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Direct Support Professional, Part Time

Company: Hope House Foundation
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Job DetailsJob LocationLakewood - Virginia Beach, VA (Shadowlawn area) - Virginia Beach, VAPosition TypePart TimeSalary Range$11.78 - $14.78 Travel PercentageUp to 25%Job CategoryNonprofit - Social ServicesDescription$500.00 new hire bonus! Life-Changing Work. Come join us. Overtime available! You create your own schedule. Some of the shifts to choose from are:Weekdays and weekends 3p-9p and 4p-9p Friday and Saturday morning from 9a-5pHope House provides paid orientation and training for all new employees. A rewarding, challenging, and fun job! We provide over 50 hours of classroom training for this position. The primary duties are to provide support with daily living tasks such as preparing meals, apartment cleaning assistance, grocery shopping, laundry, daily personal care assistance/hygiene, medication management, accompanying to doctor's appointments, and ongoing fun activities ( concerts, sports games, festivals).QualificationsWilling to attend a Red Cross First Aid training that we pay you to attend Willing to attend a Medication Management training that we pay you to attendWant to learn and grow professionallyAbility to carry out the physical requirements of this position which include but are not limited to: lifting up to 50 pounds several times per shift as needed, ascending and descending stairs several times per shift, pushing and pulling wheelchairs and sitting, standing, and walking for periods of time throughout a shift as needed.Must have valid Driver's License.Must have reliable transportation during work hours.Must have a satisfactory criminal history check.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSAbility to assist individual with completing activities of daily living.Experience through education or work history that demonstrates reliability/dependability.Skill to complete satisfactorily: Medication Certification, Medicaid Waiver Certification, First Aid/CPR, Mandt, and other requirements associated with orientation.Ability to work effectively in a team.Ability to make decisions and exercise good judgment.Skill in locating and accessing community resources.WORKING CONDITIONSWork requires a range of light to moderate physical exertion to assist persons supported with personal care, lifts, and transfers as needed. Work also requires assisting with toileting, changing linens, and other supports for individuals served in completing some activities, and other forms of physical exertion. Work requires the ability to concentrate and pay attention to detail for a majority of work time.Generally good working conditions with potential exposure to communicable diseases with little risk if proper procedures and safeguards are followed.

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