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Direct Support Professional - Youngsville NC

Company: United Support Services
Location: Youngsville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

USS is looking for someone to work with a young client in his home and in the community, that needs help with learning and developing social skills, communication skills, and transportation skills.This position schedule is: Monday through Friday 12pm-7pm. *some flexibility is needed for school schedules.

  • This position requires someone who can provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination status.Do you want to make a difference in your local community? United Support Services, Inc. is seeking talented individuals who are passionate about helping people who have disabilities. We take pride in utilizing today's best clinical practices to increase our participants' level of independence and community interaction. Our participant-directed services and goals are continuously evolving to meet the unique needs of our participants.Job Description/Responsibilities:
    • Maintain the health and safety of client(s) at all times.
    • Complete all necessary documentation a timely and accurate manner.
    • Provide services to individuals in the home and/or community setting.
    • Provide training on self-help skills to enable a person with meeting basic life needs such as food, hygiene, appearance, and health.
    • Provide training in independent living skills and activities that enable a person to live a full life in the home and community (meal preparation, home management, community resource utilization, and self-administration of medication).
    • Provide training in mobility and activities that enable a person to move from one place to another in the home and community (gross motor skills, fine motor skills, transfers, access/use of public transportation etc).
    • Provide training in socialization and activities that enable a person to acquire new behaviors, increase fluency of skills, promote generalization of skills, and prevent regression of skill development.
    • Promote positive interactions with client, family, Qualified Professionals, all staff of USS, and all team members involved in treatment.
    • Perform medical tasks delegated by the Registered Nurse once competency has been determined and the Medical Task Delegation Agreement has been signed.
    • Maintain confidentiality of client information by following applicable privacy laws.
    • Communicate regularly either verbally or written with USS personnel, Qualified Professionals, and clients as necessary.Qualifications:
      • High School Diploma or G.E.D. and at least one year of experience in a similar role.
      • Lives in or within commuting distance of Youngsville, North Carolina.
      • Ability to submit a background check and drug screen in accordance with local law and regulations.
      • Experience working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities preferred.
      • Valid Driver?s License and automotive insurance.
      • A flexible schedule in order to meet the participant?s desired hours for services.

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