Direct Support Professional

Updated: May 13

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Reports to Jennifer Barnard, Program Director

Job Summary:

This direct support professional provides a wide range of services to our individuals. Our individuals typically referred to the company from the State of North Dakota Department of Human Services DD Division and need assistance with the goals that they have set in their person centered plan. 

The direct support professional works in a wide range of environments i.e. the individual's home, the individual's work place, the individual's place of volunteering, or anywhere the individual needs assistance from staff. The direct support professional needs to be a dynamic person who can work in a variety of places, have flexible work hours, use community connections to advance the individuals goals and have the heart of a teacher.

Summary of essential job functions:

  • Assist the individual to achieve their personal goals

  • Teach the individual new skills

  • Assist the individual to learn about new opportunities in the community

  • Contact employers/volunteer sites on behalf of the individual

  • Assist the individual with filling out any necessary paperwork

  • Assist the individual with daily living skills

  • Complete accurate documentation

  • Submit all paperwork in a timely fashion to the Program Director

Minimum Requirements:
  • A High School degree

  • Reliable transportation

  • Adequate car insurance

  • CPR, First Aid, TI, ANE and module training (training will be provided by the employer.)

Abilities Required:
  • Be able to work a varied work schedule

  • Strong customer service skills

  • Be able to relate to the needs of the individual

  • Be able to network with a wide variety of community members

  • Have great organizational skills

  • Be flexible

  • Be a team player

  • Able to keep all individual information confidential

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