Direct Support Professional

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Rainbows is bringing potential to life and we’re seeking passionate and energetic candidates to consider for Direct Support Professional. As a leading not-for-profit organization providing vital services to children with special needs and their families we are driven by strong guiding principles and supported by a highly talented and committed work force.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Direct Support Professional serves children age birth to 21 with Developmental Disabilities in a home or facility setting. This person will attend to daily living activities and maintain open communication with parents or guardians and the Program Coordinator.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS (RESPONSIBILITIES)

  • Assists the client in home or center based setting with activities of daily living as required.
  • Maintains the physical environment in appropriate condition.
  • Provides input to parent/guardian/site coordinator regarding care, and any accidents, or problems.
  • Maintains open communication with the Program Coordinator or his/her designee.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school education or equivalent.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • 1 year of experience working with children with developmental disabilities is preferred. Experience working with individuals with challenging behaviors.

SKILLS

  • Must be a self-starter and work independently as well as a great team player.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Must be able to effectively deal with children and co-workers in a professional manner.
  • Must have ability to perform work tasks within the physical demand requirements.

IN-HOME SERVICES

Job Type: Part-time (up to 29 hours per week)

Salary: $14.25 per hour

Weekday-Part-time hours vary according to family needs.

Monday-Friday: 6:30 A.M. – 8:30 A.M

Monday-Friday: 3:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.

Weekend-Part time hours

Saturday-Sunday: Anytime

FLSA CLASSIFICATION: NonExempt

WORK PACE: Self-paced, requiring the ability to think and act quickly and efficiently in a fast-paced, demanding work environment.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: This position operates in home or center-based setting.

Apply online at: https://rainbowsunited.org/careers/