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Direct Support Professional $500 Hire Bonus

Company: Spectrum Community Services
Location: Benton Harbor
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

$500 Sign On Bonus after 3 months of employment!! Limited time Explore your passion GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES Provides direct support in activities of daily living, as outlined in the individual's Person-Centered Plans. Provides support in a manner that promotes growth, health, community involvement, safety, dignity, and respect for individuals. Collaborates and communicates with co-workers and individuals' support team to promote a positive and productive working environment. Contributes to the day-to-day operation of the home, in a safe and cost-efficient manner. Identifies opportunities for improvement and actively participates in their implementation. Supports culturally competent recovery-based practices and person-centered planning as a shared decision-making process. QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education/ Experience:
    • Ability to complete all training required for the position.
    • Eighteen (18) years of age
      • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
        • The ability to communicate verbally and in writing in a clear, concise manner.
        • The ability to interact with people in a positive and supportive manner.
        • Life experiences with diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds, including experience with behavioral health issues, are preferred.
        • Must support a trauma informed culture of safety to aid consumers in their recovery process.
          • Requirements:
            • Completion of the personnel hiring requirements specified in the conditional job offer at the time of hire.
            • Three references deemed acceptable to Spectrum
            • Current valid driver's license. RESPONSIBILITIES
              • Provide support in all areas of daily living as needed by individuals. This may include lifting individuals, assisting in transferring, and moving wheelchairs.
              • Support individuals in obtaining the goals they have envisioned and outlined in their Person-Centered Plan.
              • Enhance individual participation and involvement in his/her community. This may include driving/transportation.
              • Where assistance is requested/required, support individuals in making choices, advocate for him/her in areas of needs and wants.
              • Assist individuals in developing new relationships and supporting existing relationships.
              • Interacts and communicates in a manner that is respectful toward all individuals.
              • Creates an environment and conducts activities in a manner that ensures the health and safety of individuals.
              • Develops and uses effective communication with each individual using a style suited to the individual.
              • Communicate positively and productively at all times with co-workers, families/guardians, and the public.
              • Provide a positive role model for individuals, and co-workers while in the community.
              • Support co-workers and actively participates in the team process, both base program and other programs.
              • Provides complete, accurate, and timely documentation.
              • Performs tasks that contribute to the day-to-day operation of the home (such as cooking, cleaning, laundry, shopping.)
              • Performs tasks in accordance with Spectrum Community Services Policies and Procedures and that of other regulatory bodies, (CMH, CARF, AFC Licensing Recipient Rights, etc.)
              • Maintains home and vehicle safety. Fixes or notifies someone, i.e., the supervisor of any safety or maintenance issues.
              • Safely provides transportation for consumer using agency vehicles. Safely operates vehicles and equipment at all times.
              • Actively participates in SCS Quality Improvement Plans and Initiatives.
              • Identifies areas for improvement and helps make the improvements happen.
              • Actively participates in staff and team meetings and all trainings (both required by position and voluntary).
              • All other duties as assigned. PI197005136

Keywords: Spectrum Community Services, South Bend , Direct Support Professional $500 Hire Bonus, Other , Benton Harbor, Indiana

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