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Direct Support Professional - Residential

Bristol Adult Resource Center Bristol, CT Full-Time/Part-Time
$14.75/ hour
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Direct Support Professional

The Bristol Adult Resource Center (BARC) is seeking individuals to provide direct care support for adults with disabilities. There are part and full time openings. Some of the responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Acts as BARC advocate for all individuals served
  • Provides direct care coverage
  • Participates in required training, and maintains medication certification
  • Participates in Individual Plan (IP) and Semi-Annual review process
  • Implements teaching strategies for residents
  • Accompanies residents to appointments as required
  • Maintains resident’s medical books
  • Assists residents in planning social, recreational and leisure time activities
  • Ensures residents live in a home-like atmosphere, providing a clean and safe living environment based upon DDS requirements
  • Prepares menus with dietician and resident’s input, shops for groceries
  • Ensures both regular and special menus are followed
  • Maintains house supply and residents’ in-house money records as necessary
  • Documents in individual program books, teaching strategy charts, medical charts, behavior charts, inventories and other necessary documentation
  • Ensures individual’s medical needs are reported

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience preferred
  • A valid driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record
  • The ability to obtain DDS Medication Certification
  • Knowledge of DDS regulations preferred

Interested candidates can visit our website at http://bristolarc.org, email resumes or apply in person M-F, 8:30a-4p at 195 Maltby Street, Bristol, CT 06010. AA/EOE - Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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Direct Support Professional - Residential
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