Direct Support Professional (DSP)



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Job Description
Communication/Teamwork/Participation
  1. Assists in expanding people's ability to communicate their needs in a way that best matches their abilities
  2. Utilizes the members of the team, including co-workers, supervisors, clinicians and administration to assist in improving services provided
  3. Is solution oriented when problems arise that need to be solved with others who can assist

Individual Support Planning
  1. Is actively involved with persons supported in the planning and development of the Individual Support Plan (ISP)
  2. Knows the content of each ISP and partners with persons supported to follow through on goals
  3. Supports people in activities of their own choosing at home and in the community; helps people discover new areas of interest
  4. Assists individuals to develop a positive self-image; encourage independence with adult daily living skills providing assistance whenever needed
  5. Encourages and assists people to develop and expand relationships with their family and community members

Documentation and Follow Through
  1. Reads the staff communication log prior to each shift
  2. Writes a clear, brief summary of the shift prior to the end of each shift
  3. Completes Significant Event Reports (SER) when needed

Mandatory Qualifications and Requirements
  1. Be at least 19 years of age
  2. High school diploma or GED
  3. Valid driver's license with acceptable driving record for at least 3 years


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Looking Upwards, Inc. 
Location: MiddletownRI 02842
Document ID: AC441-60MH  
Job Type:  Regular

Job Schedule: Full-time


Posted on: 2018-12-1612/16/2018
2019-01-15