|Title:||Direct Support Professional (DSP)|
|Location:||San Angelo, Texas
The Direct Support Professional (DSP) is assigned various shifts where job requirements involve training and support services for people with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities (IDD). Assignments may include group home shifts, community services, such as, training/appointments/respite and office duties. Work involves providing rehabilitative services with the goal of assisting each person to become as independent as possible. The DSP provides daily living, personal hygiene, social skills training and behavioral management skills training, as needed for each person. Services provided are to be delievered in a timely manner and accuracy of documentation is a requirementy. The DSP provides all services in accordance with the Texas Administrative Code (TAC) for HCS & TxHl and the IDD Service Definition Manual provided by DADS.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Graduation from a standard high school or provide documentation that the General Equivalency Examination has been obtained. Six months experience in therapeutic work preferred.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Must possess a valid Texas driver's license and be insurable on the Center's insurance policy. Additionally, no more that three moving violations in the last three years.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Knowledge of behavioral therapy techniques as well as the ability to perform PMAB techniques. Skills to sufficiently administer CPR or First Aid in emergency situations. Knowledge of personal assistance techniques, such as: assisting with eating, bathing, and toileting. Knowledge of turning and lifting techniques is required. Interpersonal skills for positive interactions with people served and co-workers is required. Ability to read, understand, act upon written material and verbal requests and to communicate effectively.
|Hours:||Monday - Friday, 12 p.m - 5 p.m|
|Address:||1501 W. Beauregard
San Angelo, Texas, 76901
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