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Direct Support Professional

Company: Addus HomeCare Corporation
Location: Dandridge
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to learn the fundamentals of quality home care and deliver life-changing service to your clients. As an Addus Direct Support Professional, you'll play a vital role in supporting seniors and people with disabilities living independently. This rewarding, entry-level position provides consistent, flexible hours to accommodate your personal needs, while providing a great career with a growing, innovative industry leader.

If you have a genuine passion for helping others, and you are looking for a meaningful, fulfilling career with a dynamic, values-driven organization that recognizes and supports your contribution, we invite you to join our team.

DSP Benefits:

  • Weekly Pay
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Flexible schedule
  • Direct deposit

DSP Responsibilities:

  • Follow a care plan for the member and report on completed tasks
  • Assist people with personal care (bathing, dressing, etc.)
  • Support routine house cleaning, laundry, and assist with meal preparation
  • Transport member to appointments, daily errands, and other locations as necessary
  • Assist member with the self-administration of medications (no administering or measuring)
  • Observe and report any changes in member's condition

DSP Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED, and one year of in-home care services experience
  • Able to pass a criminal background check
  • Reliable transportation, requireed for member transportation. Valid driver's license and proof of insurance is required.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision and follow written/verbal instructions
  • Good communication skills
  • Reliable, energetic, self-motivated and well-organized
  • Comfortable using an electronic device

Despite challenging economic conditions caused by COVID-19 Addus HomeCare is still hiring DSP's in over 186 locations across the United States. Addus has implemented comprehensive safety policies based on CDC guidelines designed to promote workplace safety. We are providing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including gloves, face masks, hand sanitizer and anti-bacterial soap to our employees.

We are offering virtual job interviews as a safety measure against COVID-19. Apply today and learn more about our current opportunities.

Addus provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Keywords: Addus HomeCare Corporation, Knoxville , Direct Support Professional, Other , Dandridge, Tennessee

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