Direct Support Professional

Direct Support Professional
Full-TimeDirect Support ProfessionalatRegion V Services
Available Openings: 1
Apply By: December 31, 2023
Industry: Full-Time, Part-Time, Various Schedules
Pay Type: Hourly
Compensation: $15.15-$16.24
Education Level: N/A



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS - Ensuring a meaningful day for individuals by providing systematic training and customized supports based on their individual needs and desired outcomes. - Attend and participate in team meetings to ensure that the training and supports that are developed for individuals are truly what the individual needs and desires. - Work with the individual, his/her family, and other team members in identifying the person’s desired outcomes. This includes participation in the completion of any assessments/evaluations as recommended by the ISP team. - Develop training programs and maintain accurate data collection, records, and report as required to maintain accountability and meet regulatory requirements. - Monitor training programs regularly to enhance personal growth and ensure individual progress by making changes as necessary. - Serve as a positive role model and trainer for the individual in regards to socially enhancing behavior, personal hygiene, language, personal grooming, etc., while utilizing teachable moments. - Work cooperatively with consultants, supervisors, and other agency staff to assist all personnel in meeting the needs of the individual. - Instruct, follow, and enforce safety precautions in accordance with federal, state, local and Region V Services rules, regulations and procedures. - Maintain a flexible schedule which can be adjusted to meet individual needs for training and support. - Assist the individual in meeting their nutritional and dietetic needs. - Be certified as a Medication Aide, if required, and follow all laws and regulations in the administration of medication. - Provide necessary supervision and training to the individual in various environments within their community to increase valued social roles. - Assist individuals in enhancing their image within the community by maintaining their personal appearance and hygiene. - Provide transportation and support as needed for the individual to improve their community access skills. - Attend staff meetings, training conferences, and other developmental sessions as required to continue to improve job performance. - Assist individuals in managing their personal funds with strict adherence to Region V Services procedures. - Perform other duties, as assigned to meet the needs of Region V Services.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities - Knowledge of training individuals with developmental disabilities helpful. - Ability to work with individuals with special needs, including personal hygiene/care. - Ability to contribute positively to the work team. - Ability to meet the physical demand of the service location. - Lifting may be required at the service location. If lifting or other adaptive equipment is available, it MUST be used. - Eighteen (18) years of age or older. - Ability to accept directions and follow through with completion of assigned tasks. - Ability to identify and report situations requiring supervisor’s advice. Minimum Requirements - High school diploma, GED, or equivalent knowledge. - Prefer one year of experience in the field of human services. - Possession of a driver’s license valid in the state of Nebraska or other adequate means of transportation. - Must possess a reliable means of communication (e.g. telephone, cell phone, etc.). - Will be subject to criminal history APS and CPS background check. May be subject to drug and alcohol screen.

Region V Services

Contact: VictoriaPerry
205 E 8th Street
York, NE 68467