Resources For Human Development, Inc.
Requisition Number: PA014-DRSPP-H-08-2018-01
Job Title: Direct Support Professional
City: Philadelphia
State: PA

Minimum Degree Required: A - High School/GED
Minimum Years of Experience: 0
Salary Range: $12.30 - $12.30/hour

Direct Support Professional

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Description/Job Summary

Direct Support Professionals

Kailo Haven is an entry-level program (Safe Haven) for homeless persons who are dealing with issues of mental illness and/or substance abuse. The Kailo Haven philosophy is to provide a safe environment that promotes healing and validates the individual worth of all community members. Kailo Haven engages individuals where they are to build self-esteem through community involvement (house meetings, Trauma Recovery meetings etc.)

Kailo Haven is seeking on-call Direct Support Professionals.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Assist residents with medication as needed.
  • Heat/Serve meals and other light kitchen duties.
  • Assist residents with conflict resolution.
  • Complete progress notes, intakes, incident reports, and other documentation as needed.
  • Complete rounds in an effort to ensure residents safety.
  • Attend meetings, supervisions, and trainings as directed.
  • Assist with resident activities and appointments as needed.
  • Facilitate and do light cleaning.
  • Drive company vehicle to assist residents in making appointments as needed.
  • Adhere to the values, policies, and procedures of Kailo Haven and RHD.
  • Other duties as required by the management team.

Job Requirements/Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma/GED
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Good writing skills
  • Proficient in computer skills
  • Can lift 30 pounds
  • Can walk three flights of steps eight times per shift

Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, and veteran or disability status.
 
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Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.