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Direct Support Professional- Boone County
Energetic, mission driven social service agency is seeking a hardworking, self-motivated, Service Provider for programs that provide support services to individuals with developmental disabilities in and around Boone County. This part-time position is primarily responsible for supporting individuals that live in their own homes to become valued members of their community through skill building and the development of natural supports.
Prior experience with community based service programs is preferred . Other essential skills are a good understanding of public relationship management, be able to confidently work with individuals with limited communication and community living skills and be able to advocate and support them in a positive manner. Support may occur in a variety of settings and may include providing personal care, companionship, assistance with daily living activities, assisting in communication and self expression, and ultimately supporting children and adults with developmental disabilities in a variety of home and community settings . Strong organizational capabilities and flexible schedule a must and need to have the ability to self-direct. An understanding and experience in non-profit agencies and experience with the principles of Social Role Valorization a plus.
Please complete the application below to apply.