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Direct Support Professional - Weekday (Behavioral Support)

Hands of Heartland Bellevue, NE
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Job Description

Hands of Heartland is looking for heart-centered professionals to support the needs of individuals with developmental disabilities.  If you want to make a difference in the lives of others, we encourage you to become part of our team.

Direct Support Professional

**Position qualifies for Hiring Bonus!**

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide day-to-day care to individuals residing in the home
  • Assist individuals in budgeting funds and shopping
  • Effectively promote, teach and assist individuals with daily living skills
  • Assist individuals in planning and participating in group, social and recreational activities
  • Work along side individuals to ensure the home (inside and out) is clean and orderly
  • Assist and instruct individuals with medications and personal hygiene
  • Complete and maintain required documentation on a web based system
  • Ensure individuals' needs are met respectfully with dignity and personal choice
  • Assess client level of functioning
  • Monitor progress and compliance with individual service plan
  • Provide a safe living enviroment to meet the individual needs and enhance the skills of the residence
  • Effectively communicate with the Team
  • Establish and maintain professional and productive working relationships
  • Regular and predictable attendance
  • May attend Individual Service Planning meetings (ISP)

Qualifications: 

  • High school diploma required.
  • Prefer one year of experience working with the developmentally disabled populations or have a human service field degree or specialized training. 
  • Valid driver's license and good driving record
  • Current automobile insurance
  • Ability to drive clients in your personal vehicle
  • No record of abuse or neglect or police record of a felony
  • Must maintain confidentiality and protect individual rights
  • Have proven skills in communication, spoken,  written, and listening; observation; problem solving
  • Must be able to demonstrate appropriate deescalation techniques
  • Knowledge of human growth and behavior, time management skills, and understanding of social systems
  • Experience working with behaviors
  • Ability to handle a variety of situations and individuals

 

 

 

 
 

Job Details

Date Posted November 9, 2018
Located In Bellevue, NE
Department Direct Support
Function Work with Developmentally Disabled Individuals
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, Varies, Based on Experience
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
Hours 40 hours per week; Split Shift (6am-8am & 4pm-10pm) or Straight Shift (3-11pm) - Monday through Friday
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 2
SOC Category 21-1093.00 Social and Human Service Assistants
Zipcode 68005
Name Heidi Toren
Address 209 Galvin Road North
City, State and Zip Bellevue, NE 68005
Phone 402 933-0680
FAX 402 933-3434

This job offers the following benefits

  • Dental
  • Medical
  • Vision
  • Casual Dress
  • Free Parking
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations

This job requires the following skills

  • Accepts and Learns From Criticism
  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
  • Strong Flexibility / Adaptability
  • Strong Work Ethic
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • Dental
  • Medical
  • Vision
  • Casual Dress
  • Free Parking
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