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Direct Support Professional

Pathways for People, Inc.   Cary, NC   Full-time     Mental Health
Posted on November 15, 2022

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Pathways for People (PFP) is a human service agency providing services to individuals with Intellectual Disabilities in the community and in a Day Program setting. PFP is seeking a motivated self-starter, responsible for providing 1:1 habilitative services to consumers in accordance with the individualized plan of care. Full time and Part time hours available. Position includes competitive wages, health insurance options and $100 sign on bonus after completing 45 days of work. 

General Duties and Responsibilities (at a minimum):

-Establish and maintain a caring, therapeutic relationship with consumers, while ensuring their safety, health and well being
-Provide input in goal development for each consumer and implement individualized treatment plans.
-Provide an appropriate level of supervision to consumers at all times.
-Serve as a positive, healthy role model, companion and mentor to consumers.
-Defuse and de-escalate behaviors during outbursts/follow the strategies outlined in the individualized behavior plan (as appropriate)
-Act as an inspirational force, focusing on creating a safe, fun, socially stimulating environment for consumers.
-Ensure that all personal care needs are met
-Provide transportation for consumers to appointments, programs, and scheduled activities as appropriate.
-Record accurate and informative daily progress notes according to the individualized plan of care.

Qualifications

-Must possess good leadership and interpersonal skills.
-A high school diploma or equivalent required 
-Must have a valid driver's license, and vehicle that is insured with current registration and inspections.