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Direct Support Professional

Location: Brookline, PA 15226
Date Posted: 08/16/2019
Category: Direct Care Services
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Come create a colorful difference with Kaleidoscope Family Solutions (KFS)!

We are looking for dedicated and committed Direct Care Professional who are striving to make a difference in the lives of the individuals we serve.

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES
The primary role of the Direct Care 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

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EDUCATION
* 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
* Establish a relationship with one of the nation's largest referral agencies for behavioral-health.
* Payments processed weekly.
* Increase or decrease your schedule at your discretion: choose opportunities that best fit your schedule.
* Ability to grow professionally.
* Access to a broad array of client opportunities.

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: INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR 1099
Ref. No.: 1193510-9
BC: #KFS201

Company: Kaleidoscope Family Solutions, Inc.
Contract Contact: WPA Careers
Office Email: WPA@kfamilysolutions.org
Office Phone: 267-223-6380
Office Address: 600 North Bell Avenue, Bldg. 2, Suite 240, Carnegie, PA 15106

Each Kaleidoscope Family Solutions (KFS) 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) entity. Professionals contracting through KFS are classified and compensated as self-employed independent contractors.

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