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Direct Care - FT/PT/Sub - Eves, Overnights, Weekends

Direct Care - FT/PT/Sub - Eves, Overnights, Weekends

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Community Options is currently seeking Direct Support Professionals for Austin, TX area group home locations.

There are Full Time, Part Time and Substitute positions available, and we are seeking staff for all 7 days. Evening, overnight and weekend shifts are available. If you are interested in a specific shift, please indicate so on your application. 

Direct Support Professionals require the ability to exercise good judgment, remain calm in a crisis, interact positively with others, and use common sense. Our Support Staff assist individuals with maintaining their independence and empowering them to become integrated members of their communities by providing support in social, recreational, and vocational activities.

Responsibilities

  • Assists individuals, as necessary with daily living skills and the development of independent community skills.
  • Utilizes Person Centered Plans to assess consumer’s needs and interest in the community, and to develop goals and objectives.
  • Assists in the development of a weekly schedule for each consumer to maximize their time spent in the community.
  • Completes training with individuals towards achieving ISP goals.
  • Administers medication(s) and completes appropriate documentation.
  • Accompanies individual to and from appointments and activities.  
  • Builds a support network between the individuals and community members.
  • Accurately completes all in-house documentation; maintains current case notes, and monthly reports of individual’s progress.
  • Provides reports on consumer’s progress and how it relates to their overall goals.

Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma / GED.
  • A valid Driver’s License with a satisfactory driving record and reliable transportation.
  • A satisfactory criminal background.

All interested candidates, please submit your resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] or send fax to 512-206-4202.

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $9.00 - $10.00 /Hour
Employment Type Full-Time/Part-Time
Job Type Health Care, Nonprofit - Social Services, Entry Level
Education High School
Experience None
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Not for Profit - Charitable, Social Services, Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
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Direct Care - FT/PT/Sub - Eves, Overnights, Weekends


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