The Direct Support Professional (DSP) will provide center-based and community-based direct support to adults with developmental disabilities. Upon completion of paid training, staff will work one-to-one with our participants providing a variety of community-based supports and instruction, including: independent and Activities of Daily Living (ADL) skill-building, job-coaching and community integration.
Scheduling is flexible as well, with a variety of day, evening and weekend shifts available.
Starting pay is $12.00/hr. plus mileage reimbursement. Interested candidates should fill out the online application and attach a resume.
Provide supervision and guidance for participants during skills building activities
Implement individual treatment plans for participants
Assist with daily living activities, including assisting with personal hygiene ( restroom assistance)
Develop a rapport with participants and cultivate a safe and supportive relationship
Update participants' case notes on a daily basis
Ensure an appropriate staff-to-client ratio at all times
Some positions have physical requirements. Examples include standing or sitting for extended periods of time, lifting heavy objects on regular basis, do repetitive tasks, requirements to bend, stoop, reach and so forth
High School Diploma or equivalent
Valid Drivers license
Your own working vehicle
Current registration and insurance
Clean driving record
A BCI background check with no disqualifying offenses
Resources for Human Development (RHD) Rhode Island is a day program that serves individuals with developmental disabilities. This creative, fun, intellectually stimulating, art-based day program provides family support services, community job development and supported employment services. School Services works with students in 6 different school departments from East Providence to Cumberland.
What we offer: Employee Discounts such as:
Individual & Family Plan Health Benefits: BJ’s Discount Membership Offer
Dental Coverage Sam’s Club Discount Offer
FREE Eye Med Cell Phone Carrier Discounts
FREE $10,000 Life Insurance Varying Entertainment Discounts
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.