Overview

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. The Direct Support Professional I will assume additional responsibilities than a Direct Support Professional, such as Job Coaching and will have higher qualifications.

  • Type: Full-Time or Part-Time (DSP)

  • Reports to: Residential Coordinator, Clinical Manager or Program Administrator

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 job coaching for clients as necessary

  6. Provide transportation for clients as necessary

  7. Assist with client transfers in and out of the vehicle

  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. Implement Behavioral Plan.

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

  14. Function as Team Leader as assigned.

  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 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

  • Associate Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to Human Supports preferred

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Valid Driver’s License

Physical Requirements:

  • This position requires walking, standing, stooping, sitting, kneeling, bending, pushing and pulling. You must be capable of lifting 50 pounds.