Residential Support Staff – 12a-8a (Mockingbird)

  • Facilitates consumers in daily living activities on an assigned shift, including but not limited to: personal hygiene, dining skills, housekeeping skills, social skills, and community access, etc.
  • Provides direct support to and assists consumers in training activities as specified in ISPs and activity schedules.
  • Aids in mobility as needed for those using wheelchairs and other assistive devices.
  • Assists in bedroom maintenance and teaches housekeeping skills and care of clothing.
  • Assists with meal service teach dining skills and promote social skills and personal dignity during meals.
  • Administers medications and treatments according to company policy.
  • Is assigned as a Primary Person (P2) for one or more consumers. Ensures the wellbeing at all times of the consumer(s) to whom the P2 is assigned.
  • Attends and successfully completes in-service training sessions as scheduled.
  • Serves as a role model and mentor to fellow Direct Support Professionals.
  • Completes data collection, observation notes, and daily reports as directed by agency policy and procedure.
  • Assists consumers in transportation as needed.
  • Participates as a member of the Individual Support Team giving input toward the consumer’s ISP.
  • Monitors consumers’ activities to ensure that safety and health care practices are observed. Ensures Universal Precaution Practices are observed.
  • Participates in and may be responsible for the daily operation of the home in one or more of the following areas: grocery shopping, overseeing consumers’ money, monitoring of the physical plant and van maintenance, or monitoring of the house medications.
  • Performs related duties as required or assigned to fulfill the agency philosophy and the goals and objectives of the program site.
  • Treats consumers with dignity and respect.
  • Promotes independence, choice, and empowerment of consumers.
  • Other duties as assigned.