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Direct Support Professional (DSP)

Hands of Heartland locationFremont, NE
12 positions
5 applicants

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Hands of Heartland locationFremont, NE
12 positions
5 applicants
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Hourly Wage, $13 - $17
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Fremont, NE, United States


Hands of Heartland has been supporting people with developmental disabilities in Nebraska since 1997. We value our team members and offer highly competitive wages and benefits, including 7 paid holidays and tuition reimbursement for full-time team members.

We are looking for dependable, compassionate direct support professionals to work with people with developmental disabilities in the Fremont area. Our starting wage for most DSP positions is $13 an hour, but we pay higher wages for experience and CNA certification. Asleep overnight positions pay $10 an hour. Full-time and part-time positions are available.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide services to address the wants and needs of people with developmental disabilities, which may include:

- Supporting personal goals

- Administering medications

- Planning and preparing meals

- Assisting with activities of daily living

- Transporting to and from day program and community outings

- Reinforcing therapies, including speech, behavioral support, and physical therapy

- Ensuring all needs are addressed in a respectful manner with dignity and personal choice

- Completing and maintaining required documentation on a web-based system


- Valid driver's license

- Current automobile insurance

- Ability to pass registry and background checks

- Must maintain confidentiality and protect individual rights

- Proven skills in communication, observation, problem solving, and time management

- Ability to lift up to 75 pounds as needed

- Ability to use verbal and physical intervention to redirect and/or restrain a person who is physically aggressive or self-abusive

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