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Direct Support Professional in Willow Grove, PA at KenCrest Services

Date Posted: 10/11/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/11/2018

Job Description



Direct Support Professionals

KenCrest Services is seeking individuals for a Direct Support Professional (DSP) role. The DSP serves as an empowerment agent for individuals with varying levels of disabilities. The DSP will participate and create community involvement activities to promote the best quality of life while allowing their individual to exercise their power of choice

The Ideal Fit Will Be:

  • Energized, positive, confident, compassionate, client-focused, emotionally supportive, and flexible to maximize the experience for their individual. 
  • Serve as both a caregiver and life coach creating opportunities and promoting individuality and independence.
  • Participate in meal planning and preparation which may include support for individuals whose primary nourishment is through a feeding tube. 
  • Contribute to household tasks including linen changing, medication reminders, and dishes, etc. 
  • Daily assistance with all areas of personal care for individuals with complex needs, i.e., bathing, dressing, and/or spending time with them in the community.
  • Strong communication skills with peers, nurses, families, & team members.

Position Qualifications: 

  • High School Diploma or GED - REQUIRED
  • Valid driver's license and acceptable motor vehicle record - REQUIRED
  • Clear criminal record, background checks, and drug test in accordance with state requirements - REQUIRE
  • Ability to convey, understand, and follow spoken and written instructions in English - REQUIRED
  • 1-Year of experience in the healthcare field supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities, complex physical and medical needs. - PREFERRED




Job Details

KenCrest offers various locations in Eastern Montgomery County as well as full and part time schedules.



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.  

Please see the KenCrest website for additional details.



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