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Direct Support Professional

Job in Helena - Lewis and Clark County - MT Montana - USA
Posted by A Plus
Part Time position
Listed on 2019-06-24
Job specializations:
  • Social Work
    Direct Support Professional, Home Care, Part Time Social Work
  • Healthcare
    Caregiver
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Join an agency with flexible hours where passion, enthusiasm, and the love of assisting others.

The Direct Support Professional will assist and support an individual with a traumatic brain injury.  As a Direct Support Professional you would have an opportunity to mutually enrich the life of the client and your
This position is perfect and invaluable experience for any student pursuing a healthcare, social sciences, or any individual just looking for a meaningful experience.  

Job Duties:
• Support individual with basic living skills, community integration and develop and foster supportive and meaningful relationships with others.  
• Assist persons in areas of personal care, home management, meal planning, shopping and health maintenance.  
• Interact with advocates and, case managers and the public in a positive, professional manner.  
• Assist Supported Person with schedule, the attendance of required meetings and any other mandatory conditions set forth by the agency.   
• Maintain any Individual Plans and satisfy all reporting requirements
• Practice. collaboration through respectful interactions between yourself and the supported person.
• Mandatory attendance of the following training:
• Traumatic Brain Injury and any other diagnosis,
• Lifting and transferring, personal care,
• People First Language,
• HIPPA,
• Positive Behavior Support,
• Medication Management,
• Activities of daily living,
• Policies and Procedures, and;
• People First Language.
Position Requirements
High School,   Less than 1 Year work experience
Qualifications:
• At least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or equivalent
• A passion to learn, adapt to situations, and advocate for people.
• Reliable transportation
• Ability to satisfy a background check
• Experience or training in positive behavioral support, preferred but not required.
• Ability to lift and maneuver up to 50 pounds of unbalanced weight
• Willingness to teach and learn from one another
• Exercises cooperation and creativity
• A healthy sense of humor
• The desire to teach and be taught
• The desire to support, advocate, and accommodate the individual and their disability
• The ability practice active listening.  
• Ability to make commitments and honor those commitments.  
• Ability to mediate disagreements,  practice restraint, and exercise diplomacy  
• Treating the supported individual with dignity and respect.
Required Language Skills:
  • English - Good
Additional Information / Benefits
Position Information and Benefit’s
Wage:  $12.90/hour
Location:  Boulder, Montana
Part Time:  6 to 10 flexible hours a week.  Can be tailored to employee’s schedule

Please Submit Resume to:
Samantha Jensen, JD
Bozeman, MT 59715
(406)539-1584
(Please contact us using the "Apply for this Job Posting" box below)
Contact Information
Contact Name: Samantha Jensen
Contact Phone: (406) 539-1584
Preferred method of contact: Email with CV via Application Box below.
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