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Direct Support Professional - In-Home Support

Hands of Heartland Omaha, NE

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 - In-Home Support

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide day-to-day care to individuals residing in their family's 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 medicaions and personal hygiene
  • Complete and maintain required documention 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)


  • 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
  • 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 August 9, 2019
Located In Omaha, NE
Department Residential - In Home Support
Function Work with Developmentally Disabled Individuals
Job Type Part-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, Varies, Based on Experience
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
Hours 15 hours per week; M,W,Th (2:30pm-5:30pm) and Sat (11:00am-3:00pm)
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 5
SOC Category 21-1093.00 Social and Human Service Assistants
Zipcode 68144
Name Megan Reed
Address 101 E Mission Avenue
City, State and Zip Bellevue, NE 68005
Phone 402 933-0680
FAX 402 933-3434

This job offers the following benefits

  • Casual Dress
  • Free Parking

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
  • Casual Dress
  • Free Parking