Direct Support Professional
At Hope Home Care
The DSP Candidate Will
Motivate and engage participants to participate in various day rehabilitation programs.
Assist developmentally disabled individuals on a daily basis through the provision of active treatment and programming according to the individual treatment plan in a Group home.
Provide training and hands-on intervention to individuals in the areas of personal care, self-care, recreational services, communication, behavioral intervention and all other rehabilitation services offered to individuals as determined by their individual treatment plans and the cooperative efforts of other staff members.
Maintain accurate, up to date, and complete records and reports.
Safely transport individuals to social and recreational activities and other destinations as required.
Comply with all agency standards, rules, practices, policies, procedures and medication administration.
Experience working with developmentally disabled is preferred.
The ideal candidate must possess strong recreational skills.
The ability to work independently in a team environment is necessary, as is flexibility to meet program needs.
High School Diploma or equivalent required.
Valid N.Y. State Driver’s License required.
Background working with individuals with intellectual disabilities preferred.