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Direct Support Professional (DSP)

Company: Independent Beginnings LLC
Location: Newark
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Description:
Company OverviewAt Independent Beginnings, we provide best in class home health care to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Serving our individuals requires an amazing team of Direct Support Professionals (DSP) / Caregivers with a big heart who are willing to provide supportive services and companionship to our clients.If you are looking for a Direct Support Professional (DSP) / Caregiver position where you can truly make a difference for the overall well-being of someone else, we would like to speak with you about joining our team.Shifts Available:Part-TimeFull-TimeWhat we will provide you as a Direct Support Professional (DSP) / Caregiver:$13.50 - $16.50/Hour (depending on experience, longevity and behavior)Weekend add-on rate (applies to certain shifts and conditions)No mandatory overtime! However, overtime is available!Weekly pay$250 Employee Referral ProgramWorked Holidays are paid at a premiumAn amazing team atmosphere that is supportive and transparentPaid Training for CPR/First Aid and Medication Administration401K Retirement savings plan available8% Immediate discount on AT&T Wireless ServicesFlexible schedule and ability to maintain a healthy work/life balanceAs a Direct Support Professional (DSP) / Caregiver you will:Provide direct care to individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilitiesHelp with daily activities including personal care, housekeeping, and meal preparationWork closely with a team of people including your co-workers, consumer family members, and medical professionals to help your consumers to live as independent as possibleTransport clients as needed to appointments and other activitiesAccompany clients to medical and other appointments to ensure their needs are met by the physician or provider

Requirements:
High school diploma or GED preferred. **DODD will temporarily waive the requirement that DSPs must have a high school diploma or GED. This waiver will be effective from September 17, 2021, through September 30, 2022. Employees without a high school diploma or GED cannot be certified to administer medicationsMust be at least 18 years of ageMust be able to communicate in English, including both spoken and writtenA personal vehicle that is well maintainedMust successfully complete a criminal background checkPreferred Experience:One year working with individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilitiesDirect Support Professional (DSP) / Caregiver / Home Health Aide / Home Health Care / Personal Care experience is a plusLicenses/Certifications:CPR/First Aid - Provided if you are not currently certifiedMedication Administration - Provided if you are not currently certifiedMust have a valid driver's license with no more than 5 points on our driving recordDODD 8 Hour Provider TrainingProof of personal auto insurancePI177729637

Keywords: Independent Beginnings LLC, Newark , Direct Support Professional (DSP), IT / Software / Systems , Newark, Ohio

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