As a Direct Support Professional (DSP) for our Supported Living Services at Resources for Human Development, you will provide support to individuals with developmental disabilities in a supported home, apartment, or community environment. Successful candidates must be enthusiastic, reliable, and motivated to assist others in building better lives for themselves, their families and their community.
In this position, you will assist the individual in leading a self-determined lifestyle by providing support and information necessary to live more independently. This would include helping them with meal planning and preparation, household chores, setting goals, building self-esteem, and going on community outings. Schedules are determined based on the needs of the person you are working with and may include morning, evening, night, and weekend hours. There may also be daily local travel to assist with outings.
WHO WE ARE
Resources for Human Development is anational human services non-profit founded in 1970, specializing in creatinginnovative, quality services that support people of all abilities andchallenges wherever the need exists. We support more than 160 programs across14 states, serving tens of thousands of people of all abilities every year. RHDmaintains a corporate office in Philadelphia, which provides fiscalsupervision, management oversight, support and encouragement, and technicalassistance to its programs. RHD prides itself on its history of innovation, notonly in the services we offer but also in our management approach rooted inRHD’s Values. RHD is committed to the fundamental value of dignity and respectfor all human beings, to the empowerment of our consumers and staff, and to theflexibility to meet the changing needs of all our partners and those we serve.
RHD’s mission is to provide caring,effective, and innovative services that empower people of all abilities as theywork to achieve the highest level of independence possible and build betterlives for themselves, their families and their communities.
WHAT WE DO LOCALLY
Resources for Human Development has beendelivering trauma-informed, person-centered services to people withintellectual disabilities in Missouri since 2008. RHD Missouri’s ResidentialProgram meets people’s needs in a way that treats people with respect anddignity and places a premium on their quality of life. We provide residentialservices as well as arts based day programs in St. Louis County, Saint Charles,and Kansas City.
WORK WITH US
At RHD Missouri, you can build a careeryou’re proud of. With RHD you’re a partner. We work together to help people tobuild successful lives - both client and caregiver. RHD Missouri’s day andresidential programs strive to give individuals the opportunity and ability tocreate their own services and to be able to offer a support that fits theirneeds and preferences. We believe that RHD demonstrates its commitment toemployees by listening and responding to employee concerns and inviting anongoing dialogue to improve culture.Together We Are Better, Together We AreRHD.