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Direct Support Professional (Residential, Part-time, Evenings/Weekends)

Ollie Webb Center, Inc. Omaha, NE

Job Description

Ollie Webb Center, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in the e-Verify Program.

General Overview of Position:

The Direct Support Professional (DSP) working in our residential department provides habilitation to adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.  Individuals supported live independently or in family residences.  Habilitation consists of assisting the individual with developing or improving skills in his/her home and community life so as to increase and improve the individual’s independence within different environments. 

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Arrive to work on-time and in attendance on scheduled working days
  • Verbal and written communication skills - including the ability to communicate ideas and information concise and clearly as well as understand and follow verbal and written instructions
  • Effective decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Develop and implement person-centered habilitation goals for each participant
  • Influence, motivate, and persuade others through teaching and modeling of appropriate social and life skills
  • Instruct, train, and support participants to enhance their employment skills, community integration and independence
  • Utilize various techniques when teaching skills and concepts to participants of varying abilities
  • Complete accurate and thorough documentation of person-centered habilitation goals and objectives as identified in the Individualized Support Plan

Physical Prerequisites

  • Ability to travel both in and out of city limits
  • Lifting (under 25 lbs) and carrying equipment/material as required


  • Must be 19 years of age
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, auto insurance, vehicle, as well as have a good driving record
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • At least one (1) year of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities, preferred
  • At least two (2) years of college coursework in education, special education or psychology, preferred

Job Details

Date Posted February 5, 2019
Date Closes March 7, 2019
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Part-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, $10.00 - $13.00, Based on Experience
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 2
SOC Category 21-1099.00 Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other
Zipcode 68105
Name Lisa Dougherty
Address 1941 S 42nd Street, Suite 122
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68105
Phone 402-346-5220 x 22
FAX 402-342-4857

This job requires the following skills

  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
  • Problem Resolution
  • Strong Flexibility / Adaptability
  • Microsoft Office

Course(s) relevant to the skills listed for this position