Direct Support Professional (DSP) / Direct Care Worker Job – Toquerville, UT 52528

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Why You'll Love This Job

Why You'll Love This Job
Entry-Level. Hiring immediately!

Make a difference in an unparalleled residential treatment center, complete with comprehensive and therapeutically informed creative arts programs at Lava Heights Academy!

This tranquil group home setting is located in Toquerville,UT. As a Direct Care Worker / Direct Support Professional at Lava Heights Academy, you will work together with therapists and art professionals to help students learn to accept themselves, the ideas of others, and to welcome feedback and praise in a healthy manner.

We are hiring immediately for Direct Support Professionals / Direct Care Workers who have an interest in Mental Health and Social Services.
  • Excellent training to help you be an effective caregiver for at-risk youth
  • Keep a healthy work/life balance
  • Daily pay option available
  • No art experience required
Apply for this Direct Care Worker / Caregiver position today!

Responsibilities

Direct Support Professional (DSP) Responsibilities

  • Serve as a caregiver to supervise patient activity and monitor behavior at all times
  • Implement, coordinate and engage in emergency and crisis intervention strategies and responses
  • Assist in performing functional assessments of behaviors and developing intervention strategies
  • Provide and/or accompany transport and supervision of patients to appointments, meetings and site trips
  • Work with patients to ensure needs and schedules are met, and behavioral health plans followed as prescribed
  • Support the Director of Nursing, Unit Managers, supervisors and the inter-disciplinary behavioral health and mental health teams, including social workers, case managers and others

Qualifications

Direct Support Professional (DSP) Qualifications
  • Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent required
  • Associate degree OR previous experience in a mental health technician or social services role, such as a caregiver, direct care worker, direct support professional or other relevant position
  • Ability to comprehend/demonstrate an understanding of the developmental milestones of children
  • Current, valid state driver’s license; successful completion of background check and drug screen
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