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Senior Direct Support Professional

at Community Options, Inc.

Posted: 9/26/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 933dfa4a-0632-44e8-a632-61466e547952
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Community Options, Inc. is a national non-profit agency providing services to individuals with disabilities in 10 states. 

We are looking for a Senior Direct Support Professional in Lubbock, TX to use best practices within a community-based residential setting to teach individuals with disabilities how to acquire the physical, intellectual, emotional, and social skills needed to live as independently as possible. 

Pay starts at $9.75 per hour and increases to $10.75 per hour after 90 days of employment. 

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in the role of Direct Support Professional or related field.
  • Must have experience working with behavioral clients and medication administration.
  • Valid Driver's License.
  • Ability to establish a comfortable and supportive relationship with a person receiving supports.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist individuals with daily living skills and the development of independent community skills.
  • Accurately complete all in-house documentation and maintain case notes.
  • Assist in the development of a weekly schedule for each consumer to maximize their time spent in the community.
  • Complete training with individuals towards achieving Individual Habilitation Plan (IHP) goals.
  • Administer medication(s), while monitoring and documenting the health and medical needs of the individuals.
  • Accompany individual to and from appointments and activities.
  • Maintain inventory and ensures adequate supply of groceries and household items.
  • May oversee consumer funds.
  • May act as supervisor in the absence of the Manager.
  • May serve as train-the-trainer for various individual specifics training.

Working Conditions:

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds (weight of average manual wheelchair when chair is empty)
  • May transport participants in own vehicle (if applicable)
  • Work will take place in the community and in the homes

Competitive Benefits:

  • Insurance Options (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Paid Holidays—Including a Birthday Holiday
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Employee Incentive & Discount Programs
  • 403b Retirement Plan with Employer Match
  • Exceptional Career Growth Opportunities

If interested, please click Apply Now or send resume to: Resumes-LU@comop.org

Please Visit Our Website to Complete an Online Application!

https://recruiting.ultipro.com/COM1060COMOI/JobBoard/5cbca35a-adf1-993f-4fc9-41ad8639e2cb/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=933dfa4a-0632-44e8-a632-61466e547952

Community Options is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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