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Direct Support Professional (DSP)


This is a Full-time position in Lubbock, TX posted June 9, 2021.

Job DetailsLevelEntryJob LocationStar Abilities38th & I-27 – Lubbock, TXPosition TypePart-time/HourlyEducation LevelHigh School graduation or GEDSalary Range$9.93 – $12.75 HourlyTravel PercentageLocal Travel/Less than 25%Job ShiftAnyJob CategoryHealth CareDescriptionProviding behavior intervention, health, socialization, recreational, and personal care services and supports, outlined in the Individual Program Plan, for individuals receiving services. Provide assistance in personal hygiene tasks, ranging from total physical assistance to monitoring (including toileting, bathing, grooming, dressing, washing hands, brushing teeth, etc.) Provide physical assistance such as lifting people, assisting people with pivot transfer, and using adaptive equipment to/from wheelchair to bed, tub, shower, etc. Assist people with eating, ranging from total assistance to monitoring and teaching appropriate table manners and how to order food in a restaurant. Monitor or assist people with the taking of medications. Perform and/or assist in housekeeping duties, trash disposal, cleaning/sanitizing bathroom and house, laundry, sorting and folding clothing, and other related tasks. Provide training and support in a variety of areas, including socialization skills, recreational activities, shopping, community events, etc. Complete required documentation of services, including contact notes, mileage logs, service activity logs, time sheets, and other related documentation. Verbally communicates pertinent information to other trainers, nurses, supervisor, etc. Assist supervisor and other staff with special assignments and/or projects.AVAILABLE HOURS:6:00 am – 2:00 pm, Saturday & Sunday Female Only6:00 am – 9:00 am, Monday through Friday Female OnlyQualificationsGraduation from high school or equivalent (GED) with one year of related experience preferred. Some positions/shifts will require local travel using agency vehicles and/or personal vehicle with mileage reimbursement according to agency guidelines, for personal vehicle use. Must be able to speak English and write legibly and accurately in English. Must be able to attend required training and work assigned schedule. Knowledge and skill in operating standard office equipment (phone, copier, fax, etc.) and personal computer with Microsoft Office products is required. Candidate must have a valid Texas driver’s license, auto liability insurance, and insurability under Agency insurance.Updated 07-13-20