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 DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES DIVISION

Position Announcement

 

Support Specialist
 

Position Number: 3072
 

Responsibilities:

Provides quality care, training, support and supervision to individuals with intellectual disabilities in a center-based or community-based program. Hours of the program may include weekdays, weekends, and evenings.  Monitors and maintains the safety and wellness of individuals. Provides a wide array of activities and experiences that will enhance the lives of individuals with intellectual disabilities. Provides recreation and socialization to individuals in a variety of community settings. Provides transportation for community activities. Maintains individual records and documentation according to all applicable standards.

 

Requirements:

Minimum Requirements 

M1:  High school diploma or equivalent.

M2:  Physically able to push wheelchair, assist with transfers, and be on your feet for extended periods of time.

M3:  Valid drivers’ license and safe driving record


Preferred Requirements

P1:  Experience with providing personal care.

P2:  Experience with documentation/paperwork.

P3:  Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities

P4:  Experience working specifically with individuals with intellectual disabilities

P5:  CPR and/or First Aide and Medication training and/or Therapeutic Options

Fingerprints, State and FBI criminal record reports, drug test, and central registry (CANIS) report will be required upon request.
 

ANNUAL SALARY RANGE:
$24,669 to $38,852  Excellent fringe benefits.

 

REPLY BY: Position will remain open until filled.

To be considered for a position, reply by sending application package consisting of:

  1. Completed Qualification Assessment Addendum (Click HERE) to determine if you meet the qualifications for this position

  2. Completed Danville-Pittsylvania Community Services' application (Click HERE)

  3. Resume

Jeannie Eanes

Assistant Director of Human Resources

Danville-Pittsylvania Community Services

245 Hairston Street

Danville, Virginia 24540

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Application packages received incomplete will not be processed.

EOE

 

Applications may be obtained at the Hairston Street or Gretna offices, by calling (434) 799-0456, Ext. 3075, or by printing one from the Application Page of this Web Site.

 

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