Direct Support Professional for young man in Potomac, MD

Potomac, MD
Salary: $15.00 /hour

A young man in Potomac is seeking a part time direct support staff to work for him 3 Sundays per month as well as back up during the week when his primary full time staff is unavailable. The work hours will entail two Sundays a month for 5 hours from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 1 Sunday a month for 4 hours from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., on a regular basis and provide back up support Monday – Friday from 3 p.m. – 10 p.m. & Saturday 8 a.m. – 1 p.m as needed when his primary staff is out.

His staff will work alongside this young man’s nurse or family and will be responsible to support him through neighborhood walks/rolls, visits to the zoo/nearby parks, mall and happenings in his community as time permits. They will facilitate his communications and activities using an iPad.

The ideal person has worked for youth with significant developmental and medical disabilities and has helped bridge connections to the things that they are interested in doing in their communities. Experience with IPad applications is a plus.

Must be okay with dogs as the young man has an extremely friendly medium size dog. Current CPR/First Aid certification and a clean criminal background and driving record required.

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