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Overnight Direct Support Professional, Respite (weekend hours)

Company: SOAR365
Location: Chesterfield
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

As a Federal Contractor, SOAR365 requires new hires to show proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID 19 or have an acceptable accommodation before their date of hire per Executive Order 14042.We are looking for a talented individual to join our team at SOAR365. This a great opportunity for a motivated and hardworking person that truly takes pride in their work. If you feel that you are the right one for the job and meet the qualifications, please apply today. We look forward to meeting you!A little about us: We are SOAR365! Our programs and services have always been designed for individuals and families who are coping with the daily real-world challenges of living with a disability. To that end, we've continually added more ambitious and thoughtful programs over the past 65 years. And, today our services have a profound impact on more than 1,300 people and their families. A Day in the Life of: As a member of our team, you will report to the Respite Supervisor. You will be instrumental in our commitment to provide a continuum of excellent care for individuals with disabilities. Your people skills will be crucial in making an impact and helping to change lives. This is a challenging and rewarding position. You will be responsible for providing a safe, supportive, and therapeutic environment that works to foster growth and rehabilitation and strives to facilitate the development of the individual's ability to reach the highest level of independence. You will come to know the great people that make us who we are as a business and who keep our reputation alive. You will be a part of something great here at SOAR365 and you will enjoy what you do and with whom you do it.Benefits:

  • A competitive salary PLUS Sign-on Bonus - $500
  • We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards for our part time employees: 403b retirement plan, Employee Assistance Program, Workers' compensation, Verizon Wireless discount, South University discount, Direct deposit, Employee recognition programs, Free Park365 reservationResponsibilities and Duties:
    Creates engaging and thoughtful program activities related to participants goals and interest Delivers purposeful age-appropriate activities and supports for program participants.Assists program participants with daily living activities Completes daily documentation in electronic records systemCommunicate ongoing care results and updates to relevant parties Participate in service training Communicates appropriately with program participants, staff, and community affiliations Maintains documentation in compliance with all licensing agencies May involve lifting Physical interventions Requirements and Qualifications:
    Obtains and maintains certifications in CPR/First Aid and TOVA throughout employment.High school diploma or equivalent degree (GED)Minimum one year of experience working with persons with disabilities preferredExceptional communication and critical thinking skills Problem-solving aptitude Great verbal and written communication skillsComputer skills and the ability to type daily documentationTo apply for this position, a completed SOAR365 application is required. EO/AA Veterans/Disabled and other protected categoriesDrug-Free WorkplaceReasonable AccommodationsIf you need a reasonable accommodation when you apply for a position on our website, please contact us at (804) 358-1874 and ask for human resources. SOAR365 employees benefit from working for a rehabilitative non-profit agency that specializes in providing employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

Keywords: SOAR365, Richmond , Overnight Direct Support Professional, Respite (weekend hours), Other , Chesterfield, Virginia

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