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Direct Support Professional

Location: South Dartmouth, MA 02748
Date Posted: 06/12/2019
Category: Direct Care Services
Education: HS Graduate/GED

Come create a colorful difference with Kaleidoscope Family Solutions (KFS)!

We are looking for dedicated and committed direct support professionals who are striving to make a difference in the lives of the individuals we serve.

RESPONSIBILITIES
The primary role of the direct support professional is to assist individuals acquire and maintain skills to improve their daily-living, domestic, adaptive, and socialization skills. Responsibilities will vary from case to case but may include:
* Supporting individuals learn, maintain or improve skills through their participation in a variety of activities of everyday life
* Engage in activities with the individuals to allow them to live in the community, to live more independently, or to be more productive and participatory in community life
* Submit accurate and complete daily progress notes for each shift worked with individual
* Maintain annual 24 hour training requirements

REQUIREMENTS
* Must be compassionate and willing to care for the well-being of others
* Minimal of a High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
* Willing to comply with required policies, standards and regulations
* Must have a valid driver’s license and existing insurance
* Must be willing to complete given background checks
* Must be willing to drive individuals in personal car throughout the community
* Must have flexible availability
* Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills


ADVANTAGES
* Paid on a weekly basis
* Flexible work hours including evenings and weekends
* Personal and professional fulfillment in an impactful role

ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW
Kaleidoscope Family Solutions, Inc. provides community and home based services to persons with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Our team partners with family members and existing providers to create individualized goals allowing the team to help improve their life experiences.


Title: Direct Support Professional
Class: Direct Care Support
Work Type: CONTRACT
Ref. No.: 1194943-1
BC: #KFS202

Company: Kaleidoscope Family Solutions Massachusetts, Inc.
Contract Contact: MA Careers
Office Email: MA@kfamilysolutions.org
Office Phone: 774-331-8227
Office Address: 792 South Main Street, Suite 200, Mansfield, MA 02048

Kaleidoscope Family Solutions Massachusetts, Inc. (KFS MA) office is separately incorporated. Registering on the Kaleidoscope web portal is not a guarantee that contracting opportunities will be available and/or located. Further steps are required to complete your registration with the appropriate legal Kaleidoscope (KFS MA) entity.

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