3460 Lana Lane, Lafayette, CA 94549
Phone: 925.284.1462

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Direct Service Professional

  • Job Tracking ID: ARM DSP
  • Job Location: Walnut Creek, CA
  • Job Level: Any
  • Level of Education: High School/GED
  • Job Type: Employee
  • Date Updated: June 23, 2017
  • Years of Experience: Any
  • Starting Date: June 23, 2017



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Job Description:

The Direct Service Professional is responsible for providing support and assistance to individuals with developmental disabilities in a licensed residential setting. The DSP is responsible for understanding the goals and objectives of the individuals served as outlined in the individuals’ Individual Program Plans (IPPs) and Individual Service Plans (ISPs). The DSP provides assistance to individuals served in meeting their personal needs, support and training in the acquisition of skills, respecting the personal rights of individuals with developmental disabilities, and providing for the care, welfare and safety of the individuals served.

The DSP is also responsible for providing basic housekeeping services, cooking of meals, and supporting consumers’ full participation in their lives and the responsibilities of an adult life. The DSP is responsible for adhering to California Code of Regulations, Titles 17 and 22, Consumer Rights, and all aspects of the Individual Service Plan (ISP) process.

Full-time and part-time positions are available

Experience and Skills:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • One year experience providing direct services to individuals with moderate/severe/profound intellectual and physical disabilities is preferred
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Experience in behavior management with a demonstrated understanding of implementing the principles of positive behavior support is preferred
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds and assist individuals with transfers to and from mobility equipment and vehicle

Benefits:

Full-time employees working over 30 hours per week are offered competitive benefits including: •Health and dental insurance •Life insurance •Paid vacation •Paid sick leave