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DSP Adult Services

Company: The Kennedy Center, Inc.
Location: Hamden
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job purpose: Provide direct support to and advocate for individuals. Promote choice, provide appropriate support, and coordinate activities to foster individual well-being, growth, and development. Competencies: (6) * Person-Centered Supports: 15%
* Promoting Physical and Emotional Well-Being: 15%
* Justice, Fairness and Equity: 15%
* Self-Determination: 15%
* Advocacy: 15%
* Ethics/Integrity: 25% Duties and Responsibilities: * Promote choice, provide appropriate support, and coordinate activities to foster individual well-being, growth, and development.
* Ensure that all services, programs, and guidelines outlined in an individuals' ISP are implemented as assigned.
* Ensure that all Kennedy Center and DDS regulations and policies are adhered to.
* Responsible for the supervision and coordination of daily living skills including but not limited to personal care, recreation, meal prep, and household chores.
* Ensure all trainings are current.
* Provide professional and timely communication with co-workers, supervisor, families and guardians and other team members.
* Record and maintain individuals' records in Therap as assigned (data entry, case notes, updated contacts, and information).
* Administer medications in accordance with DDS regulations. Ensure all medications are available and orders followed.
* Advocate for the individuals whenever necessary as well teach individuals to advocate for themselves.
* Ensure the protection of all individuals' rights and safety by following HIPAA regulations, ensuring privacy, and reporting any type of abuse or neglect. Qualifications: * High school diploma or equivalent
* Valid driver's license
* Knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office and the internet Physical Requirements: * Ability to lift up to 50lbs
* Have the physical endurance to use PMT holds.
* Have the physical endurance to be able to lift and transfer individuals as assigned. Thursday-Saturday 1p-11p 30

Keywords: The Kennedy Center, Inc., Hamden , DSP Adult Services, Other , Hamden, Connecticut

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