Direct Support Professional
Submitted on December 10, 2012 at 10:59 AM
Company: Resources for Human Development
Brief Company Description: RHD Nashville is a supervised, community-based residential program designed to provide a range of established and innovative rehabilitation strategies for adults with developmental abilities who may be at-risk or in need of clinical treatment. The program focuses on accountability, competence, least restrictive alternative, normalization, due process and control.
(615) 264 - 8663
Job Type: Part time
Hours: we operate 24-7 - three shifts available.
Start Date: December 10, 2012
Compensation: 8-9.00 per hour
Education Level: High school
No experience required
Direct Support Professionals are responsible for operation of the living units/households of individuals within the programs service delivery system. The Direct Support Professional will work, in conjunction with the Site Supervisor, and all professional staff, in the comprehensive delivery of services to the individuals. The Direct Support Professional is responsible for direct supervision of the Individuals we serve, assisting in the development and implementation of individualized support plans, providing support and assistance to Site Supervisors during times of crisis. The successful candidte will be able to engage Individuals in their homes and in the community with activities that are personalized to the Individual.
This position carries with it the ability to exercise good judgement, decision making skills and the ability to write. This position also requires some degree of professionalism.
A service provided by the Office of Career Placement.