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Lead Caregiver/ Direct Support Professional

Company: Community Options, Inc.
Location: El Paso
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

*Community Options, Inc.* is a national non-profit agency providing services to individuals with disabilities in 11 states.We are looking for *Lead Caregiver/ Direct Support Professionals* in *El Paso, Texas* to use best practices within a community-based residential setting to teach individuals with disabilities how to acquire the physical, intellectual, emotional, and social skills needed to live as independently as possible.*This is a full-time position paying $11.25 per hour.**We are offering an $500 sign-on bonus For full time & Part time staff after 90 days of satisfactory employment.**Requirements: ** High School Diploma/GED.* Minimum 1 year of experience in the role of Direct Support Professional or related field.* Valid Driver's License.* Ability to establish a comfortable and supportive relationship with a person receiving supports.*Responsibilities: ** Assist individuals with daily living skills and the development of independent community skills.* Accurately complete all in-house documentation and maintain case notes.* Assist in the development of a weekly schedule for each consumer to maximize their time spent in the community.* Complete training with individuals towards achieving Individual Habilitation Plan (IHP) goals.* Administer medication(s), while monitoring and documenting the health and medical needs of the individuals.* Accompany individual to and from appointments and activities.* Maintain inventory and ensures adequate supply of groceries and household items.* May oversee consumer funds.* May act as supervisor in the absence of the Manager.* May serve as train-the-trainer for various individual specifics training.*Competitive Benefits: ** Insurance Options (Medical, Dental, Vision)* Paid Holidays-Including a Birthday Holiday* Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)* Employee Incentive & Discount Programs*403b Retirement Plan with Employer Match* Exceptional Career Growth Opportunities*If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact our friendly staff at the El Paso office!* *Phone Number: * 915-771-7764*Please Visit Our Website to Complete an Online Application! *www.Comop.OrgCommunity Options is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V*#IND-EL*Job Type: Full-timePay: From $11.25 per hourBenefits:* Dental insurance* Employee assistance program* Health insurance* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Monday to Friday* Weekend availabilityExperience:* Caregiving: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification:* Driver's License (Preferred)Shift availability:* Day Shift (Preferred)* Night Shift (Preferred)* Overnight Shift (Preferred)Work Location: One location

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