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Substitute Direct Support Professional

Company: Duet
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Job TitleSubstitute Direct Support ProfessionalHours Required0Job Description and HoursThe Direct Support Professional/Residential, under the supervision of the Residential Manager or Residential Facility Supervisor, is responsible for direct care and supports to individuals receiving residential services. The job emphasis is on giving the persons in service the opportunity to make decisions and to participate in the community. The working hours are varied and can include daytime, evening, overnight and weekend hours.Unlock your potential with Duet. About Us:At Duet (formerly ENCOR), we provide support services to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities with a focus on empowerment and independence throughout 5 counties in Eastern Nebraska. We assist in the activities of daily living, provide community engagement opportunities, job coaching and life skills training, as well as skilled nursing care as needed. Given we provide support 24/7, we offer a variety of shifts that can accommodate your schedule.What is a DSP?A Direct Support Professional (DSP) encourages, supports, and engages adults with developmental disabilities. In other words, you are the go-to person for a fulfilling life! In a residential setting, you will walk beside those you serve and get paid to have fun and build lasting relationships.As a Substitute, you are the manager's last line of defense to provide care for our individuals. Once the manager creates a monthly schedule, any remaining shifts in the schedule will be offered to the pool of substitutes. If a shift interests you, let the manager know and it is yours! You can claim up to 29 hours a week.Who should apply?Students who are looking for hands-on PAID experience in human services or health care but can't commit to a permanent scheduleIndividuals who are looking for a second job and need flexible hoursAnyone who wants to make a difference in the lives of others AND create their own scheduleA Day in the Life:Enjoy and share in the activities of daily living including meal prep and cooking, light cleaning, shopping, basic hygiene and grooming, and financial planning and budgetingDocumenting behaviors and implementing behavioral plansPartner with the individual and ISP teams to develop programs that will provide steps to reach goalsAdminister daily medications and complete documentation in an accurate and timely mannerProvide transportation to and from community events and all appointments as neededFor the safety of those we serve, we ask the following:Be at least 18 years of age with a High School Diploma or GEDPossess a valid driver's license in good standing with fairly clean driving recordPossess a vehicle that could be used to transport individuals in serviceWilling to complete background check, drug screen, and pre-employment physicalAbility to clearly and effectively communicate with individuals and staffDemonstrated ability to utilize basic computer functions and email+Ability to bend, stoop, kneel, squat, walk, sit, stand, climb, push, carry, and graspWhat Makes us Special:Truly rewarding nonprofit experience in health & human services fieldCasual Dress (no scrubs required)Pick your own schedule - no strings attached!Great management who will work with you to develop your potential

Keywords: Duet, Bellevue , Substitute Direct Support Professional, Other , Bellevue, Nebraska

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