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  • Date Posted:

    08/04/14
  • Career Level:

    Entry Level
  • Education:

    High School
  • Job Function:

    Counselor, Personal Care
  • Job Status:

    Full-Time, Part-Time
  • Industry:

    Nonprofit, Social Services, Advocacy
  • Contact Information:

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Community Residences, Inc. - Chantilly, VA

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Community Residences

Growing Independent, High-Quality Lives for Individuals with Disabilities

 

Direct Support Professional Opportunity In:

Northern Virginia - A Variety of Shifts and Locations Available

 

Job Responsibilities:

The Direct Support Professional acts as a mentor, teacher, and support to individuals with intellectual and other types of developmental disabilities to assist them to live, learn and work successfully as an active part of their communities. 

 

The Direct Support Professional provides supports as needed, whether in individual’s homes, day services locations and/or community settings, to transform lives and help each individual reach their full potential, while always taking into consideration their dreams and goals for their own lives.

 

Job Qualifications:

·         Applicants must be of unquestionable character as determined by personal references and background checks.  Applicants must supply sufficient recommendations to support the fact that maturity, integrity and dependability are hallmarks of his/her personality.

·         Applicant is able to project a professional image while interfacing with the community

·         Applicant demonstrates ability to work independently as well as part of a team

·         Can effectively express oneself in written reports, including electronic reporting of documentation

·         Capable of working responsibly with highly confidential information

·         Must be able to climb, bend, stoop, push, lift, pull, reach, sit and walk for periods of time

·         Attends and engages in mandatory and other agency training opportunities

·         Must be able to implement proper support techniques when intervening with individuals

·         Preferably one full year successful experience working with people with intellectual and/or other types of developmental disabilities

·         Must have high school diploma or equivalent



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Company Profile

Community Residences, Inc.

Community Residences works in partnership with individuals who are seeking to live high quality lives with greater independence. We empower especially adults with intellectual disabilities or chronic mental health conditions, and both adults and youths who are homeless. Many of our programs are residential group homes, yet most of those whom we assist live on their own within the various communities we serve, from Anne Arundel to Richmond.

We are one of the largest providers of services to individuals with disabilities in Virginia, with programs in Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William Counties and the City of Richmond. In Maryland, Community Residences serves consumers in Anne Arundel and Baltimore Counties and in Baltimore City.

CR contributes through the provision of medical, therapeutic, educational, vocational, residential and integrative recreational services to the formation of vital relational communities through which our consumers experience greater independence, dignity, fulfillment and happiness.
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  • Date Posted:

    08/04/14
  • Career Level:

    Entry Level
  • Education:

    High School
  • Job Function:

    Counselor, Personal Care
  • Job Status:

    Full-Time, Part-Time
  • Industry:

    Nonprofit, Social Services, Advocacy
  • Contact Information:

    Employer Site
 
 
 
 
9
more jobs from this company
 
 
WPNI ID: 33454917