Direct Support Professional (Full-Time, Sleepover)
The Arc of Howard County is seeking a caring, reliable and devoted direct support professional to assist the people 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.
*This shift is similar to a live-in position. Staff works the mornings Monday-Friday and the evenings Monday-Thursday. Staff also sleeps over at the house Sunday-Thursday.
Starting at $11.25/hour with a stipend for every night slept over.
Assist individual(s) with activities of daily living; to include but not limited to:
Personal care and grooming
Outings and recreational activities in the community
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