Resources For Human Development, Inc.
Requisition Number: KAILO-DRSPP-H-09-2018-01
Job Title: Direct Support Professional
City: PHILADELPHIA
State: PA

Minimum Degree Required: A - High School/GED
Minimum Years of Experience: 3
Salary Range: $12.30/hour

Direct Support Professional

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Description/Job Summary

KAILO is a Community Residential Rehabilitation (CRR) program located in West Philadelphia. It provides a home-like, non-institutional environment providing maximum opportunity to learn the skills necessary for more independent living. The program constantly strives to empower participants to move to a less restrictive living arrangement. 
 
We are looking for a Direct Support Professional to assist and support our residents on-call throughout the week.

Job Qualifications:
  • The ideal candidate should have at least 2 years experience working with dual-diagnosis individuals with mental health needs. 
  • The candidate must also possess a High School Diploma, (Associate or Bachelor Degree preferred), valid drivers license, and pass a state police criminal background check. 
  • Computer knowledge (Microsoft Word) and the ability to navigate through the internet is also a must.
The Direct Support Professional is directly responsible for providing an atmosphere that empowers and encourages participants in their individual recovery journey. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Responsible for assessment, planning, creating, implementing, monitoring and evaluation of participants daily living in accordance with the Recovery Model
  • Participates in evaluating needs of individuals served, and confers with Case Manager to plan for continuing additional services.
  • Works in cooperation with other agencies in the service delivery system to ensure coordinated, continuous and effective services for the rehabilitation of the residents.
  • Responsible for attending monthly supervision, clinical meetings, staff meetings, and mandatory trainings
  • Assisting participants with development and utilization of individual WRAP plans
  • Responsible for providing coaching when necessary and appropriate
  • Responsible for providing crisis intervention as defined in RHD/Kailo Systems Policy and Procedures Manual
  • Responsible for monitoring participant medication according to Kailo Systems medication policies
Hourly rate is $12.30 per hour for Direct Support Professional employees.

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.



 
 
 
 
Note: In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at RHD will be based on merit, qualifications and abilities. RHD does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, sexual preference or orientation, gender expression or orientation, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
 
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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.