Do you enjoy a flexible schedule? Do you enjoy working in a variety of settings? One day at a factory and the next mowing lawn? We are looking for a direct care staff who can fill-in for routine vacations, staff absences and be ready to experience new things.
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Job Title: Direct Support Professional
Reports To: The Director of Operations, TWi
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Last Update: February 2018
Summary: Provides vocational training and support through the use of contracted production to those who are developmentally disabled.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include: (1) Safely transporting adults with a developmental disability to a community-based supported employment enclave site (2) Providing vocational training through the use of contract work to adults who are developmentally disabled (3) Fosters/Maintains good relationship business partners
- Provides a safe working and learning environment.
- Provides instruction in an assigned normalization skill area.
- Provides supervision to individuals, according to their ISP.
- Maintains a high standard of quality production as per customer standards.
- When contract work is scheduled but not available, provides meaningful employment training as per individual needs.
- Safely transports individuals to and from bus or van as assigned by the manager and to and from work sites.
- Maintains work areas in a neat, orderly manner.
- Participates in in-service training.
- Follows organizational procedures and policies.
- Utilizes proper lifting techniques in carrying out job responsibilities.
- Able to assist on dock with shipping and receiving – moving, checking, and packing product.
- Prepares and submits all required paperwork in an organized and timely manner
- Completes the daily Title XIX/XX accountability forms to include attendance, services provided and activity forms as per procedure.
- Completes the required attendance forms.
- Keeps accurate and up-to-date pay records for each individual and submit same in a timely fashion.
- Assist in the creation and/or updating the department procedural manual.
- Provides appropriate input for an individual’s ISP as needed.
- Assists in the development of training and behavior support plans
- Maintains valid, current certification.
- Attends special team meetings
- Participates in in-service training
- Other Duties As Assigned
The Essential Duties and Responsibilities above represent the most significant duties of this position, but does not exclude other occasional work assignments that would be within the qualifications and responsibility levels of the position.
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
All applicants must possess the required registration from the Ohio Department of DD, be eligible for the required registration having completed all the requirements as specified by DODD at the time of the interview, or be willing to complete the requirements for registration as specified by the DODD within the required time frame.
Education and/or Experience
Minimum of high school diploma or GED.
Experience working in the field of DD preferred.
Language Skills Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Mathematical Skills Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Reasoning Ability Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Computer Skills To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.
General Expectations: The Workshops, Inc. (TWi) promotes a non-hostile and non-discriminating work environment. Employees must adhere to respectful conduct and language at all times. TWi expects all employees to follow policies and procedures of the department as well as agency rules and regulations.
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