Direct Support Professional

Caregivers · Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Department Caregivers
Employment Type Part-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation 11.00-14.00

A Direct Support Professional is trained by the state and/or a Home Care Agency to specifically perform assigned functions of activities of daily living (ADL's) to clients in their place of residence.


Qualifications:


  • Must meet Department qualifications and successfully complete a training program issued by the Agency.
  • Must have a sympathetic attitude toward the care of individuals with disabilities and mental retardation.
  • Ability to carry out directions with reading and writing.
  • Maturity and ability to deal effectively with the demands of the job.


Responsibilities:


  • Understands and adheres to established ACSA, Inc. policies and procedures.
  • Performs personal care as assigned.
  • Ability to work extended periods of time while standing and being involved in physical activity.
  • Ability to perform lifting (not more than 50lbs alone)
  • Ability to do extensive bending, lifting and standing on a regular basis.

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  • Location
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Department
    Caregivers
  • Employment Type
    Part-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
  • Compensation
    11.00-14.00