Direct Support Professional I (Temporary)

Date Posted: February 16, 2023

Deadline: April 27, 2023

Organization: DDSN Whitten Center

Location: Laurens

City: Clinton

Website: View Website

Job Type: Part Time

Wages/Salary: 15.00

Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent.

Job Description:

Under direct supervision of Direct Support Professional III (Residential Administrator) this position serves as an entry-level direct support professional.  Provides treatment, care, and training of individuals with disabilities and special needs. Provides accurate documentation of activities as well as quality active treatment service delivery with individuals. Complies with written rules and regulations as outlined by SCDDSN policies and procedures; and standards in accordance with ICF/ID (intermediate care facility/intellectual disability).
 

  • Ensures health and safety of each consumer while following the prescribed behavior support plan (BSP), dining protocol, lifting protocol, and training and service programs as outlined in their individual support plan. As an essential employee, will be required to work overtime to ensure consumer safety and supervision depending on various activities and hazardous weather conditions. Reports to duty as outlined in policy and procedures and assumes accountability of the assigned individual(s).
  • In accordance to Agency guidelines, rules, and regulations, follows sound professional techniques while providing direct, hands-on individual care to all consumers as needed. Participates in training and provides guidance to consumers in the development of activities of daily living skills. Transports and monitors consumers to and from off campus appointments, programs, and activities.
  • In accordance with ICF/ID active treatment standards, implements training and service programs as outlined in the individual support plan, assists with daily activities, and engages consumers in group activities.
  • In keeping with the individual support plan, completes timely and accurate data collection and/or assessments. Maintains documentation in compliance with SCDDSN policy and procedures. Provides input and engages as an active member of the interdisciplinary team. Participates in team meetings and scheduled staff meetings as required.¬†
  • Responsible for reporting significant events and suspected abuse immediately per SCDDSN policy and procedures.
  • Ensures safe, orderly, neat, clean environment for all consumers.
  • Responsible for following all Agency policies and procedures and may be required to perform additional duties as required.
Schedule:
1st shift: 6:30 am - 3:00 pm / 2nd shift: 2:30 pm - 11:00 pm / 3rd shift: 10:30 pm - 7:00 am. This position is eligible to earn overtime according to the Fair Labor Standards Act guidelines. Covered nonexempt employees must receive overtime pay for hours worked over 40 per workweek at a rate not less than one and one-half times the regular rate of pay.
Contact Name:
Gwendolyn Harrison
Contact Phone Number: 864-938-3145
Program(s):
Application Process:
Online applications must be submitted at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/ddsn. You must include ALL current and previous work history and education. We emphasize that a resume will NOT be accepted nor reviewed to determine if an applicant has met the qualifications of the position; it will be passed over and not referred to hiring managers. Supplemental questions (if applicable) are considered part of your official application. You will be asked to provide a transcript if selected for a position requiring a degree. A background investigation will be conducted that may include, but not limited to, criminal records, driver's license and child abuse registry prior to an offer of employment. Additionally, a medical examination and drug testing may be required. Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be notified of job filled status.
Employer Address:

28373 Highway 76 East
Clinton, SC 29325
United States

Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.