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DTA Direct Support Professional in Scottsdale, AZ at Community Options

Date Posted: 6/4/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    6/4/2018

Job Description

Community Options, Inc. is a national non-profit agency providing services to individuals with disabilities in 11 states. 

We are actively seeking a DTA Direct Support Professional. This role provides individualized services designed to assist participants in managing and overcoming the difficulties confronted by an individual with a disability living in the community.

Day Program Shift: Monday-Friday, 8 AM - 4 PM

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED required.
  • 2+ years of relevant work experience.
  • Knowledge of community resources.
  • Valid Driver’s License.

Responsibilities:

  • Support and encourage individuals to increase their ability to be as independent as possible.
  • Collaborate with the Case Manager to develop and facilitate programs which meet the social, emotional, physical and personal needs of the individual.
  • Provide ongoing support for integration efforts.
  • Document individual’s progress toward acquiring community integration.
  • Assist in building a support network between the individual and the community.
  • Ensure medical consultation forms are completed, by the physician, for each medical appointment attended.
  • Administer medication(s) as needed and ensures required documentation is completed.
  • Coordinate all leisure and volunteer opportunities.

Working Conditions:

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds, and to assist an individual physically.

Competitive Benefits:

  • Insurance Options (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Paid Holidays—Including a Birthday Holiday
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Employee Incentive & Discount Programs
  • 403b Retirement Plan with Employer Match
  • Exceptional Career Growth Opportunities

If interested, please click Apply Now or send resume to: Resumes-Tempe@comop.org

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Community Options is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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