Residential Direct Support Professional (DSP) (Thornton)

More Maitri, Inc.

84th near Huron

compensation: $18.00 - 20.00 per hour
employment type: full-time
job title: Residential Direct Support Professional (DSP)
non-profit organization

Are you compassionate, reliable, supportive and organized? If you are looking for a non-traditional job that will allow you to directly enhance the lives of others, then this is the job for you!

About More Maitri, Inc:

We are a non-profit human service agency dedicated to providing supports and services to persons with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Our philosophy is loving-kindness to all beings, beginning with oneself.

Hiring For:

· Residential Direct Support Professional (DSP/PCA/DCW) Multiple shifts available

**More Maitri, Inc. will provide the Colorado state required training for the position listed including: QMAP (Medication Administration, CPR/First Aid, and CPI (Non-Violent Crisis Intervention) **

Job Description:

Residential Direct Care Staff work with developmentally and intellectually disabled individuals in their home setting teaching residents basic living skills. They assist clients with various appointments and helping with other living skills like doing laundry, cooking, personal hygiene, and personal life goals.


· Daily documentation and tracking

· Supervising and observing participants at all times to ensure their safety

· Teaching problem solving, conflict resolution and life skills

· Transporting clients to and from outings, day program, etc…

· Come up with projects, ideas, tasks, etc… to engage with participants

· Be a leader, while allowing room for participants to direct their creative process


· High School Diploma or GED

· Valid driver’s license, dependable vehicle and current car insurance

· Demonstrated abilities to maintain confidentiality, listen and respond to requests

· Excellent written and oral communication skills

· Initiative and flexibility

· Strong project/time management and organizational skills

· Detail oriented

· Ability to lift 50lbs

Benefits Offered:

Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Health insurance
Paid sick time
Paid time off
Vision insurance

· After 90 days of full-time employment we offer Health, Dental, Vision and Vacation Leave

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $18.00 - 20.00 per hour


Caregiving: 1 year (Required)

Driver's License (Required)
Work Location: One location

Job Type: Full-time
In Person


12 hour shift
Day shift
Evening shift
Night shift
Ability to commute/relocate:

Thornton, CO 80260: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Responsibilities:
- Provide direct care and support to individuals with disabilities in a home care or assisted living setting- Assist with activities of daily living (ADLs) such as bathing, dressing, grooming, and toileting- Ensure the safety and well-being of residents by following established protocols and resident rights- Administer medications and document accurately according to HIPAA regulations- Assist with meal preparation and ensure dietary needs are met- Engage residents in social activities and provide emotional support- Collaborate with social workers, healthcare professionals, and other team members to develop and implement care plans- Maintain accurate records and documentation of services provided Experience:
- Previous experience in a similar role or a background in social work or healthcare is preferred
- Familiarity with assisting individuals with disabilities or elderly individuals is a plus
- Knowledge of ADLs and experience with lifting and transferring techniques
- Understanding of HIPAA regulations and maintaining confidentiality
- Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
- Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build rapport with residents, families, and team members
- Compassionate and patient demeanor when working with individuals who may have behavioral challenges or cognitive impairments
- Ability to adapt to changing situations and prioritize tasks effectively
- Proficient in using computer systems for documentation purposes. We offer competitive compensation, flexible scheduling options, ongoing training opportunities, and a supportive work environment. If you are passionate about providing quality care to individuals in need, we encourage you to apply for this rewarding position. Note: This job description is intended to provide a general overview of the position. It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the role.
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