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


tarting salary of $2,486.72

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. Our vision is to help make this a world where
people lead meaningful, independent lives. If you are looking for a place to
work where you can kick-start a career that is filled with purpose, this is the job
for you.

The state of Texas offers many benefits to employees, including competitive
salaries, career advancement, health and dental insurance, and paid vacation
and sick leave.

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 is required to
drive a state-owned vehicle.

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