Tangram
  • - Residential Services
  • IN, USA
  • Full Time, Part Time, and Weekends-only positions are currently available.

Become a Direct Support Professional (DSP) at Tangram. Our DSPs support adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a home setting so that these individuals they support can achieve personal independence and active community participation.

Position Requirements: Qualified candidates must have a valid driver's license, acceptable driving record, reliable vehicle and auto insurance. Criminal history checks, review of driving record, and drug screen are conducted prior to employment.

  • High school diploma or GED,
  • Valid driver's license,
  • Acceptable driving record,
  • Reliable vehicle,
  • Auto insurance,
  • Available to work every other weekend,
  • Physically comfortable assisting with pivot transfers and hoyer-lift transfers of individuals (lift about 25 pounds),
  • Preference will be given to individuals with at least six (6) months of work experience in a human services field and/or experience with individuals with disabilities,
  • Home Health Aid/CNA or NADSP credential is also a plus.

Position Details: As a Direct Support Professional (DSP) you would be responsible for assisting each client according to his/her unique needs.

Make a difference in someone's life by teaching, assisting, facilitating and building on the individual's strengths in the areas of: Meal planning and food preparation; Shopping for groceries, clothing, and personal necessities; Budgeting and bill payment; Housekeeping and laundry; Personal hygiene; Recreation; Socialization; Health and safety; Self-advocacy; and Employment.

As a DSP, you might be asked to perform the following job duties:

  • Actively engaging in creating and maintaining a healthy and safe environment specific to each client,
  • Discovering and fostering activities that promote a meaningful day,
  • Introducing clients to new experiences and relationships,
  • Working one-on-one to support our clients to learn new skills for daily living and growth,
  • Understanding and utilizing individualized plans,
  • Coordinating appointments and schedules,
  • Transporting clients as needed,
  • Providing personal care,
  • Enthusiastically embracing and promoting the mission and values of the organization,
  • Completing all documentation in a professional, accurate and timely manner,
  • And other duties as assigned.

 

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