Requisition Number: MO001-DRSPP-H-04-2020-04
Job Title: Weekend Direct Support Professional
City: Kansas City
State: MO

Minimum Degree Required: A - High School/GED
Minimum Years of Experience: 0
Salary Range: $175.00 per day

Weekend Direct Support Professional

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Description/Job Summary

This role will be an independent contractor partnering with RHD’s Shared Living Program. RHD specializes in providing true person-centered services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

It will be the responsibility of the Direct Support Professional to assist clients in facilitating a meaningful and successful life within their communities.

You will contract with RHD to provide dailyand/or partial day support assignments with clients for whom RHD serves as a Shared Living Provider.

 

Benefits/Perks

  • Opportunity to Positively Impact Another’s Life

  • Flexible Schedule

  • FREE On the Job Training and Support

  • No Experience Necessary

  • Compensation Packages ValuedUp to $175 Per Day to Start

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Report to the client’s home for contractedsupport assignment

  • Provide companionship/friendship/mentorship tothe client as a positive role model

  • Provide support and assistance to the client, includingbut not limited to:

  • Personal Hygiene

  • Medication administration

  • Meal Preparation

  • Housekeeping to maintain aclean and safe home

  • Household Budgeting

  •  Assist in pursuing personal interests andgoals

  • Complete documentation in compliance withrequirements

  • Schedule and attend medical appointments withthe client and provide support in reporting any health concerns or changes tophysicians and to RHD

  • Honor choices and preferences as identified inthe client’s Individual Support Plan

  • Implement treatment protocols according to theclient’s Behavior Support Plan as necessary

Required Experience

Experience supporting individuals withintellectual and developmental disabilities is preferred but NOT required

FREE training and support is provided by RHD

    Required Education

    • High School Diploma/GED

    Required Qualifications

    • Valid Driver’s License

    • Reliable vehicle with current car insurance

    • Background check with no felony convictions (somemisdemeanor offenses may disqualify)

    • Candidates must successfully complete requiredtraining

    Program Summary

    WHO WE ARE

    Resources for Human Development is a national human services non-profit founded in 1970, specializing in creating innovative, quality services that support people of all abilities and challenges wherever the need exists. We support more than 160 programs across 14 states, serving tens of thousands of people of all abilities every year. RHD maintains a corporate office in Philadelphia, which provides fiscal supervision, management oversight, support and encouragement, and technical assistance to its programs. RHD prides itself on its history of innovation, not only in the services we offer but also in our management approach rooted in RHD’s Values. RHD is committed to the fundamental value of dignity and respect for all human beings, to the empowerment of our consumers and staff, and to the flexibility to meet the changing needs of all our partners and those we serve.


    OUR MISSION

    RHD’s mission is to provide caring, effective, and innovative services that empower people of all abilities as they work to achieve the highest level of independence possible and build better lives for themselves, their families and their communities.


    WHAT WE DO LOCALLY

    Resources for Human Development has been delivering trauma-informed, person-centered services to people with intellectual disabilities in Missouri since 2008. RHD Missouri’s Residential Program meets people’s needs in a way that treats people with respect and dignity and places a premium on their quality of life. We provide residential services 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 career you’re proud of. With RHD you’re a partner. We work together to help people to build successful lives - both client and caregiver. RHD Missouri’s day and residential programs strive to give individuals the opportunity and ability to create their own services and to be able to offer a support that fits their needs and preferences. We believe that RHD demonstrates its commitment to employees by listening and responding to employee concerns and inviting an ongoing dialogue to improve culture. Together We Are Better, Together We Are RHD.

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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.