Oconomowoc Residential Programs Direct Support Professional in Lafayette, Indiana
$14.00 an hour to start!!! OVERTIME AVAILABLE
2nd shift and some 1st/2nd shift combinations some 3rd shift
At T.C. Harris School, Direct Support Professionals provide therapeutic and educational services to children, adolescents and young adults with developmental disabilities and emotional disturbances. The position requires continuous supervision of clients while they engage in their daily living activities. Candidates must demonstrate an understanding of the types of behaviors typical of individuals with emotional and developmental disabilities. Direct Support Professionals are trained to use proper interventions and therapeutic approaches while assisting our clients. The Direct Support Professional position is rewarding for those who are looking to make a difference.
The Direct Support Professionals is responsible for the implementation of Facility policies and procedures and as directed will assist the QSP/Building Supervisor in implementing unit and individual programs; and coordination of the living unit.
Requires demonstrated ability in the following areas: organizational skills, delegation of appropriate duties, accuracy and attention to detail in paperwork and other documentation.
A minimum of a high school diploma or G.E.D. College degree in a human services field preferred.
Demonstrated skill and/or potential in working directly with mentally retarded and/or emotionally disturbed residents.
Must be 21 years of age.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.
Shift: 1st, 2nd and 3rd
External Company Name: TC Harris
External Company URL: https://careers.mypathcompanies.com
Street: 3700 Rome Drive
Post End Date: 8/1/2021