Requisition Number: CONNE-DRSPP-H-10-2019-01
Job Title: Direct Support Professional
City: Hamden
State: CT

Minimum Degree Required: A - High School/GED
Minimum Years of Experience: 0
Salary Range: $14.75-$14.75/hour

Direct Support Professional

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Description/Job Summary

RHD Connecticut (CT) is looking for Direct Support Professionals (DSP) to work in the area of Bridgeport, Trumbull, Stratford, Oxford, Monroe, Wallingford and North Branford. There are currently Full-Time, Part-Time and On-Call positions available.  The DSP provides assistance and guidance for the consumers in their daily activities, daily programs, and health and safety skills. 

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Assist and teach people with developmental disabilities in a supportive and therapeutic environment, which maintains health and safety while fostering growth and rehabilitation.
  • Implement individual programming and behavior support plans as written. 
  • Engage individuals in community job development skills as well as recreational opportunities.
  • Ensure all opportunities afford each individual a greater sense of self, increased independence, heightened self-esteem and an overall positive experience.

Required Experience

Previous experience is preferred, but not required.

Required Education

High School Diploma or GED required.

Required Qualifications

Valid driver’s license required.  Connecticut driver's license preferred.  

Program Summary

 RHD Connecticut provides residential community living arrangements, day services, and individual habilitative supports to people who have developmental disabilities in the West and South regions in Connecticut. Currently RHD CT operates 10 CLAs, Continuous Residential Support programs and supports individuals who reside in apartments in the community. RHD CT operates two day programs, one in the Western region and one in the Southern region of the State.

Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, and veteran or disability status.

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Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.