Requisition Number: SD002-DRSPP-H-07-2021-02
Job Title: Direct Support Professional
City: Sioux Falls
State: SD

Minimum Degree Required: A - High School/GED
Minimum Years of Experience: 0
Salary Range: $15 per hour

Direct Support Professional

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Description/Job Summary

Part Time Direct Support Professionals Needed!

Are you looking for a career with HEART?  With an organization that truly cares about people?  Here's your chance!

Resources for Human Deveolpment (RHD) - one of the Nation's leading support services organizations - is seeking care-focused individuals to fill the role of Direct Support Professionals in the Sioux Falls area. RHD South Dakota is looking for part time Direct Support Professionals at this time.

Direct Support Professional (DSP) provides support to individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities. DSP’s must be enthusiastic, reliable, and person-centered people who are passionate about supporting individuals with disabilities to attain the highest level of independence possible, having meaningful relationships and lives they choose. The DSP must be able to address the dynamic ever changing needs of the people they support and promote a climate of compassion, understanding and realization of people’s dreams. Part time- day service, evening and weekend hours available.

RHD South Dakota is offering HIRING BONUSES for the open part-time positions! A $300 hiring bonus for part time Direct Support employees to be distributed in two parts during the first three months of employment. Part one-Following the successful completion of New Hire Orientation hiring bonus will be processed for the employee. The part time Direct Support Professional will receive $187.50 gross.Part two-Following the initial 90 days of successful and continuous employment as a Direct Support Professional, a second hiring bonus will be processed for the employee. The part time Direct Support Professional will receive $187.50 gross.

RHD Work Perks!

-Making an impact in someone's life-and your OWN!

-Employee Wellness Program

-FREE Training!

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Provide supervision of individuals in accordance with the person-centered ISP. Supporting someone to work towards outcomes identified in ISP and other Person Centered Support Plans 
  • Complete required documentation
  • Administer Medication
  • Provide transportation to consumers
  • Support consumers in activities of daily living, meal prep, toileting, hygiene, etc.
  • Community Integration Activities and access to community Supports--med appointments, social security

Required Experience

Prior experience in the human service field is preferred.

Required Education

  • High School diploma or GED is required.
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree is preferred.

Required Qualifications

  • Pass a background check
  • Basic computer skills are required.
  • Valid South Dakota driver’s license.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

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.

Program Summary

Resources for Human Development’s Shared Living program in South Dakota develops housing and community-based support services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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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.