Under the direction and guidance of the Specialized Administrator/House Manager, the Specialized Direct Support Professional is responsible for ensuring support is provided to individuals in a specialized residential facility. The Specialized Direct Support Professional is responsible for working closely with contracted behaviorists, psychiatrists, safety officers, and nurses to ensure quality care and the greatest benefit of services to the residents served. The Specialized DSP shall ensure implementation of skill-based training based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis and Positive Behavioral Supports to teach individuals how to deal with issues that may result in behavioral episodes as outlined in the residents’ Individual Service Plans (ISPs) and behavior plans. Such training shall take place in both the home and in various community settings.
The Specialized Direct Support Professional is also responsible for maintaining a healthy, safe, comfortable, attractive, and clean home for the residents and to support them in a dignified and respectful manner.
Full-time and part-time positions are available.
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