Direct Support Professional
Company: Resources for Human Development
Posted on: May 19, 2019
DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL
The mission of Resources for Human Development (RHD) is to provide
caring, effective and innovative services that empower people of
all abilities as they build better lives for themselves, their
families and their communities. RHD s multi-faceted programs serve
people with a variety of challenges that include intellectual and
developmental disabilities, mental illness, substance abuse and
Resources for Human Development (RHD) Rhode Island is a day program
that serves individuals with developmental disabilities. This
creative, fun, intellectually stimulating, art-based day program
provides family support services, community job development and
supported employment services. School Services works with students
in 6 different school departments from East Providence to
Job Summary - Direct Support Professional (DSP)
The DSP will provide center-based and community-based direct
support to adults with developmental disabilities. Upon completion
of paid training, staff will work one-to-one with our participants
providing a variety of community-based supports and instruction,
including: independent and Activities of Daily Living (ADL)
skill-building, job-coaching and community integration.
* Provide supervision and guidance for residents during skills
* Implement individual treatment plans for participants
* Assist with daily living activities, including assisting with
* Develop a rapport with participants and cultivate a safe and
* Update participants' case notes on a daily basis
* Ensure an appropriate staff-to-client ratio at all times
* Other duties as assigned
RHD is seeking to fill full-time and part-time positions.
Scheduling is flexible as well, with a variety of day, evening and
weekend shifts available.
Starting pay is $11.00/hr. plus mileage reimbursement. Interested
candidates should fill out the online application and attach a
Qualified candidates will have, at a minimum:
* A high school diploma/GED
* Working vehicle
* Valid driver s license (with clean driviing record) ,current
registration and insurance
* A BCI background check with no disqualifying offenses
Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender
identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information,
veteran, or disability status.
Keywords: Resources for Human Development, Providence , Direct Support Professional, Other , Providence, Rhode Island
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