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Direct Support Professional I

Company: Volunteers of America
Location: Waukesha
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Essential Job Functions Include:Provides regular supervision to residentsRegularly participates in meal planning, preparation and clean-upRoutinely assists with household chores, as assignedParticipates in local outings with residentsRegularly assists in home management skills such as basic house cleaning, money management or other areas as outlined in the Individual Care PlanParticipates in the orientation of new residentsParticipates and cooperates with family involvement and answers their questions in a professional manner.Monitors all activities to ensure health, safety and individual rights of residents are maintainedMonitors resident medications, as assignedMinor home maintenance (i.e. unclogging toilets, changing light bulbs etc.)Regularly documents activities and other notable events during the course of the workdayCompletes anything necessary in order to enable coworkers to succeedOther Job Functions Include:May be required to transport residents utilizing company vehicleAssisting residents with attendance at the church of their choiceDepending on the specific job location other care giving duties may be assignedAttend Training as assignedPhysical Demands:Ability to lift up to 50 poundsAbility to maintain a flexible scheduleAbility to remain awake at all times while on shiftSpecial Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Ability to work both independently and as a team playerComputer experience including Microsoft OfficeEffective communication skills, both oral and writtenMinimum Qualifications:High School Diploma plus one year of successful work experience. Valid driver's license and ability to drive for the organization.Position Pay:This position starts ta $13.50 per hour for drivers, $13.00 per hour for non-drivers.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Volunteers of America, Waukesha , Direct Support Professional I, Other , Waukesha, Wisconsin

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