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Compass Residential and Consulting Direct Support Professional (DSP) in Carmel, Indiana

Job DescriptionMultiple shifts all areas of town. Concentrations on East Indy and Southwest.TODAYi YOU ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT DECISION WE WILL MAKE!!!When you choose to work for Compass, you will be joining a fantastic company with a great team of employees dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of people with disabilities. As a Direct Care Staff, you are needed as a teacher, coach and mentor. Your selection will boost our people to become as independent as possible while living the life they choose. Each day at Compass is different, interesting and like family. Whether you are supporting our people with their daily tasks at home or assisting them in their community, you will bring energy and smiles to those that need it most. As you grow in your role you will have the opportunity to grow with Compass. As a team and a family, we take pride in supporting you as you support individuals in the direction of their choice.If you work as a PRN (as needed) DSP, you will not have a permanent schedule and shifts offered will vary based on the needs of the agency. Starting pay for a PRN DSP is $11.75 per hours, with an additional $1.00 per hour on weekends.Direct Care Staff - DSP- Perks:1. Flexible schedules2. Paid training3. Upbeat and fun work atmosphere4. Mileage reimbursement5. Reimbursement for activities during work hours6. Paid time off7. Time and a half holiday pay8. Colonial supplemental insurance9. Opportunities for advancement10. Employee referral bonusJob Description:POSITION DESCRIPTIONDirect Support Professionals (DSPs) provide person-centered services and supports to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities living in their own homes in the community. DSPs play a vital role in helping people live a meaningful and purposeful life in the direction of their choice. DSPs actively teach, coach, mentor, and encourage people to embrace and increase their independence and meet their personal goals.DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIESPERSON-CENTERED SERVICES AND SUPPORTSFollow the PCISP and BSPActively engage with people throughout the dayProvide daily support to people to make progress on their PCISP outcomesMaintain records and documentation per established proceduresSELF-DETERMINATION AND ADVOCACYProvide daily support to people to understand and exercise their rightsProvide daily support to people to make choices for themselvesProvide daily support to people to voice opinions and concernsCOMMUNITY EQUITYAssist people with planning and participating in meaningful activitiesProvide daily support to people to explore community interests, activities, and resourcesProvide daily support to people to develop friendships, relationships, and natural supportsProvide transportation to community activities and appointmentsHEALTH AND SAFETYProvide daily support as needed for personal care and hygieneEnsure a personis home is clean and in good repairAssist with meal planning and preparationReport incidents timely and accurately per established proceduresAdminister and document medications as prescribedImplement a personis Risk Issue ProtocolsAssist with health and medical appointmentsMonitor and document health-related issuesFLEXIBILITY AND COLLABORATIONUse flexible and creative approaches to keep people engaged throughout the dayCommunicate issues timely with Compass supervisorsMaintain professional interactions with internal and external partnersCONTINUOUS AGENCY IMPROVEMENTMaintain compliance with training requirementsParticipate in quality improvement activitiesMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSWillingness to work a diverse schedule based on the needs and preferences of the people we supportAbility to bend, stoop, sit, stand, reach, and lift items weighing at least 75 pounds

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