Direct Support Associate

United Community Supports

Direct Support Associate

Fort Washington, MD
Part Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    We currently seek team members to help mentor and provide support to adults with disabilities.

    The hired team member will work in Fort Washington, MD. The expected schedule is below.

    • TUESDAYS: 4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • THURSDAYS: 4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • FRIDAYS: 2:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • SATURDAYS: 2:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    The Community Mentor is a member of our Personal Supports Team and the selected team member will specifically be responsible for the following.

    • Visiting clients in their home
    • Assisting client with activities of daily living (eating, bathing, grooming, dressing, toileting etc.)
    • Providing support with activities in the community and in the home environment
    • Assisting clients with life skills
    • Must be willing to take clients to appointments and outings.

    QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

    • MUST HAVE AT LEAST 1 YEAR EXPERIENCE SUPPORTING AN INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES
    • Must be at least 18 years of age
    • Must demonstrate excellent English language and writing skills
    • Demonstrated excellent organization and communication skills.
    • Must have a valid driver's license and a working car
    • Must have current CPR certification (training is provided if needed)
    • Background checks and reference checks will be performed prior to hire