|Position: Direct Support Professional - Community Home|
|Job Id: 222222|
|# of Openings: 1|
Direct Support Professional (Community Home)
1st, 2nd, 3rd Shift Available
$11.50 minimum + shift differential
What We Are Looking For:
St. Joseph Home is looking for dynamic and caring individuals that want to make a difference in peoples’ lives. At SJH, our Direct Support Professionals (DSP) are the front line of who we are! As a Direct Support Professional, you will be working with, caring for and helping those who are disadvantaged to grow and feel loved. St. Joseph Home offers excellent benefits and a growing and dynamic culture. No experience necessary – take a look at our website and then apply. We would love to hear from you and help you explore a career at St. Joseph Home.
St. Joseph Home creates a home for adults and children with developmental disabilities who have complex support needs and use a wheelchair for mobility. The Home, a non-profit ministry of the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, offers a creative, loving environment for those in the residential, respite programs, and day programs. Attention to the individual’s medical, social, educational and spiritual development reveals the unique giftedness of each person. Compassionate care and respect for the dignity of life are the hallmarks of St. Joseph Home.
General Statement of Duties:
The Community Home DSP works under direction of the Community Home Manager and is responsible for providing a supportive, home-like environment for individuals we serve in accordance with the mission and values of St. Joseph Home. Will provide experiences that allow the individuals we serve to develop to their fullest potential in areas of self-direction, independent living, self-care, self-sufficiency, language learning and mobility.
The Community Home DSP position supports a home-like environment where individuals actively participate in decisions regarding their lifestyle and daily activities. This DSP will be trained in delegated nursing and have responsibility to prepare nutritious meals for the residents.
Essential Functions of the Position:
No formal supervisor responsibility. Assists Community Home Manager in educating, orientating, and the development of Community Home DSPs in order to develop a positive rapport with the goal of increasing staff retention and participation.
Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years of age. High school graduate or GED required. Successfully complete and pass knowledge assessment and skills demonstration. Good organization, communication and computer skills, with an understanding of scheduling procedures required. Delegated Nursing certification required within 6 weeks. CPR and First Aid training required. Current driver’s license with fewer than 6 points, vehicle liability insurance and willingness to drive company vehicles required. Must be able to work effectively as a member of a team while developing and maintaining professional relationships in the workplace. Applicant must be self directed and motivated. Must have ability to remain calm and use good judgment.
All St. Joseph Home Employees are expected to demonstrate the highest degree of integrity and ethics in performing their duties, and relate program mission and procedures to the general public in a positive manner.
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