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Peak Community Services, Inc. Direct Support Professional - LOGANSPORT in LOGANSPORT, Indiana

Direct SupportProfessional in LogansportDay, Evening,and Weekend shifts$10.05 to $12.05 starting (pending assigned location)Full time and Part time shifts available!Welcome to your new career!Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) provide services to children and adults with medical and/or physical and developmental disabilities. We strive to help our clients live happy, healthy, and fulfilling lives. Depending on the needs of the client, Direct Support Professionals provide assistance with living skills development, health maintenance and medication administration, personal care, and behavioral development.DSPswork in a number of settings including Group Homes (small residential homes that serve 2-8 people), and Home and Community Based Services (in-home care and supports), PCS Industries, and Habilitation Skill Programming.DSPsprovide services that enrich the lives of our client with an emphasis placed on creating an environment that encourages the client to experience a full life directly related to our mission of "Creating Opportunities/Supporting Success".DSPsprovide respite, assist the client in participating in traditional daily and weekly activities such as shopping at the grocery store, going to movies, enjoying hobbies, employment and vocational activities, etc.DSPsprovide care and assistance to promote good health; helps client receive medical care and communicates with medical professionals; administers medications according to physician instructions; records information regarding health events, conditions, and status; provides First Aid/CPR and seeks emergency medical care when neededDSPsServe as role model and mentor, demonstrating the desired behaviors, and coaches the client using approved techniques and strategies; uses approved physical intervention techniques when they are necessary to protect client and othersWe need team members who can: 1) lift up to 60 lbs, 2) be able to see and hear with or without correction; 3) must have a high school diploma or equivalent; 4) have a valid Indiana driver's license and auto insurance; 5) pass a background check.If you are looking for a career where you can make a differencein the lives of others, please consider joining the team atPeak Community Services!