Direct Support Professional-Community Connections
- - Hab/Social Services
- Kokomo, IN, USA
- Full Time
Hourly wage: $8.25
Responsibilities: Planning and providing instruction in communication skills, daily living skills, socialization skills, fine and gross motor skills, perceptual skills, prevocational skills, and any other areas based on programming needs. Complete lesson plans based on class schedule and consumer goals; prepare instructional materials for programming. Prepare reports detailing goal progress and consumer participation for persons served on a monthly basis. Complete documentation of persons served programming including but not limited to: behavior, seizures, toileting, accidents/incidents, and progress on objectives on a daily basis. Must be able to care for the physical needs of persons served including feeding, hygiene, and toileting. Physical activities may include but not be limited to: lifting up 25-50 pounds (depending on person served); bending; reaching; stretching; grasping; visual acuity; walking; squatting, twisting, guiding; and transporting. Use of medical adaptive equipment including, but not limited to: Wheelchair, Hoyer Lift, Shower Chair, Blood Sugar Testing Equipment and communication devices is required. Assist in maintaining a neat and orderly classroom environment.
Minimum qualifications: High School diploma or GED required. Previous experience working with persons with disabilities is preferred. Must possess excellent verbal communication skills, effective written skills, and strong teamwork skills. Must possess or be able to obtain CPR, CPI, and first aid certification annually. Proficient in word processing and computer operation. Possess and maintain a clear criminal record per Medicaid Waiver regulation requirements. Maintain a valid Indiana driver's license, insurance on personal vehicle (minimum of PLPD with Medical liability coverage), and maintain insurability as defined by the agency liability insurance carrier. Must possess and maintain reliable transportation that meets state requirements for transporting persons served.