Direct Support Professional - Residential
Company: Seven Hills Foundation
Posted on: June 8, 2021
Cares for groups of students under supervision of Supervisor and
Unit Director, by performing the following duties.
Ensures that all essential student needs are met on the unit
each shift, according to guidelines.Instructs students regarding
desirable behavioral, health, hygiene, and personal habits as they
apply to Stetson School policy and procedure.Demonstrates, through
actions, support for the program's ACORN approach to treatment, and
the attendant focus on awareness of the impact of trauma,
developing social competencies, healthy attachment, self
regulation, and the student rehabilitation process.Facilitates
scheduled student visits, and treats family and visitors with
dignity and respect.Ensures telephone and mail contact between
family or other identified supportive adults in accordance with the
individual service plan and program rules and standards.
Demonstrates care giver qualities that treat all students with
dignity and respect. Prevents interactions that are not sanctioned
within the rules, practices, and policies of Stetson School.
Prevents actions and disparaging comments that may be considered
horseplay, roughhousing, and/or derogatory comments and demeaning
gestures.Maintains appropriate staff to student interactions
including professional boundaries. Acts as a role model and
reinforces pro-social behaviors.Maintains constant visual and
auditory supervision of students.Follows all rules noted in A Guide
to Supervision of Students at Stetson School.Transitions students
to designated program activities in accordance with program
procedures.Randomly conducts room checks of students at intervals
no longer than 10 minutes, performing such tasks as checking to
visually verify that each student is in the appropriate
Associates Degree in field related to human services; or 6
months experience working in the field of human services with a
minimum of Certificate of Achievement from public high school in
Massachusetts, documentation of home schooling equivalent to a high
school diploma, GED, or High School Diploma. Specialized training
or specific skills; student intern experience or volunteer work may
be credited toward experience.Requires a current valid driver's
license from state of residence.
Keywords: Seven Hills Foundation, Brockton , Direct Support Professional - Residential, Other , Carver, Massachusetts
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