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Community Living: Direct Support Professional

Company: Arc of Anchorage
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: September 13, 2023

Job Description:

Hiring Bonus!!This is the perfect part-time job for someone who wants to make some extra money, gain some experience, and make a difference in the lives of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.We offer a competitive wage and flexible hours. This is the perfect job for retirees, college students, military spouses, or anyone wanting to earn money with a part-time flexible schedule.Opportunity:Our organization strongly believes that every individual deserves the opportunity to achieve their fullest potential.The Direct Support Professional provides support for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to assist themin pursuing goals related to community activities, social interactions, essential life skills, and personal hygiene tasks.This position may work independently but maintains close contact with the assigned supervisor and the team.Essential Job Functions:* Assists, teaches, coaches, supports, and monitors the individual in activities of daily living and skill development* Transports and accompanies the individual to medical and other appointments* Accurately completes note entry and other documentation of the individual's programs and progress while participating in the development and implementation of the individual's service plan* Follows all policies, procedures, and guidelines of the program and the agency* Meets all applicable deadlines concerning incident reporting, documenting service deliveryKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities:* Be able to work effectively for and with individuals who have intellectual and behavioral disabilities* Ability to follow oral and written instructions, good communication skills, judgment and a willingness to listen* Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, overnights, and holidaysEducation and Experience:* High School Diploma or GED* One-year experience working with people who experience developmental disabilities strongly preferredClearances:* Background checks as defined by licensing agencies* Current TB test/clearance, valid driver's license, and proof of auto insurance may be required* Pass mandatory agency training (i.e., CPR, Mandt, Programs)Physical Requirements:* Able to lift up to 50 pounds without assistance as needed* Ability to see within normal parameters* Ability to hear within the normal range* Adaptability to a fast-paced environmentEquipment Use:* Vehicle* Computer/ TabletThe Arc of Anchorage is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Arc of Anchorage, Anchorage , Community Living: Direct Support Professional, Other , Anchorage, Alaska

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