Direct Support Professional

Job Description

Direct Support Professionals work 1:1 with children who have Autism to help them reach goals in the home and community setting.

Position Description

Hours available are typically after school and on the weekends. Must be available to work at least 12 hours/week, and must be available at least 3 afternoon/evenings during the week.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Abide by HIPAA policies and procedures
  • Implement plans as instructed by the Behavior Consultant
  • Collect unbiased and accurate data and submit documentation timely
  • Proactively communicate with supervisors
  • Maintain reliable transportation, a driver’s license, and car insurance
  • Transporting consumers

Skills & Attitudes

  • Maintain professional relationships with clients
  • Approach stressful situations with grace
  • Team-player
  • Communicate effectively and be able to resolve conflict in a straightforward and timely manner
  • Remain organized, great time management skills
  • Friendly, empathetic
  • Treat clients and their family members, and fellow staff with respect
  • Ability to read and communicate digitally and on paper

Education & Experience:

  • At least 100 hours of related experience
  • Must possess high school diplomas or GED, preferred Bachelor’s Degree in a related field to behavior analysis or education, including: special education, child development and psychology, among others
  • Preferred one year experience working in a related field

Benefits

  • Hourly Wage
  • Paid sick leave
  • Manageable caseloads
  • Ability to obtain Registered Behavior Technician credential
  • Be a valued member of a team making a difference in the lives of our clients every day.