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Direct Support Professional (Austin & Brazoria Texas)

Job Posting 3344591

Join as “Direct Support Professional” with TxHmL program to provide individualized services and supports to persons with mental retardation who are living with their family, in their own home or in other community settings, such as small group homes.
The residential staff person is responsible for the delivery of services to the recipients of Home and Community Based Services or Texas Home Living in compliance with the required service definitions and as determined by the individual’s specific needs. The staff serves as an integral member of the interdisciplinary team. Residential staff performs instructional and evaluative activities as indicated in the consumer’s Individual Service Plan. The residential staff is responsible for the overall health, safety and welfare of the individuals served.

The successful candidate must possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that he / she can perform the essential functions of the job:Responsible for conducting skills maintenance activities in the classroom, community setting, and assist participants with daily living activities, including geriatric populations.

• Knowledgeable in crisis intervention principles and practices.
• Ability to present ideas effectively, in both oral and written form
• Ability to comprehend and follow oral and / or written directions.
• Ability to negotiate and resolve conflict between dissenting parties.
• Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
• Maintains confidentiality in all matters pertaining to the individual, family, and significant others, program operations and personnel.
• Maintain professional relationships with department personnel, county personnel, consumers, families, and service providers.
• Prepare reports, keep data, and present information relative to Consumer
• Provide supports to people supported by implementing person-centered plans to assist people in achieving their personal goals and meet their needs and desires.
• Flexible schedule
• Job duties and schedule may change to reflect the organization needs.

Escort: Attendants accompanying clients on trips to obtain medical diagnosis, treatment, or both. This service does not include the direct transportation of the client by the attendant.

Personal Care Assistance : Assistance with activities of daily living and personal care to include: bathing, personal hygiene and grooming, dressing, assist with feeding, meal planning and preparation, ambulation and mobility assistance, assistance with medications and tasks delegated by a RN, support for counseling and therapeutic services, support and assistance with independent living tasks, and securing and/or providing transportation. And more as job duties changes.
Home Management: Assistance with housekeeping activities that support the client’s health and safety, including: Changing bed linens, housekeeping and maintenance, Laundering, Shopping, storing purchased items, washing dishes.