Direct Support Professional

Brenham State Supported Living Center
Job Description
Salary: $1,962.84

Initial Criteria:
High School Diploma or GED or previous employment experience.
Excellent benefits:
Free Health Insurance for employee
Dental/Life Insurance
Vacation, Sick leave

State Holidays
State Retirement Benefits

No uniform requirements
Individualized orientation

Shift differential (8% for 2:00pm-10pm shift)
The Direct Support Professional  is responsible for the routine and emergency care, treatment, and training for specified individuals with developmental disabilities in routine and crisis situations. Responsibilities may include such duties as grooming, bathing, feeding, observing and reporting individuals conditions and behaviors; interacting with individuals therapeutically, participating in individualized training and/or active treatment programs for both male and female individuals. The DSP-I is required to accurately document individuals’ behavior(s) throughout the daily schedule, including response to home activities, home training and unusual incidents. Completion of work requires use of simple and/or routine duties, while decision making is based on simple and well-defined guidelines. This position may be required to drive a state owned vehicle. May perform other duties as assigned. Works under close supervision with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
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