Resources For Human Development, Inc. Direct Support Professional in Kansas City, Missouri

Description/Job Summary

*Join our team! *RHD-MO is looking for caring people who wants to support people with developmental disabilities. We are looking to hire for evenings and weekends.

You are required to have at least a High School Education (or GED equivalency); a valid Driver s License; reliable transportation and vehicle insurance; no Felony convictions, some misdemeanor offense may disqualify.

Examples of work performed:

  • Provide companionship and friendship to the person supported.

  • Maintain and accurately account for all of the person s household resources, including possessions (monetary and others) and supplies.

  • Provide support in purchasing groceries and household supplies.

  • Provide support in preparing meals, maintaining a clean, sanitary home, reporting any maintenance needs promptly and managing the general household.

  • Provide needed assistance in taking prescribed medications and documenting as required. Provide support in reporting any health concerns to physicians, and RHD-Missouri personnel.

  • Provide needed support in personal hygiene and maintenance of a neat and clean appearance.

  • Provide support to the person in pursuing community based interests, including providing transportation when needed.

  • Honor choices and preferences as identified in the person s individual support plan.

  • When applicable, follow interventions/preventions identified in the Behavior Support Plan and Crisis Plan.

  • Participate in scheduled meetings, training activities and provide accurate information about the person supported as requested by RHD-Missouri.

Resources for Human Development, Inc., 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, veteran, or disability status

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $10.00 /hour