The Arc of Howard County, Inc.

Direct Support Professional (Full-Time)

US-MD-Ellicott City
9 months ago
ID
2017-1484
# of Openings
2
Category
Direct Support

Overview

Direct Support Professional (Full-Time)

 

The Arc of Howard County is seeking a caring, reliable and devoted direct support professional to assist the adults we support with their activities of daily living. These may include but are not limited to personal care and grooming, outings and recreational activities in the community, light housekeeping and preparing meals. Must have excellent interpersonal skills, be willing to complete medication technician training and have at least one year of experience in the field.

 

Starting at $11.25/hr

Responsibilities

Assist individual(s) with activities of daily living; to include but not limited to:

 

Personal care and grooming

Preparing meals

Light housekeeping

Providing transportation

Outings and recreational activities in the community 

Administering medication 

 

 

Qualifications

The ideal candidate must:

 

Have excellent interpersonal & communication skills

A high school Diploma

A valid US Driver License

An acceptable Criminal Background Investigation

An acceptable drug screen

An acceptable Motor Vehicle Record (no more than 3 points on record)

A passing score on the Medication Administration Pre Test (completed at the time of interview)

Be willing to complete Medication Administration 20 hour training course upon hire 

  

 

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