• Direct Support Professional - Fort Atkinson, WI

    Job Locations US-WI-Fort Atkinson
    ID
    2017-4228
    Category
    Healthcare
    Job Type
    Part-Time
    Shift
    1st and 2nd
    Company
    Paragon Community Services
  • Overview

    Seeking a Passionate Direct Support Professional (Casual)

    for our Paragon Activity Club

     

    For almost 30 years, Paragon Community Services has been providing day services for adults and children with disabilities. During that time our goal has remained steadfast—to provide greater independence and improve the lives of the people we serve. We strive to maximize personal growth, self-esteem, and happiness in every participant.

     

    We are seeking a Direct Support Professional to join our team of dedicated professionals in empowering people to endless possibilities. As a member of the program team, our Direct Support Professionals are responsible for providing direct care and supervision to participants while at their Paragon Community Services site and during community outings. This position contributes to and ensures the overall health, safety, and welfare of participants served, while supporting the successful implementation of structured activity schedules and goals as outlined in Progress Report reviews for all participants. Our Direct Support Professionals are responsible for providing person-centered supervision, training, and support to consumers (age 14 and older) who are receiving employment services that support consumer vocational interests. 

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    Responsibilities

    • Provides direct care and supervision for participants with disabilities related to activities, outings, personal cares, lunch, and transportation
    • Contributes to the overall health, safety, and welfare of those we serve
    • Ensures focus on person centered goals
    • Completes essential paperwork
    • Participates in team building and attends team meetings
    • Completes required trainings

    Qualifications

    • 18 years of age or older
    • High school diploma, or equivalent
    • Valid Wisconsin Driver's license
    • Acceptable driving record per company insurance guidelines
    • Previous work experience preferred
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      We are an equal opportunity employer.  Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

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