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Care Provider for Adults with IDD

Company: Starpoint
Location: Canon City
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

CARE PROVIDER FOR ADULTS WITH INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.Are you a creative, flexible, and dependable individual looking for a fulfilling career? If so, being a Direct Support Professional (DSP) may be the position for you! As a DSP, you will use your creativity and people skills to support individuals living with developmental disabilities to achieve their desired goals and grow their independence.POSITION SUMMARY:The primary responsibility of the Direct Support Professional is to ensure the health and safety of those supported. DSPs are responsible for providing support as identified in the Individual Support Plan, and for collecting data and documenting the provision of those supports. Direct Support Professionals support individuals receiving services in their homes, place of work, community support, or day habilitation site following the Individual Service Plans (ISP), subsequent protocols, and other plans. Provide training and support in areas such as self-help skills, safety skills, hygiene skills, medication skills, food/meal skills, money skills, housekeeping skills, community skills, social skills, vocational skills, safety skills, communication skills, and healthy living skills.Benefits: Employees receive Paid Personal Time Off. Full-time employees receive Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance benefits at a minimal cost to the employee; 100% employer-paid short-term disability, group term life, and AD/D insurance. Employees and their immediate family members are offered access to our, 100% employer-paid Employee Assistance Program. Matching 401K.Hiring:All ShiftsMonday-Thursday day shifts, night shifts, overnight shiftsFriday-Saturday day shifts, night shifts, overnight shiftsQUALIFICATIONS: - High School diploma, GED, or equivalent experience. Must complete and pass all Starpoint training required for this position. - Must clear background check, DORA check, and three valid reference checks. - Must submit to PPD checks and Influenza Vaccination or provide a de-inclination form. - Must be able to work non-traditional, flexible hours. - Possess medication administration certification (QMAP), CPR, First Aid, and Safety Care training. - Experience in working with IDD adults preferred. - Must have own telephone or reliable message phone, to be readily reached. - Own reliable transportation. - Possess a valid Colorado driver's license with a good driving record. - Possess and maintain personal auto insurance on file. - Submit to a back screening by an agency-approved provider to determine physical ability to perform duties.REQUIRED PERSONAL SKILLS: - Possess the ability to work as a team member. - Possess good communication skills. - Possess the ability to make safe, responsible decisions. - Possess and practice good stress management. - Be dependable, prompt, and reliable. Remain flexible with hours and days of work to meet team needs. - Possess good time management skills. - Possess the ability to implement programs, maintaining conscientiousness with completing documentation and data collection. - Possess the ability to adapt to new and varied situations. - Be enthusiastic about your job and team support. - Be able to read and write with good comprehension as well as possess adequate math skills.PI216410785

Keywords: Starpoint, Colorado Springs , Care Provider for Adults with IDD, Other , Canon City, Colorado

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