Direct Support Professionals

Job Type:
Full Time
Posted Date:
Oct. 14th 2021
  • Craig, CO 81625

Job Description

$1,500 Hiring Bonus. Do you want to make a difference in the lives of individuals with IDD? Horizons is hiring and training Direct Support Professionals for group homes in Craig. Full-time positions available. Benefits include insurance (medical, dental, vision, life) paid holidays and 3 weeks paid time off. $16.17/hour.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides direct care to those with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • Performs personal care tasks, including assistance with basic personal hygiene and grooming, feeding, and ambulation, medical monitoring, and health care related tasks.
  • Fosters positive relationships between caretakers and individuals served.
  • Ensures client safety and maintaining a safe environment.
  • Reminds and assists clients with self-administration of medications (with proper training).
  • Encourages self-help activities.
  • Reports changes in client’s condition or family situation to administrators and supervisors.
  • Documents services provided.
  • Performs home management functions such as light housekeeping, laundry, bed making, and cleaning.
  • Plans meals, shopping for groceries, preparing and serving food/meals, feeding and clean-up.
  • Accompanies clients to scheduled appointments and transports clients or running errands for clients.
  • Assists with toileting, including bedpans, urinals, and commode chairs as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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