Direct Support Professional - II

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Milwaukee, WI 53216, USA

Volunteers of America Minnesota and Wisconsin

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Overview: <ul> <li>Provides regular supervision to a male residents with aggressive behaviors</li> <li>Regularly participates in meal planning, preparation, and clean-up</li> <li>Routinely assists with household chores, as assigned</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Regularly assists in teaching home management skills such as basic house cleaning, money management or other areas as outlined in the Individual Care Plan</li> <li>Participates in the orientation of new resident</li> <li>Monitors all activities to ensure health, safety, and individual rights of residents are maintained</li> <li>Monitors resident medications, as assigned</li> <li>Regularly documents activities and other notable events during the course of the workday Other Job Functions Include:</li> <li>May be required to transport resident utilizing either personal or company vehicle</li> <li>Attend Training as assigned</li> </ul>
Requirements: JOB REQUIREMENTS<br />Physical Demands:<br /> <ul> <li>Ability to lift up to 50 pounds</li> <li>Ability to maintain a flexible schedule Special Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:</li> <li>Ability to work both independently and as a team player</li> <li>Computer experience including Microsoft Office</li> <li>Effective communication skills, both oral and written.</li> </ul> <br />Minimum Qualifications:<br /> <ul> <li>*At least 18 years of age,</li> <li>*Some education beyond high school completed, plus one year of successful work experience. *Bachelor's or Associates Degree preferred</li> <li>*Driver's license required.</li> <li>Volunteers of America Wisconsin</li> <li>Through our hundreds of human service programs, including housing and healthcare, Volunteers of America helps more than 2 and a half million people in over 400 communities in 46 states as well as Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia.</li> <li>Job Type: Full-time &amp; Part-Time Available</li> <li>Salary: $13.90 /hour</li> </ul>