Rockville, Maryland
$17.65 An Hour
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Posted: November 18, 2022
Full-Time
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Rockville, MD 20855, USA

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Description

Community Options, Inc. is a national non-profit agency providing services to individuals with disabilities in 11 states.

We are looking for a Senior Direct Support Professional (DSP) in Rockville, MD to use best practices within a community-based residential setting to teach individuals with disabilities how to acquire the physical, intellectual, emotional, and social skills needed to live as independently as possible. This position will support our Youth Home.

Starting salary is: $17.65 an hour

Responsibilities:

Foster a meaningful relationship between the individuals and their community.
Utilize Person Centered Plans to assess an individual's needs.
Assist individuals with their daily living and independence skills/personal care.
Monitor the health and medical needs of individuals and immediately report any concerns
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

Minimum Requirements:

High School Diploma or GED
Valid driver's license with a satisfactory driving record
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

Working Conditions:

Work in residential programs, day programs, and in the community
Transport individuals utilizing your own vehicle or company provided vehicles
Schedule may change due to business needs and may include evening and weekend hours
Overtime may be required due to business needs
May be required to lift or move 25+ pounds

Why Community Options?

Competitive Insurance Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision)
Paid HolidaysIncluding a Birthday Holiday
Generous PTO
Employee Incentive & Discount Programs
403b Retirement Plan
Incredible career growth opportunities
Exceptional Career Growth Opportunities
Employee Incentive & Discount Programs
Insurance Options (Medical, Vision, Dental)

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact the friendly staff at our Rockville, MD office!

Phone Number: (301) 656-3997

If interested, please click Apply Now or Send Resumes to: [email protected]

Community Options is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
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