Direct Support Professional

Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: December 31, 2016

Organization: Newberry County Disabilities and Special Needs Board

City: Newberry

Website: View Website

Wages/Salary: $9.79 an hour

Requirements:

To be eligible for these positions, applicants must have obtained a high school diploma or GED, possess a valid S.C. Driver?s license with a good driving record; and be able to lift 50 pounds. Upon accepting a position with the agency, candidates must attend six days of classroom training. Background checks, including a SLED criminal records check, are part of the application process.

Job Description:

Newberry DSN Board is seeking part-time, Direct Support Professionals/Caregivers to provide assistance to individuals with disabilities in a community-based setting. DSPs provide assistance with daily activities such as meal preparation and planning; medication administration; and personal care. DSPs may also facilitate community involvement by accompanying individuals on outings in the community or providing transportation to work or other activities. In addition, DSPs support therapeutic and behavioral plans in partnership with clinical staff to enhance the quality of life for those we support.

Schedule:
part-time shifts available
Hours vary depending upon location
Application Process:
Interested candidates should apply, in person, at Newberry County Disabilities and Special Needs Board, 115 Nance Street, Newberry SC. Applications are also available online at www.ncdsnb.org for completion and delivery to the Newberry office.