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Direct Support Professional

Company: CARAFAP
Location: Columbia
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Staff's primary role is to provide the appropriate supports tailored to the needs and desires of each individual to enable each to live as independently as possible. The DSP provider is expected to recognize when an individual is in a crisis and be able to utilize the appropriate services when required.Responsibilities and DutiesProvide intensive individual supportive and respite care services to clients in home and/or in the communityEncourage and promote client's independence and autonomy skills to provide behavior management strategies and skillsAbility to handle challenging and difficult clients and situations (some may have extreme aggression)Ability to engage the client in some structured based activitiesIn a timely manner, complete all required documents supporting type of services provided to the client (including time and attendance, progress notes, and transportation logs)Provide least intrusive methods of interventionProvide community integration opportunities by encouraging use of public resources and recreational facilitiesMaintain consumer confidentialityProvides supervision to the client while respite services are being performedJob Types: Full-time, Part-timePay: Up to $17.25 per hourSchedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availabilityApplication Question(s):
    • Can you pass a state and federal background check?Education:
      • High school or equivalent (Preferred)Experience:
        • autism: 1 year (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: CARAFAP, Baltimore , Direct Support Professional, Other , Columbia, Maryland

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