Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley
  • Program Services
  • Dayton, OH, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full/Part Time

The Home Care Direct Support Professional (DSP) will provide direct care and support to individuals with developmental disabilities in home and community based settings. The DSP will provide positive assistance and support to individuals by ensuring health, safety, and successful achievement of goals according to each person's Individual Service Plan. Participate in the individual's Service Plan meetings if requested to do so by the individual and the team of supports. Perform tasks and duties according to the individual's goals stated in the Service Plan. Prioritize, maintain, and document on assistance provided to achieve the goals outlined in the Service Plan. Maintain a clean and safe environment and be sensitive to the consumer and family's needs. Recognize and report any changes in the individual's health, behavior, and safety. Provide basic personal care and grooming, including bathing, care of the hair, and assistance with clothing and other hygiene needs according to the Service Plan. Perform household services essential to the consumer's health and comfort in the home (e.g. necessary changing of bed linens or rearranging of furniture to facilitate ease of movement in the home), according to the Service Plan. Perform, when necessary, homemaking tasks such as cooking including (feeding if necessary), cleaning, laundry and shopping. Will also be required to accompany customer to medical appointments, on walks/outings and other like appointments, according to the Service Plan. Assist individuals in exploring and participating in community activities, including providing transportation in either personal or company vehicles.

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. Required to maintain CPR and First Aid Certifications. Minimum of 2 years' experience preferred within the Developmental Disabilities field and/or demonstrated experience in providing supports to others.

Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action (AA) compliance with all Federal, State, and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of age, sex, color, race, creed, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship status, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, disability status, protected veteran status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, status with regard to public assistance, or any other classification protected by applicable law.  This policy applies to all employment decisions, including, but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions, and terminations.

Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley
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