Dominion Waiver Services Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) in Roanoke, Virginia

Direct Support Professionals (DSPs)Are you looking for an agency that has room for advancement?Dominion Waiver Services is currently seeking several Direct Support Professionals (DSPand#39;s). Our DSPand#39;s work with individuals who have intellectual and/or developmental disabilities directly in the individualand#39;s home and within their community.Duties and Responsibilities:*Assist and train individuals in a home setting to enable the individual to maintain health status, develop skills in ADLandrsquo;s and adapting to community and home environments. Empower and support each individual in developing their own lifestyle.*Train in functional skills related to personal care (Toileting, bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)*Train in functional skills related to use of community resources (transportation, shopping social and recreational activities, etc.)*Monitor health and physical condition and assistance with medication and or medical needs.*Assist with personal care, ADLs and use of community resources (completing personal care tasks when physically unable to do so, ensure hygiene and eating needs are met, complete daily tasks)*Supervise to ensure individuals health and safety*Train in adapting behavior for home and community (redirecting anger, handling social encounters with others, developing a circle of support)Qualifications:One year of experience working with individuals with disabilitiesPossession of a valid Virginia driverandrsquo;s license and a good driving recordAll candidates must pass a criminal background investigation.Starting rate of $12.50/hr and up **based on experience.If you are interested please send a resume along with a cover letter.Please include a summary of your experience with individuals with disabilities in your cover letter.