• Direct Support Staff (965)

    Regular Part-Time
    Job ID
    Sunday 8a-10p, Monday 3p-11p, Friday 4p-9p, Sat 8a-4p
  • Overview

    To support people with the type, amount, and style of assistance they need to enjoy personal well-being and safety.  To teach life management skills by way of role modeling, participation, instruction, and monitoring. To implement support per the individual’s support plan, responding to multi-disciplinary team communication.


    Responsible for the overall physical, psychological and emotional health and safety of the participant.

    Models healthy behavior and positive social skills.

    Provides supports as written in the individual’s support plan that may include personal care, physical lifting and therapeutic holds.

    Provides feedback to team members and/or supervisors as to effectiveness of individual plans.

    Assists with an individual’s environment such as cleaning, laundry, shopping, cooking, errands and budgeting.

    Contributes to the positive morale by representing the agency through professional communication and
    Implements and fosters the principles of self advocacy which promote an independent lifestyle and
    respect for program participants.
    Assists people with learning about and advocating for their personal rights and understanding the
    responsibilities that accompany those rights.
    Follows all established policies and procedures and documents accordingly.


    High school diploma or equivalency. Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving history. Able to communicate verbally, through touch, visually and in writing. Basic budgeting and mathematical skills. Proven ability to demonstrate tact, good judgment and initiative in interactions with participants, peers, family members and the general public. Able to work with minimal supervision.


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