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Heart of Texas Region MHMR Center Direct Support Professional 1667 in Waco, Texas

Direct Support Professional for the Respite house work as a team to provide training and support to individuals who require assistance to live in the community. Duties include: * transporting consumers to and assisting them with activities * training and assisting consumers in completing household chores (cooking, cleaning, laundry, hygiene) * providing input regarding client needs and progress in interdisciplinary meetings * monitoring consumers as a team for safety and reporting any concerns to supervisor or RN Knowledge, Skills, and Essential Functions * Excellent written communication and computer keyboarding for inputting documentation * Excellent verbal/telephone communication with consumers, staff, and community providers * Organizational and filing skills and time management needed for maintaining records * Stooping, bending, sitting, standing for prolonged periods and lifting 50-75 pounds * Ability to be CPR and SAMA certified * Valid driver's license, liability insurance, and reliable transportation required Education and Experience * High school diploma or GED * 6 months work experience with individuals with developmental disabilities strongly preferred * Valid Driver's License and proof of Liability Insurance Required Hours: As needed Salary: $10.50/hour Location: 39th Street GH, Waco Department: Developmental Services