vehicles
  • to transport individuals to various volunteer sites or community integrations activities daily. Ensure maintenance of vehicles.
  • Successful training and completion of SCIP, CPR and Person-Centered Planning,
  • Participate in PCP & ISP meetings
  • Travel train individual via public transportation usage, i.e., bus, subway, railroad.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

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