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Company: Texas Health and Human Services
Location: Richmond, TX
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Government Administration


Now offering up to $2,500.00 sign on bonus!! Terms and conditions apply.

Come work in an environment where we truly value and respect those we
serve and believe in the mission that all people can achieve a higher level of
wellness and independence.
The state supported living centers serve people with intellectual and
developmental disabilities who are medically fragile or who have behavioral
problems. The centers provide campus-based direct services and supports at
13 centers located throughout the state. href=https://hhs.texas.gov/services/disability/intellectual-or-developmental-
target=_blank>Learn About Our State Supported Living Centers

The state of Texas offers many hhs target=_blank>benefits to employees. HHSC is a qualifying
organization for the loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service target=_blank>Federal Public
Service Loan Forgiveness Program, which forgives the remaining balance
on college student Direct Loans after making 120 qualifying monthly payments.
We also offer BenefitsL target=_blank>excellent health benefits, a lifetime monthly href=https://ers.texas.gov/Benefits-at-a-Glance/Retirement
target=_blank>retirement annuityas well as href=https://ers.texas.gov/Active-Employees/Retirement/Texa$aver-
401(k)-457-Program target=_blank>401(k) and 457 Programs under the
Employees Retirement System of Texas.

If you are looking for a place to work where you can establish a career that is
filled with purpose, this is the job for you!

The Direct Support Professional (DSP) I works as part of a team that helps
people with intellectual disabilities achieve their goals. This includes routine
and emergency care, treatment, and training for people with intellectual
disabilities in various settings. Responsibilities can vary, and may include such
duties as grooming, bathing, feeding, observing and reporting individual's
conditions and behaviors; providing meaningful interactions with individuals,
participating in individualized training and/or active treatment programs for both
males and females. The DSP I documents information on the person's life,
such as things that occur throughout their daily schedule, how they respond to
activities on the home, training, and unusual incidents. Completion of work
requires use of simple and/or routine duties, while decision making is based on
guidance that will be provided to you as you are prepared for the job and from
other professional staff on your team. Work is in a team environment with
guidance provided through supervision and training. This position may be OR
is required to drive a state-owned vehicle.

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