Direct Support Professional – Compass Residential and Consulting – Princeton, IN

Direct Care Staff – (DSP & PRN)
Greater Evansville area, Jasper, Tell City, Dale, Huntingburg, Owensville, Princeton, Fort Branch

Full and part time and PRN round the clock Direct Care shifts!

TODAY… YOU ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT DECISION WE WILL MAKE!!!

When you choose to work for Compass, you will be joining a fantastic company with a great team of employees dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of people with disabilities. As a Direct Care Staff, you are needed as a teacher, coach and mentor. Your selection will boost our people to become as independent as possible while living the life they choose. Each day at Compass is different, interesting and like family. Whether you are supporting our people with their daily tasks at home or assisting them in their community, you will bring energy and smiles to those that need it most. As you grow in your role you will have the opportunity to grow with Compass. As a team and a family, we take pride in supporting you as you support individuals in the direction of their choice.

If you work as a PRN (as needed) DSP, you will not have a permanent schedule and shifts offered will vary based on the needs of the agency. Starting pay for a PRN DSP is $11.75 per hours, with an additional $1.00 per hour on weekends.

Direct Care Staff – DSP- Perks:

1. Flexible schedules

2. Paid training

3. Upbeat and fun work atmosphere

4. Mileage reimbursement

5. Reimbursement for activities during work hours

6. Paid time off

7. Time and a half holiday pay

8. Colonial supplemental insurance

9. Opportunities for advancement

10. Employee referral bonus

Job Description:

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) provide person-centered services and supports to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities living in their own homes in the community. DSPs play a vital role in helping people live a meaningful and purposeful life in the direction of their choice. DSPs actively teach, coach, mentor, and encourage people to embrace and increase their independence and meet their personal goals.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

PERSON-CENTERED SERVICES AND SUPPORTS

Follow the PCISP and BSP
Actively engage with people throughout the day
Provide daily support to people to make progress on their PCISP outcomes
Maintain records and documentation per established procedures

SELF-DETERMINATION AND ADVOCACY

Provide daily support to people to understand and exercise their rights
Provide daily support to people to make choices for themselves
Provide daily support to people to voice opinions and concerns

COMMUNITY EQUITY

Assist people with planning and participating in meaningful activities
Provide daily support to people to explore community interests, activities, and resources
Provide daily support to people to develop friendships, relationships, and natural supports
Provide transportation to community activities and appointments

HEALTH AND SAFETY

Provide daily support as needed for personal care and hygiene
Ensure a person’s home is clean and in good repair
Assist with meal planning and preparation
Report incidents timely and accurately per established procedures
Administer and document medications as prescribed
Implement a person’s Risk Issue Protocols
Assist with health and medical appointments
Monitor and document health-related issues

FLEXIBILITY AND COLLABORATION

Use flexible and creative approaches to keep people engaged throughout the day
Communicate issues timely with Compass supervisors
Maintain professional interactions with internal and external partners

CONTINUOUS AGENCY IMPROVEMENT

Maintain compliance with training requirements
Participate in quality improvement activities

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Willingness to work a diverse schedule based on the needs and preferences of the people we support
Ability to bend, stoop, sit, stand, reach, and lift items weighing at least 75 pounds

Meets 460 IAC 6 minimum qualifications for a direct care staff:
Related keywords: direct support professional, dsp, caregiver, hiring immediately

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $11.25 – $12.75 per hour

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Weekends

Experience:

  • Caregiving: 1 year (Preferred)

Language:

  • English (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Driver’s License (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented — enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Achievement-oriented — enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • Open to applicants who do not have a high school diploma/GED
  • A “Fair Chance” job (you or the employer follow Fair Chance hiring practices when performing background checks)
  • A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
  • A good job for someone just entering the workforce or returning to the workforce with limited experience and education
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

Company’s website:

  • www.compassrc.com

Company’s Facebook page:

  • https://www.facebook.com/CompassRC/

Work Remotely:

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

Source: Indeed.com
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