Vocational Direct Support Professional

Elwyn - Elwyn, PA3.4

30+ days agoFull-timeEstimated: $23,000 - $30,000 a year
Summary: Provides appropriate training, instruction, and supervision to consumers enrolled in Adult Day Care Program.

Immediate Supervisor: Facility Director or designee.

Primary Contacts: Elwyn consumers, personnel and members of the interdisciplinary team.

Experience and Education Requirements:
One year experience working directly with disabled persons.
Valid Driver's License and three (3) years driving experience required.
High School Graduate; or a general education development certificate.
Physical Demands: Moderate. No lifting restrictions

Environmental Working Conditions and Hazards: No disagreeable aspects. Possibility of injury from assisting in use of physical restraint or lifting consumers.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Performs all duties in an independent manner, with little or no need for direct supervision.
Seeks out work that needs to done and assists others as requested.
Duties and Responsibilities
Prepares for and instructs consumers in a specific training or activity area as assigned.
Assists with the development and implementation of individual written program plans.
Completes or assists in the completion of consumer assessments.
Assists with the orientation process of consumers as required.
Records consumer attendance and reports absenteeism to designated personnel.
Completes all required forms and reports in a timely manner.
Assumes responsibility y for consumer services such as lunch duty and transportation duty.
Provides supervision of consumers effectively. Observes all fire and safety procedures including good housekeeping policies.
Requisitions materials and supplies as needed Assists with the development of curriculum
Attends & participates in staff meetings, team meetings and staff development programs as required Maintains program supplies and materials in sanitary and safe condition.
Participates in the personal and physical care of consumers.
Utilizes behavior management techniques when necessary.
Reliable in performance of all duties.
Drives clients to community activities as needed.
Elwyn reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as needed. This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive statement of duties and responsibilities of the job nor does it constitute a written or implied contract

Elwyn is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and identity, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, genetic information, disability status, military or veteran status, marital or family status, political activities or affiliations, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, and federal law. #mon