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Direct Support Professional V (Direct Care) [0465] E

Location & Program:
Amarillo, Texas – Alternate Living (Wayne)

Salary Range:

Salary: $15.66/hr

Shift Available: Full-time

Shift Available: Tue – Fri splits from 6 am – 9 am & 3 pm – 10 pm; and any relief

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Staff will maintain ethical and professional communications at all times using respectful Trauma-Informed Care language
  • The Direct Support Professional V (DSP V) performs direct care services for with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in a residential setting
  • Responsible for training, transporting, cooking, feeding, bathing, toileting, and other duties associated with daily living

Required qualifications to be successful in the job:

  • No experience required
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Minimum of eighth grade reading-comprehension level as evidenced by score on the Adult Basic Learning Examination (ABLE) test; or
  • One semester (12 semester hours) of accredited college work
  • Must have a valid Texas driver’s license and be insurable under agency vehicle policy
  • Must be 18 years of age or older

Preferred qualifications to be successful in the job:

  • Some experience in therapeutic activities
  • Bilingual and/or American Sign Language skills
  • Four (4) years of experience in teaching multi-disabled adults in groups and individual settings through Person Directed Plan methodology
  • Four (4) years working experience in performing, training, and monitoring behavior therapy techniques and response documentation

At TPC, passion and meaningful work is rewarded! We offer employees: 

  • Click here for TPC’s FY2023 Summary of Benefits
  • Robust benefit offerings – Medical, Urgent Care visits for a low $10 co-pay, Dental, and Vision
  • Employer paid life insurance (1.5 times employee’s salary)
  • Staff automatically enrolled into a 457 Retirement Account at 1% of their annual salary. Employer Match 1% higher than employee’s contribution up to 6% in the 403 (b) or 457 Retirement Savings Plan
  • Paid time off – PTO accrual, Holidays
  • One (1) annual Mental Health Floating Holiday and one (1) annual Celebrate Diversity Day available to staff after 90 days of employment
  • Additional Supplemental Coverage available i.e. Disability, Accidental, Cancer, Critical Care, and Section 125 Flexible Spending Account Plan
  • 501(c)(3) designation – you can apply the for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness
  • Teladoc – gives you or your immediate family members in the household access to a medical provider free of charge via telephone or video
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – gives you or your immediate family members in the household access to behavioral health, financial, and legal counseling in person or via telephone
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