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Direct Support Professional (PRN) - PT

Posted:March 16, 2023 (posted 73 days ago)View All Jobs
Location:St Marys, GA (Camden County)
Company:Wesley Glen Ministries
4580 N Mumford Rd
Macon, GA 31210

Wesley Glen Ministries is seeking part time and PRN direct support professionals who are energetic, caring, and have the passion to care for others. Residential DSPs support the residents in our group home in St Marys, Georgia. Each home provides care for four adults, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year by a team of dedicated professionals. The team works to develop and implement an individualized care plan encompassing a whole-person-centered approach: physical, emotional, community, family, financial, and spiritual. This approach includes ensuring all of life’s necessities, such as support for daily life skills, meal preparation, housekeeping, personal hygiene, medication management, and social activities, are thoroughly met for each resident. In short, Wesley Glen residents are emboldened to live as independently as possible with supports tailored to their specific needs. If you’re compassionate, patient, and find meaning in this type of work, you'll find a promising future at Wesley Glen. Benefits: Competitive hourly rate starting at $15 per hour. Paid training. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Maintains the integrity of the program structure and ensures a healthy environment of the program as indicated by: Fills in the gaps of the basic schedule with positive learning opportunities and experiences for individuals. Is flexible enough to manage any unexpected challenges with minimal disruption of the schedule. Assists the individuals with their daily life skill needs. Maintains accurate and orderly procedures for monitoring and documenting individuals' medications. Follows a person-centered curriculum according to the individual’s needs and strengths. Effectively communicates written information to the right people in such a way as to establish an accurate record of each individual’s progress (daily notes, ISP goals, bowel tracking, seizure tracking, skin integrity, incident/accident reporting, etc.) Helps promote an appealing, clean, healthy, and safe environment that is conducive to positive change. Provides transportation to the residents as needed. Prepares and assists in preparation of meals in according to agency standards. Participates in activities with residents. Upholds the mission and values of Wesley Glen Ministries. Other duties as assigned.

Education & Required Experience: Must be 21 years of age or older. Must have at minimum, a high school diploma or equivalent. Must have a valid Driver’s License with minimum of seven-year driving history and the ability to meet and remain in good standing in accordance with Agency insurance guidelines. Must be detail oriented and able to maintain confidentiality. Must have effective communication skills and be able to speak, listen, and write clearly. Must submit to a criminal background check and preemployment drug screening and be cleared for employment. Must be able to work in the U.S. Must have or able to obtain CPR/First Aid certification. Must be flexible in working hours and be willing to work additional hours as needed.

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