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Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Monday, 26 October, 2020

Direct Support Professional, In-Home Care

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Respite care aide will provide care in the home of the consumer, enabling the family caregiver to have free times.


  • Assistance with personal hygiene;
  • Provide a safe environment for the consumer;
  • Provides companionship in the consumer’s home;
  • Meal preparation; and
  • Light housekeeping.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Be at least eighteen (18) years of age;
  • Be acceptable to the client;
  • Be certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and thereafter obtain CPR certification annually;
  • Demonstrate that he or she is free from communicable disease as confirmed by annual PPD Skin Test or documentation from a physician stating that the person is free from communicable disease;
  • Have the ability to communicate with the client;
  • Be able to read and write the English language;
  • Have a high school diploma or general equivalency development (GED) certificate;
  • Be able to recognize an emergency and be knowledgeable about emergency procedures;
  • Agree to carry out the responsibilities to provide homemaker services consistent with the client’s IHP or ISP;
  • Complete Phase I and II orientation training approved by DDA;
  • Meet the minimum training and qualifications of a personal care aide, as set forth in Section 938 of Chapter 9 of Title 29 DCMR.
4130 Hunt Place, NE
Washington, DC 20019

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