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Direct Support Professional in Philadelphia, PA at Resources For Human Development, Inc.

Date Posted: 12/9/2018

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Job Description

We are looking for DSP's with experience supporting wheel chair bound individuals.
Direct Support Professional
Description/Job Summary
Seeking both bilingual (Spanish and English) and English speaking candidates.
Sunday through Saturday first, second and third shifts available.
RHD/Harmony serves adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Residential counselors are directly responsible for the health, safety and supervision of the individuals receiving services.
  • Job Duties/Responsibilities include:
  • Monitoring individuals for safety and wellbeing.
  • Emotional support and support in achieving goals and outcomes.
  • Positive redirection/crisis management/community integration.
  • Housekeeping/meal preparation/laundry/food shopping.
  • Assisting with financial management.
  • Medical appointment management.
  • Prior experience working with persons with IDD desired.
  • Applicants with experience working with wheel chair bound individuals needed
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED and a valid driver's license.
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Applicants with prior experience are a plus.
  • Must pass employment-related screenings and have a pre-employment physical.
  • Ability to drive in rural and city areas.
  • Must pass all mandatory trainings (CPR/FA, Medication Administration)
A comprehensive benefits package is offered for full-time employees.

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, veteran, or disability status.