RESIDENTIAL DIRECT SUPPORT SPECIALIST
Mecklenburg County, Virginia
March 23, 2022
Full- Time & Part-Time Positions Available
2nd and 3rd Shift Available
Located at Ashley Manor in LaCrosse, VA. This non-exempt (FLSA) position’s incumbent provides services which meet the needs required for persons with intellectual disabilities by the provision of instruction/evaluating performance in activities of daily living using individual service plans, interacting with families, and performing functions necessary to prepare residents for more independent living. Incumbent is expected to work a flexible schedule and be prepared to be called, when need exists, to work any shift to ensure quality and continuity of care for residential consumers.
Incumbent transports clients and ensures that the safety and welfare of clients are provided for at all times. Instructs individuals and groups in activities of daily living, functioning in the community, basic homemaking skills, and personal care skills. Monitors and manages client behavior to ensure the welfare and safety of the client at all times; implements behavior management techniques. Assists with personal hygiene, monitoring at all times/giving physical, verbal, gestural cues, and modeling guidance as needed. Monitors all household chores/skills, assisting verbally, visually, prompting, and giving physical guidance as needed. Follows Individual Service Plans according to consumer’s needs/desires. Writes progress notes/quarterly, monthly, annual reports and completes daily task analysis sheets, as assigned by supervisor. Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor consistent with Board policies and procedures.
CNA or HHA training preferred. SHIFTS MAY VARY AND INCLUDE HOLIDAY AND WEEKEND WORK. Must maintain strict confidentiality, possess effective communication skills, and have all mandatory trainings (CPR, First Aid, medication, etc.) or be trainable after hire. Must meet all criminal background and drug screening requirements.
As an equal opportunity employer, women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits/perks may vary depending on the nature of your employment.