SourceResources For Human Development, Inc.
Description/Job SummaryLive YES! Needs Part Time Direct Support Professionals!Live YES is a program of Resources for Human Development (RHD). It is located in the metro Lincoln area. RHD Nebraska-Lincoln provides residential supports to individuals with developmental disabilities in the Lincoln metro areas. RHD Nebraska specializes in providing true person-centered services to assist individuals in facilitating a meaningful and successful life in their communities. RHD Nebraska is a member of the Nebraska Association of Service Providers (NASP).As a Direct Support Professional (DSP) for our Supported Living Services at Resources for Human Development (RHD), you will provide support to individuals with developmental disabilities in a supported home, apartment, or community environment. Successful candidates must be enthusiastic, reliable, and motivated to assist others in building better lives for themselves, their families and their community.In this position, you will assist the individual in leading a self-determined lifestyle by providing support and information necessary to live more independently. This would include helping them with meal planning and preparation, household chores, setting goals, building self-esteem, and going on community outings.This schedule for this position varies to meet the needs of the clients, and hours worked could be up to 29 per week. This includes evenings and weekends.How You Can Make a Real Impact:-Support individuals with disabilities in the activities of their daily lives-Advocate for the dignity rights of every individual-Promote development and outcomes as outlined in the individual care plan-Support access to community resources-Uphold the RHD mission, vision, and valuesWhat We Offer You:-Commitment to maintaining a values-based and trauma-informed environment for all-On-the-job training-Earned Paid Time Off-Comprehensive Benefits Package, including medical, dental, and vision coverage-Retirement ProgramWhat You'll Love About RHD:-Commitment to Values: We are 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-Dedication to Wellness: We value and prioritize our employees' mental, physical, and emotional health by providing free, online fitness classes, nutrition services, counseling sessions, and webinars on various health-related topics-Investment in Growth: We offer programs and workshops to our staff that support furthering education and the development of leadership skillsResponsibilities/Duties-Interact with individuals on a one-to-one basis providing guidance and support in facilitating a healthy lifestyle.Participate in monthly meetings to obtain the most updated care information for each person supported and other employment related policy information.-Teach new skills and document progress for persons supported in accordance with the Individual Support Plans, Behavior Support Plans, and other areas of need as assigned.-Complete daily documentation (ISP data, etc.)-Maintain certifications required to work in an individualized setting (CPR, First Aid, Med Aid)-Utilize knowledge about the diverse challenges facing individuals (i.e. human rights) and ensure individuals supported have the opportunity to engage in personal choice.-Pursues knowledge and information necessary to perform job duties as based on the needs and interests of individuals supported.-Other duties may be assigned as necessary to complete the mission of the agency or serve the needs of the population.Required ExperienceField experience preferred, but not requiredRequired EducationHigh school diploma/GED requiredRequired Qualifications19 years of age or olderValid driver's license and vehicle insuranceReliable, safe transportation while on shift. This includes the ability to safely travel up to 30 highway and/or city miles in all road and weather conditions as safely possible.Ability to complete and maintain all necessary training and certification requirementsDemonstrate the ability to work independently with a minimum supervisionAbility to communicate both verbally and in written formProgram SummaryLive Yes Studios is an alternative arts-based day program for adults with developmental disabilities that seeks to break down societal barriers and create a space where individuality is fostered. Live Yes celebrates the unique abilities each person brings to this open and creative environment.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.
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