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Direct Support Professional, Part Time

Company: Hope House Foundation
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Job DetailsJob LocationPrincess Anne - Norfolk, VA (Ghent Area) - Norfolk, VAPosition TypePart TimeSalary Range$11.78 - $13.78 Travel PercentageUp to 25%Job CategoryNonprofit - Social ServicesDescription$500.00 new hire bonus! Overtime available! Life-Changing Work. Come join us. Now Hiring Direct Support Professionals- We Train! Rewarding and fun job! Opening in Norfolk for the following schedule:Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 4p-8p or Friday and Saturday 3p-9pYou are eligible to participate in our Employee Assistance Program and you may also be eligible for health insurance after one year of employment!Working for Hope House Foundation means the opportunity to partner with a successful non-profit organization in a great environment. Don't just take our word for it, our employees say: "Working at Hope House gives me joy and a new perspective when I walk down the street every day"; "Hope House Foundation understands that you have to have a real balance between your work life and home life."We believe in adapting to the needs of the people we support, rather than making them conform to ours.What do we believe?We believe that people can get all the support they need where they live, and that services should be provided regardless of changes in behavior, health, or other circumstances.We believe services should be flexible, therapeutic, creative, and innovative.We believe our work should focus on people acquiring skills that are not only practical and useful but promote individual well-being.We believe that individual choice should be valued and encouraged.We believe that people with disabilities should be highly involved in determining the types of services that they want and need.We feel that the biggest difference between surviving and truly thriving in the community is to have close, satisfying relationships with friends and family.We believe that services and living environments should be designed and modified, whenever possible, to fit the unique needs of the individual.Come join us!QualificationsWilling to attend a Red Cross First Aid training that we pay you to attend Willing to attend a Medication Management training that we pay you to attendWant to learn and grow professionallyAbility to carry out the physical requirements of this position which include but are not limited to: lifting up to 50 pounds several times per shift as needed, ascending and descending stairs several times per shift, pushing and pulling wheelchairs and sitting, standing, and walking for periods of time throughout a shift as needed.Must have valid Driver's License.Must have reliable transportation during work hours.Must have a satisfactory criminal history check.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSAbility to assist individual with completing activities of daily living.Experience through education or work history that demonstrates reliability/dependability.Skill to complete satisfactorily: Medication Certification, Medicaid Waiver Certification, First Aid/CPR, Mandt, and other requirements associated with orientation.Ability to work effectively in a team.Ability to make decisions and exercise good judgment.Skill in locating and accessing community resources.WORKING CONDITIONSWork requires a range of light to moderate physical exertion to assist persons supported with personal care, lifts, and transfers as needed. Work also requires assisting with toileting, changing linens, and other supports for individuals served in completing some activities, and other forms of physical exertion. Work requires the ability to concentrate and pay attention to detail for a majority of work time.Generally good working conditions with potential exposure to communicable diseases with little risk if proper procedures and safeguards are followed.

Keywords: Hope House Foundation, Norfolk , Direct Support Professional, Part Time, Other , Norfolk, Virginia

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