This position is: Wednesday-Saturday morning overnight position
Direct Support Workers provide support to persons residing in a variety of residential settings. This staff participates in the daily routine of the home, and provides support for habilitative and rehabilitative activities, personal care, health care, and other activities as outlined in the Plan of Care/ Person Centered Plan/ Individualized Support Plan, with all services provided within the framework of person-centered and informed choice philosophies.
Essential Job Functions:
Assists individuals with identifying goals
Assists in developing and monitoring outcomes and adjusts, as needed
Assists individuals with inclusion
Respects the dignity and individuality of each individual and his/her right to confidentiality
Assists individuals with daily needs
Ensures that the safety, health, hygiene and nutritional needs of the individuals are met
Assists individuals at learning and increasing skills in all areas of independence. This includes, but is not limited to: self-help skills, independent living skills, accessing community resources, and pursuit of leisure activities. If an individualized plan exists, this document serves as guide for these supports.
Completes required paperwork (may vary by location) accurately and as required by program
Assists individuals with daily activities, home care and maintenance, and transportation
Demonstrates Easterseals UCP’s valued behaviors of Accountability, Commitment and Caring as appropriate to position
Completes required training within prescribed timeframes
Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor