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Direct Support Profess

at Resources For Human Development, Inc. in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Description/Job Summary

The mission of Resources for Human Development (RHD) is to provide caring, effective and innovative services that empower people of all abilities as they build better lives for themselves, their families and their communities. RHD’s multi-faceted programs serve people with a variety of challenges that include intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental health, substance abuse and homelessness.

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Jefferson Street Group Home is part of RHD Delaware Group Homes that provides 24/7 assistance for adults with mental health diagnoses. Compassionate care and outstanding services to our eight residents (4 males and 4 females) are core values of this program.

The program is looking for full time, part-time/ on call Direct Support Professionals.

Located 2 minutes from Christiana Wilmington Campus Hospital.

Bachelor Degree is required for this position. $16.00 hourly

Avaiable shifts:

Full Time:

Evening 11:00 P.M. to 7:00 A.M. (full time offers benefits medical, eye, dental and paid time off)

Part Time:

Every other weekend Saturday and Sunday Overnight Shift 11:00 P.M. to 7:00 A.M. or 12:00 A.M. to 8:00 A.M.

Every other weekend Saturday and Sunday Day Shift 7:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. and 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

On Call (As Needed): available

Overight shifts: 12:00 A.M. to 8:00 A.M. week days and weekends.

Evening shift: 4:00 P.M. to 12:00 A.M. week nights and weekends.

Day shifts 7:00 to 3:00 P.M. 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. weekends.

Responsibilities/Duties

Provide supervision of individuals with the person centered ISP; supporting individuals to work towards their goals and other person centered support plans.

Complete required daily documentation and other assigned documentation in EHR (Avatar).

Become LLAM certified and administer medications to the residents.

Provide transportation to residents for medical appointments and community outings.

Support consumers in activites of daily living, meal prep, hygiene, laundry, meet goals on residents treatment plans, ect…

Complete other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Attend monthly staff meetings currently via Zoom.

Run groups with residents.

Complete assigned monthly trainings (online).

Maintain annual TB/PPD, LLAM Training, and First Aid CPR (every 2 years)

Required Experience

Prior experience in social sevices, or human services preferred

Required Education

Must have a degree for this position: Bachelor’s Degree in social sevices, human services preferred or degree with 5 years experience in mental health.

Required Qualifications

Valid Drivers license

Prior experience in Mental and Bevaoiral Health Group Home (Preferred)

Basic computer skills, email and internet.

Program Summary

Great opportunity to work in Behavior/Mental Health with focus on providing centered/individualized medical and mental healthcare to our eight residents (4 male and 4 female) and help the residents thrive and become more independent and be active praticipants in the community.

Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, and veteran or disability status.

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Job Posting: JC211561320

Posted On: Apr 24, 2022

Updated On: May 25, 2022