DSW– Division 1 Floater (Direct Support Worker)
SUMMARY: This work involves the teaching, training, guiding and supervision of adult clients in Division 1.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following; other duties may be assigned.
- Provide supervision, training and direct care as requested and/or needed to individuals assigned. This may include working with a client, one-on-one, assisting with client’s job and responsibilities and perform any duty necessary to ensure quality and client success.
- Organize, formulate and implement job training to address daily living, social interactions, communications, health/hygiene, safety, team work, vocational skills and provide hands-on training to individuals.
- Conducts, develops and participates in assessment procedures for determining individual needs.
- Provides input to QDDP for individual service plans (ISP) for clients within the program. Must attend ISP meetings as required by regulations.
- Participate in the staffing of clients after the evaluation has been completed, as necessary.
- Maintain a realistic work environment with special emphasis on proper safety procedures and work site employer’s policies in the completion of client’s duties.
- Complete daily charting, weekly and monthly reports, work orders, requisitions and time sheets.
- Evaluate instructional plan and client progress efficiently, accurately, and within appropriate timelines.
- Obtain and use the proper personal protective equipment/clothing (PPE) for clients according to the job demands.
- Ensure Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) of products used in the completion of job site demands are acquired and that sheets are read and understood by self and clients.
- Coordinate and participate in outings in the community to address clients’ needs as assigned.
- Conduct inventory inspections of quality and quantity of equipment and products.
- Complete work orders along with immediate notification to supervisors concerning equipment that does not work or works improperly.
- Assists in the development and participates in productivity (time) study procedures for determining commensurate wages as per Department of Labor regulations within appropriate timelines.
- Provide personal care as per regulations for individuals served. Give daily work instruction and / or assignments to individuals within the designated program.
- Assist in the pricing, scheduling of delivery or distribution of services and products, as needed.
- Order all materials and supplies following the purchasing policies to fulfill program needs.
- Be able to maintain effective working relationships and contribute to building a positive team spirit.
- Follow all TARC’s policies and procedures. Perform any other job duties as assigned.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.