Become a Direct Support Professional

Help transform lives in your career

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Direct Support Specialist Responsibilities…

•Full range of personal care to individuals with disabilities.
•Transport individuals to appointments, workshops, employment opportunities, and/or social events.
•Accompany individuals on scheduled outings & activities in order to promote community inclusion.
•Converse with residents to reinforce positive behaviors and to promote social interaction.
•Prepare healthy and well-balanced meals for residents.
•Transport and accompany individuals to physician appointments & medical procedures.
•Shopping with allotted funds for residents’ personal needs.
•Clean, organize and maintain the individual’s residential space.
•Provide support & care to adults with feeding, walking & toileting issues.
•Must be able to regularly lift or carry up to 50lbs. Heavier lifting  is occasionally required.

Skills Needed:
•High school or equivalent education.
•Minimum of 6 months of continuous, verifiable work experience.
•Experience working in patient care or with individuals with disabilities preferred.
•Must have current & valid OH driver’s license as well as personal car insurance.
•Must possess First Aid, CPR, AED & Medication Administration Certifications (if certifications are needed, trainings can be provided).

***Regular attendance is a necessary & essential function.***

Why Goodwill Columbus?

•Support Roles Start at $11.10/HR •Floaters Make $14/HR!
•Full-Time & Part-Time Opportunities
•Flexible Hours & Weekend Shifts Available
•Opportunity to Help those in your Community
•Stable Company that has been in Business for over 75 Years