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Direct Support Professional

Company: Broadstep Behavioral Health,Inc
Location: Kingstree
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionBroadstep, Inc. is one of the nation's leaders in the care and treatment of children, adults and families living with behavioral, developmental and social challenges. We have proudly earned national accreditations from CARF, COA and the Joint Commission for our commitment to quality and to service excellence. Our state and corporate teams are comprised of leaders committed to serving this population and each other daily. Broadstep, Inc. is hiring Full Time Direct Support Professionals, to provide assistance to our program located in Kingstree, SC.Broadstep, Inc. provides meaningful and rewarding employment opportunities supporting children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We provide residential, educational and recreational programs to support and improve the lives of those we serve in a caring and compassionate team environment.The DSP will provide a caring, respectful, and empowering environment for our clients. Direct Support Professionals work with clients on individual goals to achieve the highest level of independence. This will ensure that evidence-based practices are utilized to ensure a comprehensive therapeutic program is provided for the individuals served.Minimum Qualifications:-- - HS Diploma or equivalent-- - Must be at least 21 years of age,-- - Must pass pre-employment physical, drug and TB screen.-- - Ability to read and write in EnglishValid South Carolina license, if applicableRegularly required to lift 25 lbs. and occasionally lift or move 50-100 lbs. (assisted)Experience: One year (1), experience caring for and supporting people with special needs is preferred. We need people who care about others and enjoy inspiring and motivating those individuals we serve.Successful candidates will be working alongside a team of Clinicians, Teachers, Nurses and Supervisors supporting the dignity and safety of all persons served. We look forward to the opportunity to meet with you to discuss employment possibilities with you.Duties of the Direct Support Professional-- - Chart daily progress notes during each shift through Therap EMR system-- - Ensure daily care for clients-- - Assist clients with taking prescribed medication-- - Participate in community focused activities-- - Attend doctor's appointments with clients-- - Act quickly and responsibly in case of emergencyWorking Conditions: Working environment is in a group home or other type of residential setting.Job Types: Full-timeJob Type: Full-timePay: $11.00 - $12.00 per hourBenefits:401(k)Dental insuranceEmployee assistance programFlexible spending accountHealth insuranceHealth savings accountLife insurancePaid time offVision insuranceSchedule:12 hour shiftDay shiftMonday to FridayNight shiftOvertimeWeekend availabilityExperience:Caregiving: 1 year (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Broadstep Behavioral Health,Inc, Charleston , Direct Support Professional, Other , Kingstree, South Carolina

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