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Direct Support Professional-Kent County

at Resources for Human Development, Inc. in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Description
The Direct Support Professional is responsible for safety and supervision of our consumers with Intellectual Developmental Disabilities, Behavioral health histories to facilitate healthy and socially acceptable behaviors while living in community-based sites. This position will coordinate with clinical staff, implement residentially based interventions and assist the clients in achieving their clinical assignments. The DSP is responsible for fulfilling the obligations as outlined in the client's program plan. The DSP will prompt or assist, as necessary, to ensure the clients participate in the activities of daily living, in both the home and the community. A commitment to theRHDvalues should be demonstrated as job duties are performed
Provide supervision of individuals in accordance with the person-centered ISP; supporting someone to work towards outcomes identified in ISP and other Person-Centered Support Plans
Complete required documentation*Administer Medication
Provide transportation to consumers*Support consumers in activities of daily living, meal prep, toileting, hygiene, as appropriate
Assist in Community Integration Activities and access to community Supports including medical appointments, social security access, etc.
Complete all other miscellaneous tasks as assigned by supervisor
Requirements
High School diploma or GED is required, associates or bachelor's degree is preferred
Basic computer and internet literacy with the ability to utilize applications like emails, time recording and other programs to enter and retrieve data as necessary to perform the essential functions of the job.
Prior experience in the human services field, preferred.
Valid driver's license
Subject to employment screenings, including FBI clearance. if applicable
Passing a math test associated with LLAM requirement
Choices provides a wide range of residential options, non-traditional day programming, consultative nursing and behavioral services and other support services to support individuals with developmental and other disabilities achieve their personal goals by expanding their horizons and opportunities in the community. Our program goals and implementation strategies of delivering quality services are based on Person-Centered Planning, safe community inclusion and participation, improving life skills, self-independence and sufficiency.

Mainstay Delaware provides quality residential services, non-traditional day programming, consultative nursing and behavioral services and other support services to support individuals with developmental and other disabilities achieve their personal goals by expanding their horizons and opportunities in the community. Our program goals and implementation strategies of delivering quality services are based on Person-Centered Planning, safe community inclusion and participation, improving life skills, self-independence and sufficiency for persons receiving services.

Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.

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Job Posting: 1259963

Posted On: Apr 16, 2024

Updated On: May 16, 2024

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