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SC Department of Public Safety Direct Support Professional I - B (Direct Care) in Dorchester County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

Coastal Center is a residential facility of the SC Department of Disabilities and Special Needs. The Center serves residents of all ages with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Sign-On Bonus available for this position!

Adheres to agency written rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Ensures the health and safety of individuals with disabilities while following the assigned behavioral support plan (BSP). Provides direct hands-on individual care. Provides guidance to individuals with disabilities in the development of activities of daily living skills to include, but not limited to: brushing of teeth, bathing, hair care, manicuring, dressing, and toileting. Transports and monitors consumers/clients to off-campus appointments, programs and activities. Implements training and serves in programs as outlined in the individual support plan, assists with daily activities, and engages individuals with disabilities in group activities in accordance with the ICF/Individual Disabilities (ID) active treatment standards. In keeping with the individual support plan, completes timely and accurate data collection and/or assessments. Maintains documentation in compliance with agency policy and procedures. Reports significant events and suspected abuse immediately according to agency policy and procedures.

This position will serve as the building manager.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

A High School Diploma or GED (or equivalent) and one (1) year of successful employment in a direct care position. A valid SC Driver's License is required for this position.

Additional Comments

**The South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs supports a Referral Incentive Reward and a Retention Bonus program. You may contact Human Resource for further information.__

_SC DDSN provides affirmative action and equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons regardless of race, color, sex --including the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, national origin, age, religion, or disability. _

Salary: $18,593.00 - $34,402.00 Annually

Location: Dorchester County, SC

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Job Number: 112172

Closing: Continuous

Class Code: EC52

Position Number: 000000000

Normal Work Schedule: Other

Pay Band: Band 2

Hiring Range - Min.: $28,724.00

Opening Date: 02/17/2021

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency Specific Application Procedures: Please see our Agency Specific Application Procedures. You must complete all work history within the application form. An offer of employment in this position will be contingent upon the following: an acceptable review of your past employment history, personal references, other sources including, but not limited to, the criminal background check which will be conducted by SLED and/or the FBI; and receiving clearance from the DSS Child Registry Check that indicates no record of child abuse or neglect. Employment would also be contingent on your passing a pre-employment drug test. DDSN reserves the right to rescind any employment offer in the event our review of your background develops information, including opinions of previous employers or colleagues that cause us to conclude, at our sole discretion, that you are not suited for the position.

Normal Work Schedule (Other): 1st shift: 6:45 am - 3:15 pm / 2nd shift: 2:45 pm - 11:15 pm / 3rd shift: 10:45 pm - 7:15 am. This position is eligible to earn overtime according to the Fair Labor Standards Act guidelines. Covered nonexempt employees must receive overtime pay for hours worked over 40 per workweek at a rate not less than one and one-half times the regular rate of pay.

Veteran Preference Statement: South Carolina is making our Veterans a priority for employment in state agencies and institutions.

Agency: State of South Carolina DDSN-Coastal Regional Center

Address: 9995 Jamison Rd. Summerville, South Carolina, 29485

Phone: 843-873-5750