Part-time Relief Direct Support Professional (Red Door Residential)
Part-time relief Direct Support Professional needed for Red Door Residential for in-home and residential facilities throughout Gallia County. Will assist individuals to become more integrated in their communities by maximizing the person’s strengths, interests, and abilities. Support may occur in a variety of settings and may include providing personal care, assistance with daily living activities, job coaching, teaching/developing skills, advocating with the individual, assisting in communication and self-expression, and ultimately supporting the individual in meeting his or her own goals. This role could also include transporting individuals to and from appointments and necessary errands.
This position will be guaranteed 20 hours pay per week even if less than 20 hours is worked. If more than 20 hours a week is is worked it will be paid accordingly. The individual in this position must be able to work any day at any time, sometimes on short notice.
The starting pay is $10.25 per hour with no shift differential. If required to be on-site on-call, there is an $8.30/hour pay rate. This company offers a variety of benefit options including paid training, and various supplemental insurance options, though health insurance is not available.
High school diploma or equivalent, a valid driver's license, and vehicle insurance are all required. Must be able to pass background checks (criminal, motor vehicle, and drug screening). Must have the ability to pass and maintain required trainings: CPR/First Aid, Medication Administration, and Positive Behavioral Support Training.
Depending on the needs of the individuals, the work can be physically demanding including transferring or supporting people with mobility needs, lifting or moving items up to 50 lbs, walking or standing for extended periods of time.
Those with prior experience working with individuals with autism and/or other developmental disabilities will be given strong preference.