Direct Support Associate

United Community Supports

Direct Support Associate

Bowie, 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 BOWIE, MD. The expected schedule is below.

    • Saturdays: 10 am - 7 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