HOMES FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING OF WIS Caregiver Direct Support Professional in WEST ALLIS, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: ID 2017-4073 Coach and mentor clients in their choices and actions in the areas of 1) daily living activities, 2) developing and maintaining positive self-image, 3) personal hygiene and health monitoring, 4) social and communication skills, 5) functional community skills, 6) recreational activities, and 7) budgeting and planning Follow directives documented in Behaviors Support Plan (BSP) when interacting with clients, including responding to verbal and physical aggression, property destruction, and elopement Follow appropriate restraint measures and defensive moves as needed to ensure physical safety of clients and staff Implement interventions that have been identified and developed for specific client situations Administer medications per policy and promptly report any errors or concerns with medication administration to the Supervisor Monitor clients for illness and injury. Document and report all concerns promptly to Supervisor. Follow procedures for taking action and notifying others. Maintain appropriate professional boundaries with clients, interacting with them in a sincere and meaningful way while maintaining a caregiver - client relationship An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer We maintain a drug-free workplace ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: Maintain self-composure and self-control under stressful conditions. Clients may exhibit physical aggression, challenging, or offensive behaviors Demonstrate effective written and oral English communication skills Successful completion of a pre-employment TB test and health screen ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: