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Adult Day Program - Direct Support Caregiver

Company: Res-Care, Inc.
Location: Evansville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Our Company ResCare Community Living Overview Are you driven to serve and help others in your community? Caregivers and Direct Support Professionals (DSP) are the heart of our company with their compassion, dependability, and care. If you want to make an impact by helping people live their best life, read more below and apply today! Responsibilities * Provides direct care and supervision to individuals enrolled in day support program. Provides input and supervision for all behavior management plans, respects and understands the rights of people supported, ensures safety, recognizes individual needs and encourages independence to people supported with developmental disabilities and/or other related disorders * Assists people supported with activities planned and implemented according to written and approved plans, including but not limited to skill building activities such as arts and crafts, technology skills, board games, and other such activities that are included in the individual's plan of support Assistance will be provided during all community engagement outings * Drives people supported to community engagement activities as needed * Maintains records in accordance with company policy and procedures. This includes documentation related to: service delivery, progress notes, change in health and emotional condition or other significant events * May assist people supported with medication or assists or supervises people supported who self-administer medication. Completes medication records and counts * Maintains a clean, safe, and orderly environment for the people supported. Performs general housekeeping and teaches/supports client to perform housekeeping * Completes all trainings including new hire, on the job and annual trainings within the designated timeframe * Understands and follows proper physical safety and emergency protocols * Completes all documentation accurately and timely * Understands and utilizes adaptive equipment including wheelchairs and walkers Qualifications * High school diploma or General Education Diploma. Exceptions to educational requirements must comply with state law and regulations * Experience providing services and support to individuals with developmental disabilities, or related disorders preferred * Minimum age requirement is 18 years * Valid driver's license, with a satisfactory driving record, as defined by Company vehicle policy * Must meet all agency requirements for pre-employment as required by Company and/or State regulations * Must be able to use a computer for accessing company documentation systems * Ability to communicate verbal and written with all levels of personnel, internal and external to the company * Must be able to work independently as well as part of a team * Capable of working responsibly with highly confidential information * Potential travel for Community Engagement Activities About our Line of Business ResCare Community Living has four decades of experience in the disability services field, providing support to individuals who need assistance with daily living due to an intellectual, developmental or cognitive disability. Our community living services are provided in 27 states with several thousand programs and a comprehensive range of high-quality services, including: Community Living, Adult Host Homes for adults regardless of disability, Behavioral/Mental Health Support, In-home Pharmacy Solutions, Telecare and Remote Support, Supported Employment and Training Programs, and Day programs. For more information, please visit www.rescarecommunityliving.com. Follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn. Colorado Pay Min Colorado Pay Max

Keywords: Res-Care, Inc., Evansville , Adult Day Program - Direct Support Caregiver, Healthcare , Evansville, Indiana

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