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Direct Support Professional-Community

Company: Duet
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Job TitleDirect Support Professional-CommunityHours Required40Job Description and HoursThe Direct Support Professional/Community, under the supervision of a Manager or Supervisor, is responsible for direct care and supports to individuals receiving services in all settings. 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.Our Uncompromising Mission: To empower adults with intellectual or Developmental Disabilities to live life to the fullest through assisting with the activities of daily living. 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. What is a Community DSP? A Community Direct Support Professional (DSP) encourages, supports, and engages adults with developmental disabilities. This position is responsible for providing support in a residential and day services setting building and developing skills in daily living, socialization, communication, and community access. A Day in the Life: Ensure individuals actively participate in the community activities of choiceTeam with those in service to complete assessments and develop goalsPartner with the individual and ISP teams to develop programs that will provide steps to reach goalsProvide daily documentation in an accurate and timely mannerAssist individuals to access community health care providers of their choiceAdminister daily medicationsTeach and promote independence in daily living activities, including but not limited to, laundry, cooking, and cleaningProvide 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 a fairly clean driving recordPossess a vehicle that could be used to transport individuals in serviceWilling to complete a background check, drug screen, and pre-employment physicalAbility to clearly and effectively communicate with individuals and staffDemonstrated ability to utilize basic computer functions and emailAbility to bend, stoop, kneel, squat, walk, sit, stand, climb, push, carry, and graspWhat Makes us Special: Truly rewarding nonprofit experience in health & human services fieldOn-The-Job (OJT) training with mentor programs100% employer-paid single coverage health insurance (medical, dental and vision are paid by the company for every employee) after a 90-day waiting periodCompany-paid Short-Term-Disability & Long-Term DisabilityCompany-paid Life InsuranceCasual Dress12 days Paid Vacation & 12 days Paid Sick Time (24 days total)11 paid holidaysPension & Retirement PlansTuition Reimbursement

Keywords: Duet, Bellevue , Direct Support Professional-Community, Other , Bellevue, Nebraska

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