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Direct Support Professional - Live In
KenCrest is seeking someone for a unique position to help provide care, supervision, and support to two young adult individuals with intellectual disabilities in the Pottstown area.
This position would be in a residential setting in an idyllic rural area (a large manor house on approximately 6 acres of beautiful land).
You would have opportunities to help guide each individual to develop and grow towards greater independence.
This community driven model allows these young adults with different abilities a sense of purpose in the adult world and helps them to reach their full potential both in the home and in their surrounding community.
You are vital to that journey!
Some of What You Do :
Help the individuals with household care
Shopping trips, cooking meals together, vacuuming,and cleaning, how to do laundry
Provide well-balanced, nutritious meals
Follow any established diet plans and / or feeding protocols as outlined in the individual ISP or nursing protocol
Encourage and assist as necessary with personal hygiene care
Bathing, brushing teeth, toileting individuals who need assistance with these tasks.
Transport individuals to appointments, jobs, and a variety of community activities
Assist in feeding and caring for chickens on the property and maintaining the property gardens
Participate in recreational activities such as daily walks, arts and crafts (they have a yarn loom!), birthday parties, seasonal festivities and more
Administer medications accurately and in accordance with policies, procedures, medical and / or behavioral protocols.
Complete forms and reports as directed by the House Manager, including entries in the daily log book
Maintain petty cash record
What You Need :
High school diploma or GED
Valid driver’s license and clean driving record - will have access to company vehicle
Clear criminal record background check in accordance with state requirements
Ability to pass all required training, including CPR, First Aid, and Medication Administration - KenCrest will provide all necessary training
Ability to understand and follow spoken and written instructions in English
What We Offer :
- A private room in stunning country manor home and all meals are provided
- Paid-Time-Off Benefits (PTO)
- Medical & Dental Insurance / Health Advocate program
Life Insurance / Disability Insurance
Retirement Savings Accounts
Schedule & Rate : Full-Time, 40 hour a week minimum as schedule requires, $12.50 per hour