Direct Support Professionals for Adults with Disabilities

Empowering individuals to live a meaningful life.

Denver, CO

Continuum of Colorado - Caregiver

<p>Continuum of Colorado is a&nbsp;nonprofit agency providing services to people with a wide range of abilities. At Continuum, we empower individuals to live a meaningful life. We believe it is our responsibility to not only meet the needs of each individual we support but also to partner with our supported-individuals to help them reach milestones, achieve their goals, and make their dreams a reality. Person-centeredness is not just a trend or buzzword to us; it&rsquo;s a philosophy that embodies each Direct Support Professional we hire. Our mission is to be a partner in choice and independence by collaborating with individuals and their families to provide high-quality lifetime supports that will empower them to thrive in their community.</p> <p>Experience thoughtful care and let Continuum of Colorado support you or your loved one.</p>

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$12.71 - $13.71 + / hourly

Overview: <p>Continuum of Colorado is hiring&nbsp;<strong>Direct Support Professionals&nbsp;</strong>to provide personal care to adults with&nbsp;intellectual/developmental disabilities in the&nbsp;<strong>Denver Metro area, Aurora, Littleton and Castle Rock.</strong></p> <p><strong>Apply via Vizi or visit our careers page on our website and apply here:</strong>&nbsp;<a href="" target="_blank" title=" " rel="noopener noreferrer">;</a><br /><strong><br /><span style="text-decoration: underline;">*See the available shifts and locations listed on our website:&nbsp;<a href="" target="_blank" title=" " rel="noopener noreferrer">;</a>&nbsp;</span></strong></p> <p><strong>Why is Continuum of Colorado so great to work for?</strong></p> <ul> <li>Competitive pay $12.71 - $13.71 + / hourly</li> <li>Flexible hours and locations</li> <li>Employer-paid training with a supportive team</li> <li>Generous Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay</li> <li>Health, dental, vision Insurance</li> <li>401(k) investment plan, with an employer match of up to 4%</li> <li>Employer-paid and supplemental life insurance</li> <li>Short- and long-term disability insurance</li> <li>Discounts on auto and homeowners insurance</li> <li>Employee assistance program</li> <li>Credit union membership</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <strong>More about what you'll get to do as a Direct Support Professional with Continuum of Colorado!&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong><br /><br /> <ul> <li>Train, assure and assist individuals in completing daily activities and other tasks (cleaning, toileting, meal preparation, meal pick-up and delivery, cooking, budgeting, hygiene etc.)</li> <li>Meet individuals' needs for transportation (may include driving or assisting in accessing transportation)</li> <li>Implement and document&nbsp;indivduals' ISSPs, care plans and protocols</li> <li>Carry out scheduled community activities (transports, provides supervision)</li> <li>Assist with medications (i.e., administration, pill packing, monitoring) as certified, and document</li> <li>Monitor health needs of individuals and assist in obtaining health care as needed</li> <li>Provide medical care in accordance with established protocols, to include First Aid/CPR when needed</li> <li>Document program, incident, medical and financial information as required</li> <li>Use web-based computer programs to document medication administrations&nbsp;</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>Must have's to be a Direct Support Professional with Continuum of Colorado!&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></p> <ul> <li>High school diploma or GED</li> <li>One (1) year experience in an area directly related to job, preferred (i.e., developmental disabilities, elderly)</li> <li>Be able to pass and maintain certification in all agency required training</li> <li>Perform personal care/medical procedures and consistently lift up to 50 lbs</li> <li>Ability to read, write and converse in English and perform simple math calculations</li> <li>Know how to use the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel) at an intermediate level; ability to use Outlook to communicate through email</li> <li>Personal vehicle in good operating condition for use during work</li> <li>Valid Colorado driver&rsquo;s license/proof of insurance</li> <li>Meet our agency driving requirements; no suspensions/less than three tickets in three years</li> </ul> <p><br />&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</p>