Direct Support Professional

In this role you are directly responsible for assisting clients in all aspects of daily living. You will directly work with the Program Administrator, Residential Manager, and Clinical Manager in implementing predicted outcomes for each client. You are a client advocate, assisting them in the development of social and daily living skills. Direct Support Professionals serve as advocates for clients by assisting them in the development of social and daily living skills.

  • Type: Part-Time

  • Reports to: Residential Coordinator or Staffing Coordinator

Job Responsibilities

Essential

  1. Comply with all Success Rehabilitation, Inc. policies and procedures as stated in all company manuals.

  2. Be familiar with the mission of Success Rehabilitation, Inc. and work towards assuring that mission is integrated as part of all job efforts.

  3. Work in residential areas and day program as assigned.

  4. Provide assistance to clients per ADL Profile as required

  5. Provide assistance for Vocational Support as assigned

  6. Provide transportation for clients as necessary

  7. Assist with medication administration per SRI policies after successful completion of medication training program and yearly practicums.

  8. Provide assistance on recreational activities as assigned.

  9. Complete all documentation fully and per procedures.

  10. Promptly report all significant incidents, crisis situations and other client/staff developments during shift per chain of command and complete proper documentation

  11. Implement and document outcome data as specified by Clinical Team.

  12. Assure client’s schedule is followed.

  13. Implement Behavioral Plan.

  14. Follow all Safety Policies and Procedures and use proper safety techniques as needed

  15. Meets company policy on attendance and punctuality

Non-essential

  1. Regularly attend and participate in staff meetings

  2. Attend all required training

  3. Report any noticeable facility/client maintenance issue to Program Administrator using the established procedure

Job Qualifications

  • At least 18 years old

  • High School Diploma or GED and six months experience in any of the following areas working with special populations: CNA, Human Supports Volunteer, Human Supports employment in direct care preferred, Equivalent life experience

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

Licenses and Certifications

  • Valid Driver’s License