Direct Support Professional

Rainbows is bringing potential to life and we’re seeking passionate and energetic candidates to consider for Direct Support Professional As a leading not-for-profit organization providing vital services to children with special needs and their families we are driven by strong guiding principles and supported by a highly talented and committed work force.

Job Description

A Direct Support Proffesional serves children age birth to 21 with developmental disabilities in a home or facility setting. This person will attend to daily living activities and maintain open communication with parents or guardians and the Program Coordinator.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist the client in a home or center based setting with activities of daily living as required
  • Maintain the physical environment in appropriate condition.
  • Provide input to parent/guardian/site coordinator regarding care and any accidents or problems.
  • Maintain open communication with parent/guardian.
  • Ability to comply with agency and departmental safety policies and procedures.
  • Ability to communicate in the English language
  • Maintain communication with the Program Coordinator or his/her designee
  • Other duties as assigned to meet the needs of the clients and program.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • 1 year working with children with developmental disabilities preferred. Experience working with individuals with challenging behaviors.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license.

IN-HOME SERVICES

Weekday-Part-time hours vary according to family needs.

Monday-Friday: 6:30 A.M. – 8:30 A.M Monday-Friday: 3:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.

Weekend-Part time hours

Saturday-Sunday: Anytime

Job Type: Part-time

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