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Direct Support Professional:

Company: Central Arkansas Workforce Development Area
Location: Conway
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description of Direct Support Professional:The Direct Support Professional is responsible for working directly with individuals who have intellectual or developmental disabilities. Direct Support Professionals aim to assist people in realizing their full potential and they help people become integrated and engaged in their community. -Duties and Responsibilities of Direct Support Professional:

Keep the patient safe from health hazards. For example, a Direct Support Professional would keep sharp knives in locked drawers and store household cleaners in locked cabinets.Monitor individuals behavior toward themselves and others, and maintain patients' records of problems and progress.Report any instances of suspected abuse, neglect, or exploitation to the appropriate authorities so that protective services specialists can investigate the situations if necessary.Help individuals with tasks like cooking, cleaning, showering, toileting, shopping, and managing money.Teach patients tasks that they can ultimately learn to do for themselves. -Qualification & Requirements of Direct Support Professional:
All hiring decisions are contingent on the selectee passing background check and drug screening. Must pass both adult and child maltreatment checksMust have valid drivers license and auto insurance. About the Central Arkansas Workforce Development AreaThe Central Arkansas Workforce Development Centers specialize in recruiting and placing skilled professionals in a variety of industries on behalf of employers in Central Arkansas. We help people find jobs and provide workforce solutions to businesses.CAPDD/Arkansas Workforce Center is an "equal opportunity employer/program," and "auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities." Arkansas Relay Service: 1-800-285-1121 (Voice) 1-800-285-1131 (TDD) or TDD 711.Powered by JazzHR

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