JOB SUMMARY: As a Direct Support Professional, you will have the primary responsibility of meeting the needs of the individuals supported in the home, including providing proactive, empowering, and inclusive support, guidance, and supervision.
* Assist and encourage individuals to realize both long and short term hopes and dreams * Assist with self-cares * Prepare meals or assist the individuals served with meal preparation * Log all day-to-day occurrences * Accompany individuals to medical appointments and on activities in the community * Medication administration and/or working with medical equipment * Help individuals to maintain their home by assisting with laundry, budgeting, cleaning, and shopping * Other duties as assigned
* Ability to lift and push up to 40lbs * Willingness to attend to personal cares and health needs, light housekeeping, and meal preparation * Willing to commit to and implement person-centered supports * Department of Human Services background clearance * Valid driver's license, acceptable driving record, and proof of auto insurance required * Must be 18 years or older * Ability to effectively communicate in English, both written and verbally
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Thomas Allen, Inc. is a social services agency that provides person-centered services to individuals with disabilities. Proudly, we offer a diverse array of services including residential group home support, case management, and guardianship.
Thomas Allen is known as a reputable and growing agency that delivers trusted and dependable services, which is made possible through the talent, skills, and commitment shared by a team of over 700 employees. As our agency continues to grow, we are looking for team members who are passionate about providing respectful and responsive services that empower those we support to live meaningful and purposeful lives.
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.