Job Opening: Direct Support Professional IV-Home Supv.-Home 665

Company
HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION
Location
San Antonio, TX
Posted on
November 22, 2023

Job/Position DescriptionDirect Support Professional IV-Home Supv.-Home 665This position may be eligible to earn additional pay for work performed on evenings, nights and/or weekends.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. Learn About Our State Supported Living Centers{target="blank"}The state of Texas offers many benefits{target="blank"} to employees. HHSC is a qualifying organization for the Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program{target="blank"}, which forgives the remaining balance on college student Direct Loans after making 120 qualifying monthly payments. We also offer excellent health benefits{target="blank"}, a lifetime monthly retirement annuity{target="blank"}as well as 401(k) and 457 Programs{target="blank"} 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) IV serves as home supervisor appointed by and responsible to the Unit Director. The home supervisor is responsible to ensure that care, treatment, training, and support activities are completed in the assigned home, including supervising and monitoring the activities of other direct support staff. The home supervisor performs administrative and programming duties that include supervising and evaluating direct care staff within the unit. The home supervisor may delegate portions of these responsibilities and sufficient authority for fulfillment but may not relinquish overall responsibility for results. The home supervisor is also responsible for quality active treatment and operation of the unit. The home supervisor may be asked to assume the duties of the Unit Director in his/her absence. Works under limited supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. This position is required to drive a state-owned vehicle. Essential Job FunctionsAttends work on a regular basis and may be required to work a specific shift schedule or, at times, even a rotating schedule, extended shift and/or overtime in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned. May serve in an on-call status on a rotating schedule as required to meet operational needs of the facility.Arranges work schedules to ensure adequate coverage and staff/individual ratiosMonitors/documents individual participation/progression for effective communication with other staffEnsure efficient delivery of care, training, and support activities on the unit through supervision of activities and work behaviors or assig https://jobshrportal.hhsc.state.tx.us/ENG/CareerPortal/job_profile.cfm?szOrderID=589103 Copy the URL in the preceding sentence to an Internet Explorer browser to apply to the job directly through the Texas Health and Human Services Career Portal.

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