Dillingham: Direct Support Professional in Dillingham, AK at Hope Community Resources, Inc.

Date Posted: 9/8/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Part-Time
  • Location:
    PO Box 715
    Dillingham, AK
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Greater than 15 years
  • Date Posted:
    9/8/2020

Job Description

Overview

We are currently searching for energetic and caring people who want to enhance the lives of people living in Bristol Bay who experience developmental and physical disabilities.  Join our team as an Individual Support Specialist (ISS), where you will provide assistance to people in a community-based setting:  fishing, hiking, berry picking, sporting events, dances, gardening, arts & crafts and so much more!  This is a part-time position, which focuses on teaching and modeling skills that foster independence and community integration as outlined in the Plan of Care. 



Responsibilities

An ISS must be comfortable with:

► Teaching and providing all aspects personal care

► Performing light housekeeping duties to ensure the home is clean and safe

► Transporting clients to and from personal appointments and community events

► Administering medications as needed

► Completing accurate notes and records of supports provided

We also provide paid classroom and on-the-job training; it is not necessary for applicants to have prior experience, just a positive attitude and willingness to learn!

Most available positions require availability on the weekends and holidays. Some positions may include outdoor activities, swimming, arts & crafts, and participating in community events.



Qualifications

Required

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid AK driver license, responsible driving record and proof of vehicle insurance
  • Experience working with individuals who experience disabilities strongly preferred
  • Successful clearance of local and/or state background checks
  • Ability to lift 35 lbs, or 1/3 of body weight, whichever is less, on a regular basis
  • Must be 18 years or older

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