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Direct Support Professional-periodic

Company: RHA Health Services, LLC
Location: Fayetteville
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

We are hiring for:Direct Support Professional-periodicLocation:Fayetteville, NCType:RegularIf you are a positive and personable individual looking for a satisfying and fun opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of people with intellectual, developmental disabilities, and people facing mental health, and substance use challenges, join our team at RHA Health Services!Job Summary: Provides support for individuals and/or groups of persons with disabilities in residential and community settings.Implements services and supports to address the person's goals identified through each person's Individual Support Plan. Assists the person(s) receiving services in identifying and communicating his or her requests and needs for services and supports. Relies on supervision and direction from the Community Services Coordinator to accomplish assigned tasks.We are Looking for a Direct Support Professional / Periodic!!!!Payrate: $12.00 an hourLooking to make a difference?Bring your compassion and dependability to work with our devoted home healthcare team where you can truly make a difference in the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.RHA Health Services is looking for personable, energetic and dedicated Direct Support Caregiver (also called Direct Support Professionals) to join our home caregiver team in this entry level role.The Direct Support position is for those that have experience in direct support serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.As a Direct Support Caregiver you will provide support for your clients both in residential and day care settings. You will get to know your clients on a personal level as you assist them with in the implementation of personal plans, goals, and objectives; working with them to facilitate their communication in terms of needs and requests.This is a highly rewarding entry-level role.You will help your clients by helping to identify personal outcomes that will best suit their individual interests, cultural backgrounds and dreams for the future.You will work with an interdisciplinary healthcare team to identify the appropriate support methods necessary to achieve the stated goals.Our Direct Support Caregiver come to know the individuals that they work with less as clients, more as friends! If you're looking for an opportunity to truly make a difference in the lives of the people that you serve, then consider RHA Health Services - where we put people first!In this role, the Direct Support Caregiver is responsible for helping to implement services and supports that will assist your client to achieve personal goals and desired outcomes as identified through an Individual Support Plan. The duties you will accomplish are based on the assigned shift and the direction of the Direct Care Manager.Additional responsibilities of the Direct Support Caregiver include:Providing opportunities for choice and encouraging clients to exercise control over themselves and their environmentAssisting and instructing on food preparation and house cleaningHelping clients to identify and acquire valued social roles, as well as healthy personal and social habitsContinuously assessing the functional levels for your client, motivating clients and providing consistent reinforcement, assessments, and feedback for all learning activitiesDispensing medication, monitoring dosages and making notes in charts in accordance with your level of trainingTransporting and accompanying clients to and from day programs, work sites, and community activitiesSupporting clients at vocational sites to help meet their responsibilitiesRequirements:The ideal candidates for this entry level position are patient, compassionate, nurturing and have a calming demeanor in times of stress. Successful candidates for the Direct Support Caregiver role are able to perform the physical components of the role including being able to lift and move up to 50lbs., are comfortable working in stressful situations and are able to handle difficult situations with ease.Additional requirements for this entry level role include:High School Diploma or G.E.D., Associate Degree in a health related area; or two years' experience in a health related fieldExperience working with individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities preferredValid drivers' license and automotive insuranceFlexible schedule and availability to provide on-call coverage as neededRegularly required to lift 30 lbs. Must be able to lift a minimum of 70 lbs. Must be able to pull a minimum of 50lbs.Provide CPR after certificationAbility to pass background check and drug screenCPR, first aid, NCI and/or MedTech certification, a plusWe offer the following benefits to employees:Payactiv: early access to the money you've earned from hours you've already worked, before payday!Employee perks and discount program: to help you save money!Paid Time Off (full-time employees only)Health/Insurance (full-time employees only)401(k) retirement savings program Wellbeing Programs: Physical, Emotional and FinancialChronic Disease management programs for hypertension and diabetes (for qualifying employees)Training: Free CPR, first aid, and job-specific training opportunities*contract/contingent workers and interns do not qualify for any of the above benefitsIf you are ready to make a difference in the lives of people we serve and support apply to join the team today.EEO Statement RHA is an equal opportunity employer. In addition, we provide reasonable accommodation to qualified employees who have protected disabilities to the extent required by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances. If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact our solutions center.

Keywords: RHA Health Services, LLC, Fayetteville , Direct Support Professional-periodic, Other , Fayetteville, North Carolina

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