Direct Support Professional

at Sunnyhill, Inc.

Saint Louis, MO

Posted on Oct. 23, 2017

Full Time, Part Time

$10.10– $12.53 Hourly

Why work for Sunnyhill?

You should be asking, "Why work anywhere else?"

Are you looking for a rewarding job that will make a difference in someone's life?

Sunnyhill is currently hiring individuals for several positions. We are seeking employees with a good work ethic, ambition, and good people skills.

Sunnyhill, Inc. offers flexible scheduling, great for students, competitive pay, and paid training.

Direct Support Professionals work with individuals to identify, locate and make accessible to individuals opportunities to achieve their personal outcomes and life styles in the areas of identity, autonomy, affiliation, attainment of services and goals, safety, rights, and health and wellness.

Education requirementsHigh School Diploma or GED

Experience requirements1 year Human Service field experience preferred

QualificationsOther requirements: Use of a personal motor vehicle, valid driver’s license, adequate auto insurance as defined by state law. Acceptable police, DFS, and DMV record checks.

ResponsibilitiesProvide consumer care and support in accordance with the Individualized Support Plans [ISP’s], Behavior Support Plans [BSP’s], staffing patterns, and budgets

Follow staff schedules, as assigned, in accordance with staffing patterns and budgets (i.e. overtime, accuracy, and completeness). Sunnyhill direct care employees must remain awake during all shifts, unless otherwise specified in the consumer’s plan.

Provide temporary program coverage, as necessary, to ensure the safety of the individuals (weekend call-offs, emergency supervision needs, etc.) .

Participate in professional training and team meetings, as assigned by supervisors.

Communicate personal training needs and provide written requests for training to the assigned supervisor.

Communicate positively and effectively with other employees, supervisors, individual Guardian’s, Case Managers, and other treatment providers in the community.

Complete accurate and relevant log notes that address individuals’ personal outcomes.
Complete and document emergency drills as scheduled.

Provide personal assistance in hygiene, toileting, bathing, eating and other activities of daily living as each individual needs it or as outlined in the individual ISP’s.

Work hoursThis position may be full-time or part time. A full-time employee must work 40 hours per week. A part-time employee must commit to work a minimum of 15 hours per week. A part-time employee can work up to 39 hours per week. A part-time employee may temporarily be scheduled for 40 or more hours in a week. This, however, does not change his/her status to full-time.

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