Direct Support Professional - Part Time
Company: Region V Services
Posted on: November 26, 2022
HIRING BONUS OF UP TO $600.00. APPLY TODAY!
Direct Support Professionals (DSP's) assist people with
intellectual and/or developmental disabilities in realizing their
full potential and becoming valued and participating members in our
communities. DSP's are provide training and support for individuals
with disabilities in their homes and/or various community
locations. This support and training will enhance the individual's
competencies and help him/her achieve individual goals and build
goals and relationships within the community.
The person in this position may be required to work in a variety of
locations. The hours will be scheduled based on individual needs
available scheudles nclude evenings, overnights, weekends and
holidays. Attendance will be required at various training sessions
which will allow the DSP to expand their knowledge and provide
Region V Services is hiring for both full time and part time
postiions. A variety of schedules are available to meet your
availabilty. Apply to day to find a shift that is right for you!
Check out our webiste and apply today!
Ensuring a meaningful day for individuals by providing systematic
training and customized supports based on their individual needs
and desired outcomes.
Attend and participate in team meetings to ensure that the training
and supports that are developed for individuals are truly what the
individual needs and desires.
Work with the individual, his/her family, and other team members in
identifying the person's desired outcomes. This includes
participation in the completion of any assessments/evaluations as
recommended by the IPP team.
Develop training programs and maintain accurate data collection,
records, and report as required to maintain accountability and meet
Monitor training programs regularly to enhance personal growth and
ensure individual progress by making changes as necessary.
Serve as a positive role model and trainer for the individual in
regards to socially enhancing behavior, personal hygiene, language,
personal grooming, etc., while utilizing teachable moments.
Work cooperatively with consultants, supervisors, and other agency
staff to assist all personnel in meeting the needs of the
Instruct, follow, and enforce safety precautions in accordance with
federal, state, local and Region V Services rules, regulations and
Maintain a flexible schedule which can be adjusted to meet
individual needs for training and support.
Assist the individual in meeting their nutritional and dietetic
Be certified as a Medication Aide, if required, and follow all laws
and regulations in the administration of medication.
Provide necessary supervision and training to the individual in
various environments within their community to increase valued
Assist individuals in enhancing their image within the community by
maintaining their personal appearance and hygiene.
Provide transportation and support as needed for the individual to
improve their community access skills.
Attend staff meetings, training conferences, and other
developmental sessions as required to continue to improve job
Assist individuals in managing their personal funds with strict
adherence to Region V Services procedures.
Perform other duties, as assigned to meet the needs of Region V
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of training individuals with developmental disabilities
Ability to work with individuals with special needs, including
Ability to contribute positively to the work team.
Ability to meet the physical demand of the service location.
Lifting may be required at the service location. If lifting or
other adaptive equipment is available, it MUST be used.
Nineteen (19) years of age or older. If less than 19 years of age,
Executive Director approval will be required.
Ability to accept directions and follow through with completion of
Ability to identify and report situations requiring supervisor's
Type of Qualifying Education, Training and Experience
High school diploma, GED, or equivalent knowledge.
Prefer one year experience in the field of human services.
Possession of a driver's license valid in the state of Nebraska or
other adequate means of transportation.
Will be subject to criminal history APS and CPS background check.
May be subject to drug and alcohol screen.
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