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Direct Support Professional / Behavior Support Specialist

Company: Community Options, Inc.
Location: Summerville
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

We are seeking Direct Support Professionals / Behavior Support Specialists - fantastic opportunity for professional growth, while making a difference.Pay starts at $14 per hour and requires prior experience working with behavioral clients.Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED with 5 years of relevant experience; OR Associate's Degree with 3 years of relevant experience; OR Bachelor's Degree with 1 year of relevant experience
  • Complete all state and agency required training per state guidelines
  • Valid driver's license with a satisfactory driving record
  • Ability to work individually and with a team to support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Ability to establish a comfortable and supportive relationship with individuals receiving supports
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and remain calm in crisis situations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Additional competency-based training is required for this role
  • Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) training may be requiredResponsibilities
    • Provide direct care to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities tailored to their Individual Support Plan (ISP)/Person Centered Plan (PCP)
    • Assist with daily routines including cleaning, cooking, feeding, medication administration, and maintaining personal hygiene
    • Monitor the health and medical needs of individuals and immediately report any concerns
    • Mobilize back-up staff or crisis teams to supplement and support staff in the home
    • Assist with the learning and development of independent and community-based skills
    • Participate with individuals in community, social, and recreational activities
    • Drive individuals to medical appointments and activities in the community
    • Ensure program documentation and billable records are completed accurately and timely
    • Build a support network for individuals by developing and maintaining relationships with community members, businesses, and families
    • Ensure work locations and vehicles are clean and well maintained to provide a safe environment
    • Cooperate with audits, inspections, and investigations
    • Additional tasks and responsibilities may be assignedWhy Community Options?
      • Competitive Insurance Options (Medical, Dental, Vision).
      • Paid Holidays-Including a Birthday Holiday!
      • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO).
      • Employee Incentive & Discount Programs.
      • 403b Retirement Plan.
      • Exceptional Career Growth Opportunities.
      • Great coworkers/team that support you!If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact the friendly staff at our office!Phone Number: 843-879-3270If interested, please click the link below or send resume to: Resumes-CHSC@comop.orgPlease Visit Our Website to Complete an Online Application!www.comop.orgCommunity Options is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

Keywords: Community Options, Inc., Summerville , Direct Support Professional / Behavior Support Specialist, Other , Summerville, South Carolina

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