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Direct Care Worker

Kaleidoscope Family Solutions Newport Full-Time
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Location: Newport, DE
Date Posted: 08/16/2019
Category: Behavioral
Education: HS Graduate/GED

Come create a colorful difference with Kaleidoscope Family Solutions (KFS)!

We are looking for dedicated and committed Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) who are striving to make a difference in the lives of the individuals we serve, in the Newport, DE area.

RESPONSIBILITIES
The primary role of the Direct Support Professional (DSP) is to assist individuals acquire and maintain skills to improve their daily-living, domestic, adaptive, and socialization skills. Responsibilities will vary from case to case but may include:
* Supporting individuals learn, maintain or improve skills through their participation in a variety of activities of everyday life
* Engage in activities with the individuals to allow them to live in the community, to live more independently, or to be more productive and participatory in community life
* Submit accurate and complete daily progress notes for each shift worked with individual
* Maintain annual 24 hour training requirements

REQUIREMENTS
* Must be compassionate and willing to care for the well-being of others
* Minimal of a High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
* Must have a valid driver's license and existing insurance
* Must be willing to complete given background checks

ADVANTAGES
* Establish a relationship with one of the nation's largest referral agencies for behavioral-health.
* Payments processed weekly.
* Increase or decrease your schedule at your discretion: choose opportunities that best fit your schedule.
* Ability to grow professionally.
* Access to a broad array of client opportunities.

ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW
Kaleidoscope Family Solutions, Inc. provides community and home based services to persons with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Our team partners with family members and existing providers to create individualized goals allowing the team to help improve their life experiences.

Title: Direct Care Worker
Class: Direct Care Support
Work Type: INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR 1099
Ref. No.: 1185400-18
BC: #KFS201

Company: Kaleidoscope Family Solutions, Inc.
Contract Contact: DE Careers
Office Email: DE-[invalidEmail]-kfamilysolutions.org
Office Phone: 302-241-0697
Office Address: 32 W. Loockerman Street, Suite 108, Dover, DE 19904

Each Kaleidoscope Family Solutions (KFS) office is separately incorporated. Registering on the Kaleidoscope web portal is not a guarantee that contracting opportunities will be available and/or located. Further steps are required to complete your registration with the appropriate legal Kaleidoscope (KFS) entity. Professionals contracting through KFS are classified and compensated as self-employed independent contractors.
 

Skills required

Confidentiality
Psychology
Substance Abuse
Social Skills
Child Development
Child Care

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Kaleidoscope Family Solutions, Inc. (KFS) is a privately owned, Medicaid-approved agency. We have been providing quality services to individuals with disabilities since 2004. Since our inception, KFS has focused on in-home and in-community services that promote the healthy development of children, adults and families through one-on-one behavioral, educational, and daily-living supports.

KFS believes that through these services we will help individuals become independent, integrated and productive members of their community and allow them to lead everyday lives. KFS has grown to become a multi-state provider with over 15 years of experience in the field of disabilities. We have become a leader in this field by focusing on one key principle that distinguishes our services: Person-Centered Treatment.

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