DSP (Direct Support Staff)

ID# 002038

Foundation for Successful Living
1879 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
United States

Job Posted
5/26/2021
Posting Expires
7/25/2021
Category
Industry
Social Services
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
No
Degree Required
No
Security Clearance Required
Yes CBI, DORA, CAPS, LEIE, OIG
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Part-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description

Foundation for Successful Living is seeking motivated individuals who have a passion for working with people. FSL serves a community of adults with disabilities in order to reach their goals of independence and create meaningful peer connections. Our staff enjoy a variety of activities with our clients such as volunteering with animals, hiking, cooking, sensory crafts, photography, music, social skills, playing sports and exploring their communities. The business hours are perfect for those who need time for life, school, family, etc.

Monday-Friday 8:45-2:15 (minimum of 3 days to start)

If you are ready for a fun summer job, apply now!!!

www.thefsl.org

https://www.facebook.com/helpingpeoplelearnCS

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: From $13.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
PPE provided to staff. All staff and clients are mandated to follow CDC social distancing guidelines as well as wear a mask. Cleaning checklists are kept to ensure that frequently contacted surfaces are regularly sanitized.

Job Requirements
Employees who provide direct care to at-risk adults must undergo a background check and cannot have any previously substantiated finding as a perpetrator of mistreatment of an at-risk adult, to include physical abuse, sexual abuse, caretaker neglect, and/or exploitation.
Must be at least 18 years old.
Possess personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to and passion for working with adults with developmental disabilities or autism.
Demonstrates good judgment & professionalism.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, current vehicle insurance with an acceptable driving record per FSL standards.
Safely transport clients throughout the community in personal vehicle
CPR must be obtained within the first 30 days of hire.
Daily physical activity to include walking and standing for long periods of time.
Ability to work assigned work shift. Available Shifts are M-F 8:45AM-2:15PM
Available a minimum of 3 days per week
Provides and encourages natural supports to their clients.
Participates in the implementation of Individual Support Plans.
Documents the activities of their clients.
Treats all clients, their parents and staff with dignity and respect.
Supports clients in choosing their activities based on their client’s interests and goals.
Assist clients in learning life skills, social skills, and vocational skills based on their skill level
Follows HIPAA policies regarding confidentiality of their clients.
Immediately reports any suspicions of abuse, neglect, or criminal activity.
Employer
Angel Gonzales
1879 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs CO 80918
United States
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