POSITION TITLE | Direct Service Provider (DSP) - SCC Activity Driver
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Salary: $14.00 per hour
JOB DESCRIPTION | Caring Hands Community Services is hiring a direct care staff member that is enthusiastic, compassionate, kind, and reliable.
JOB PURPOSE: Provide One on One supported community connections services for one individual Monday-Thursday or possibly Monday - Friday. Provide hands-on assistance with self-care. Assist with community-based activities that are designed to emphasize communication, social skills, self-care, and emotional health. Aid with the developmental of gross and fine motor skills. Support improved leisure skills and independence.
ESSENTIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DIRECT CARE STAFF ARE:
Commitment and dedication to Caring Hands' mission and core values, Compassion for and desire to work with the elderly and disabled, Ability to communicate successfully with clients, vendors, and team members, ability to handle multiple priorities, possess written and verbal skills for effective communication. Ability to demonstrate good judgment, problem solving and decision-making skills.
Experience working directly with individuals with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities preferred but is not required.
· Be at least 23 years' old (to drive)
· Must have full coverage auto insurance
· Must have a vehicle in good working condition and that meets CHCS safety inspection requirements. Vehicle can not be a van model - individual fears vans.
· Be able to pass a CBI background check
· Possess a valid Colorado driver's license.
· Must consent to a pre-employment drug screen
· A clean motor vehicle driving record: No "DUI" or "DWI" convictions.
o No suspended, revoked, denial, or cancellation in the last 5 years.
o Not more than four (4) points within the last twelve (12) months and no more than six (6) points in the past three (3) years against their driver's license.
· Must be able to push client (250 lbs.+) on wheelchair up/down ramps
· Transport clients to the client's home
· Schedule/Hours: Monday-Thursday: 9:30am-4:00pm or Monday - Friday 9:30am -3:00pm
Role: Direct Service Provider (DSP) – SCC Activity Driver
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