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Resources for Human Development, Inc. Part Time Direct Support Professional in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Reference #: PA066DRSPPH01202102Part Time Direct Support Professional Description/Job SummaryRHD is open and hiring during the COVID 19 Pandemic. Please feel free to apply today.RHD/GENESIS serves medically fragile adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Residential counselor are directly responsible for the health, safety and supervision of the individuals receiving services. We are seekingPART TIME Direct Support Professional candidates who are available to work 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shifts.Direct Service Professionals are directly responsible for the health, safety and supervision of individuals receiving services. The DSP is responsible for assisting individuals with completing their outcomes, which include supporting health, safety and the growth of the individual. Commitment to RHD values should be demonstrated as job duties are performed. Responsibilities/DutiesMonitor the safety and comfort of individuals, while ensuring that their medical, nutritional and personal care needs are being met.Support individuals to identify and achieve the personal outcomes important to themInteract with individuals in an emotionally supportive and therapeutic manner, and practice effective techniques for reinforcing appropriate individual behavior.Provide counseling, guidance, direction and/or redirection to individuals as neededUtilize crisis management skillsProvide transportation and assist individuals with integration into the community by accompanying them on various activities.Assist individuals with general housekeeping, meal preparation, laundry, and shopping duties.Complete assigned cleaning tasks on a routine basis to maintain a neat and clean environment.Assist individuals in the handling of money and finances.Provide age appropriate leisure time activities. Required ExperienceBasic computer skills Required EducationHigh School Diploma or GED equivalent Required QualificationsMust pass employment-related screenings and have a pre-employment physicalAbility to drive in rural and city areasMust pass all mandatory trainings (CPR/FA, Medication Administration)Valid Driver's License Program SummaryRHD specializes in creating solutions to a wide variety of community challenges. RHD, provides supervised community-based residential program designed to provide a range of established and innovative rehabilitation strategies for adults with developmental disabilities. The program focuses on community and personal safety, accountability, competence, least restrictive alternative, normalization, due process and control.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.