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Direct Support Staff-Bilingual Spanish Speaker
Las Vegas, NV
People's Care was listed in Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest growing companies in the United States, 7 years in a row. To fuel this incredible growth, we need more people. People like you. People who share our values and goals.
1. Job Identification
Job Title: Direct Support Staff
Reports to: Supervisor
2. Job Summary
Assist adults with physical and developmental disabilities in their daily lives. Assist with complete care of dietary, hygiene, bathing, grooming, and dressing needs, including assisting with restroom and changing of under garments. Redirect behaviors with various activities including, walking, reading, games, math, and computer projects.
Knowledge of adults with developmental disabilities
Knowledge of dual diagnosis
Knowledge of behavioral issues, including aggressive, non-verbal and self-injury behaviors
Knowledge of Individual Program Plans
Knowledge of ABA techniques.
4. Education and Experience
High School Diploma or GED.
1 year experience preferred supporting adults with developmental disabilities.
5. Essential Functions
Outline and prepare daily routine(s) for clients' (visual and active) as written in Individual Program Plan
Assist clients with bathroom needs
Change clients' under garments and/or clothing if needed
Prepare daily meals and assist with clean-up
Pick-up/drop-off clients in company vans from/to their home/facility (if necessary)
Facilitate their departure and arrival for work or daily outdoor community integration activities in various weather conditions
Participate in client assessment, planning, and evaluation processes
Input all client notes into Relias
Review IPP goals and update Supervisors when necessary
Support clients with daily living and vocational activities
Work at other Day Programs as needed
6. Career Path
Career pathing can differ with each individual's knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience. Lateral moves are sometimes beneficial to attaining one's ultimate desired position.
Program Manager - Lead Staff - Instructor
7. Physical Requirements
The Direct Support Staff works both indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions. Frequent lifting to 50 lbs.
8. Other Requirements
The position will require the Candidate to be at least 21 years of age (to drive for People's Care), possess a valid Nevada Driver's License, 5 years of continuous driving experience, no more than 3 points on driving record, and no DUI. Candidate must successfully pass all pre-employment requirements, including but not limited to background check, physical etc. If required to drive, candidate must possess proof of valid insurance and registration.
At People's Care, our most valuable resource is the extraordinary people who make up our support staff. Do you have a passion for providing quality support to individuals with special needs? Do you thrive on helping others build/reach their goals in a positive, life-enriching environment?