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Direct Support Professional - Senior Coworker in Kimberton, PA at KenCrest Services

Date Posted: 6/22/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Kimberton, PA
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/22/2018

Job Description



Direct Support Professional - Senior Coworker

KenCrest Services is embarking on a new innovative residential model for young adults with intellectual developmental disabilities after they turn 21 years of age.

This unique life-sharing model offers a home for young adults with disabilities and is supervised by “live-in” support professionals and coworkers.  We believe that this type of 24/7 living arrangement promotes greater continuity of care while also creating a richer and more meaningful life for everyone.

We are currently seeking a Senior Coworker who is committed to helping guide young adults with different disabilities into the adult world and assist them in reaching their full potential both at the home/farm located in Kimberton and also in their surrounding community and who are amenable to a live-in arrangement.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide expertise and direction to co-worker staff related to the care of the individuals

  • Assist House Manager with the obtaining receipts, paperwork, documentation, house maintenance, vehicle maintenance, client funds, scheduling appointments, reviewing staff training, etc.

  • Assist individuals, when needed, with household management, including shopping, meal preparation, cleaning, laundry and all other household chores.

  • Assist, guide, support and perform as necessary, with activities of daily living.

  • Responsible for the maintenance of health for the individuals including monitoring for signs and symptoms of illness, emotional or behavioral concerns. Administer medications accurately and in accordance with medical and/or behavioral protocols.

  • Transport individuals to appointments, jobs, day programs and other community outings

  • Complete forms and reports as directed by the support professionals.This includes ensuring medical visit forms, medical data and behavioral data forms are correctly maintained.

  • Assist individuals in making informed choices, trying new experiences, developing relationships and empowering them to make their own decisions and maintaining their rights.


  • Participate and in certain circumstances, be the representative at ISP meetings and monitorings.

     

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED

  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record

  • Clear criminal record background check in accordance with state requirements

  • Ability to pass all required trainings, including CPR, First Aid and Medication Administration

  • Ability to understand and follow spoken and written instructions in English.



Benefits

KenCrest offers a wide variety of benefits for full time employees including Medical, Dental, Life/AD&D, Disability, 403b Retirement Plan, Paid Time Off and more.  Some benefits are available for part-time employees as well.  Please see the KenCrest website for additional details.



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Direct Support Professional - Senior Coworker

KenCrest Services is embarking on a new innovative residential model for young adults with intellectual developmental disabilities after they turn 21 years of age.

This unique life-sharing model offers a home for young adults with disabilities and is supervised by “live-in” support professionals and coworkers.  We believe that this type of 24/7 living arrangement promotes greater continuity of care while also creating a richer and more meaningful life for everyone.

We are currently seeking a Senior Coworker who is committed to helping guide young adults with different disabilities into the adult world and assist them in reaching their full potential both at the home/farm located in Kimberton and also in their surrounding community and who are amenable to a live-in arrangement.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide expertise and direction to co-worker staff related to the care of the individuals

  • Assist House Manager with the obtaining receipts, paperwork, documentation, house maintenance, vehicle maintenance, client funds, scheduling appointments, reviewing staff training, etc.

  • Assist individuals, when needed, with household management, including shopping, meal preparation, cleaning, laundry and all other household chores.

  • Assist, guide, support and perform as necessary, with activities of daily living.

  • Responsible for the maintenance of health for the individuals including monitoring for signs and symptoms of illness, emotional or behavioral concerns. Administer medications accurately and in accordance with medical and/or behavioral protocols.

  • Transport individuals to appointments, jobs, day programs and other community outings

  • Complete forms and reports as directed by the support professionals.This includes ensuring medical visit forms, medical data and behavioral data forms are correctly maintained.

  • Assist individuals in making informed choices, trying new experiences, developing relationships and empowering them to make their own decisions and maintaining their rights.


  • Participate and in certain circumstances, be the representative at ISP meetings and monitorings.

     

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED

  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record

  • Clear criminal record background check in accordance with state requirements

  • Ability to pass all required trainings, including CPR, First Aid and Medication Administration

  • Ability to understand and follow spoken and written instructions in English.



Benefits

KenCrest offers a wide variety of benefits for full time employees including Medical, Dental, Life/AD&D, Disability, 403b Retirement Plan, Paid Time Off and more.  Some benefits are available for part-time employees as well.  Please see the KenCrest website for additional details.



Join Us!