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Weekend Direct Support Professional

Job description

Direct Support Professional (DSP)

The Marbridge Foundation, located in Manchaca, Texas, is currently looking for a weekend Direct Support Professional (DSP) to join our team. Marbridge prides itself on providing a fun, compassionate, and mission-focused work environment for our employees while creating numerous opportunities for our residents to achieve a whole new life.

Shifts Available for Direct Support Professionals:

  • Full-time, 6:00am-10:00pm, Saturday-Sunday (Village Community)

**PRN opportunities available for all shifts (6a-2p, 2p-10p, and 10p-6a)**

Direct Support Professional Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Ensure that residents follow a daily hygiene and grooming routine, providing assistance and training as needed. Redirect residents if not properly clean and dressed.
  • Train and supervise residents in proper bedroom and bathroom maintenance, closet organization, and laundry procedures
  • Listen to residents who may need to express an opinion or concern and make referral to Administrator of Staff/Resident Training and Development when appropriate
  • Conduct and document training of residents
  • Follow guidelines concerning supervised medication of residents
  • Assure that residents maintain their sleeping schedules (going to bed on time, waking up on schedule)
  • Assist and encourage residents in reading, participating in, and adhering to their written weekly schedule
  • Assure proper training for residents. This may include daily hygiene, bedroom maintenance, getting along with others, problem solving, fire drills, supervised medication procedures, and job training
  • As assigned, supervise residents during special activities, public performances and group gatherings, on and off campus

Direct Support Professional (DSP) Qualifications and Skills:

  • REQUIRED: Must be at least 21 years of age, have a valid Texas Driver’s License and good driving record
  • One year experience working in a residential setting with individuals with mental or physical challenges, or other relevant life experiences strongly preferred
  • Must possess good communication skills and professional manner when relating to staff, residents, vendors, and families
  • Must be organized; able to handle multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail

A few benefits we offer our employees:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision plans
  • 401k Retirement with employer matching
  • Paid Time Off (80 hours in your first year)
  • 7 paid holidays per year
  • Free meals available for specific shifts
  • Company-paid Life Insurance Long-Term Disability
  • Access to our state of the art gym facility