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Direct Support Assistant Job in Toledo, Ohio US

Direct Support Assistant

Richard Health Systems/ Absolute Richards Supportive Living - Toledo, OH

Posted: 8/5/2022 - Expires: 5/2/2023

Job ID: 221288313


Job Description

Direct Support Professional Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides direct care to those with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • Performs personal care tasks, including assistance with basic personal hygiene and grooming, feeding, and ambulation, medical monitoring, and health care related tasks.
  • Fosters positive relationships between caretakers and individuals served.
  • Ensures client safety and maintaining a safe environment.
  • Reminds and assists clients with self-administration of medications (with proper training).
  • Encourages self-help activities.
  • Reports changes in client’s condition or family situation to administrators and supervisors.
  • Documents services provided.
  • Performs home management functions such as light housekeeping, laundry, bed making, and cleaning.
  • Plans meals, shopping for groceries, preparing and serving food/meals, feeding and clean-up.
  • Accompanies clients to scheduled appointments and transports clients or running errands for clients.
  • Assists with toileting, including bedpans, urinals, and commode chairs as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Direct Support Professional Qualifications / Skills:

    • Ability to work in a group home, home-like settings
    • Communication skills (verbally and written) with all levels of personnel, internal and external to the company
    • Ability to handle physical aspects of job, including bending, stooping, lifting, pushing, pulling, reaching, and walking for periods of time

    Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:

    • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent
    • 18 years of age or older
    • Valid driver’s license

Contact Information

Personal Contact:
Richard Health Systems/Absolute Richard
5237 Renwyck Drive
Toledo, OH 43615

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Attained Certificate of equivalency for a HS degree
Work Days:
Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Job Reference Code
Hiring Bonus and Referral Bonus
Licenses / Certifications:
Display Recommended WorkKeys®Recommended WorkKeys®:
Applied Math: 3
Graphic Literacy: 3

Workplace Documentation: 3