Direct Support Professional

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Website Glenwood Inc.

A Continuum of Care

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Do you have a passion for caring for people and making a difference in someone’s life? Do you have a heart to serve others? If so, then we have the career for you. Glenwood is seeking Direct Support Professionals (DSP) to work in our Residential Services programs making a positive impact in the lives of children and adults with an Autism diagnosis. Our DSPs are the heartbeat of our organization. They provide service to our individuals in a caring, compassionate, and professional manner, with a positive attitude. Our DSPs work various shifts from 8 to 12 hours (day and overnight), and weekends.

• Provide direct care for the individuals served, following resident’s Individual Plan of Care (IPC), policies and procedures, emphasizing non-averse, positive programming and interactions.
• Provide support services for residents, staff, and facility
• Assisting with toileting, including bedpans, urinals, and commode chairs
• Transport/accompany residents to/from school, dining facility, planned activities and scheduled appointments
• Safely operate and maintain facility vehicle(s) as qualified and required
• Documentation of care, services, and daily activities in a timely manner
• Responsible for cultivating and sustaining a healthy environment in the home(s), as well as maintenance of the home, property
• Performing home management functions such as light housekeeping

• Ability to work in a group home, home-like setting
• Ability to communicate (verbally and written) with all levels of personnel, internal and external to the company
• Ability to handle physical aspects of job, including bending, stooping, lifting, pushing, pulling, reaching, and walking for periods of time
• Must maintain state regulatory certifications, as required by state/program requirements
• Medication Administration as required by state/program requirements

• High school degree/GED equivalent required
• Certified Nursing Assistant preferred
• Valid Alabama driver’s license and must be insurable through the agency’s insurance carrier
• Must be cleared through the Dept. of Human Resources Child Abuse & Neglect Registry as well as the ABI/FBI and pass all required pre-employment and background screening

• Must be certified or certifiable in CPR, 1st Aid, Managing Crisis Safety (MCS), and MAC
• 21 years of age or older

Tagged as: full-time care taker

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