Center for Developmentally Disabled
  • 15-Oct-2019 (CST)
  • KCMO, MO, USA
  • 12.25
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

COMMUNITY INTEGRATION DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL P/Time


Classification

Non-Exempt

 

Reports to

Director of Community Services

 

Date

10/15/2019

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Summary/Objective

 Center for Developmentally Disabled (CDD) is dedicated to supporting persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities in achieving their fullest potential.  We are committed to helping individuals acquire skills and supports that encourage independent living, community inclusion, and/or working competitively.  The rights and privileges of people with developmental and intellectual disabilities are both respected and encouraged.

 The Community Integration Direct Support Professional works in partnership with individuals supported to find desirable, meaningful social and leisure activities which match their interests, and facilitate the individual's engagement in those activities.  These activities may include socializing, activities related to hobbies, religious activities, civic or volunteer activities, etc.  CDD is looking for someone to work with an individual who lives in the Independence area and needs support going to the gym and shopping, as well as looking for free or low cost events in which to participate.

 

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

 

  • Supports persons served in their homes and in the community, including providing transportation as needed to support their community integration goals.
  • Documents information about the supports provided in a timely and factual manner, using person first language
  • Ensures that services are delivered in accordance with the individual's person centered plan to support progress toward their personal outcomes

 

Competencies

 

  • Communication Proficiency
  • Problem solving
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Planning/Organizing
  • Discrete with Confidential Information
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Exemplify the desired culture and philosophies of the organization

 

Supervisory Responsibility

 

This position has no supervisory responsibility.

 

Work Environment

 

This job operates in the community setting, in a variety of environments, including individual's natural homes and public venues.

 

Physical Demands

 

The employee is occasionally required to sit, stoop, kneel, climb or bend.  The employee must constantly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

 

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

 This is a part-time position.  Days and hours of work are: Monday through Friday 4:00pm to 7:00pm.

 

Travel

 

Travel will be required regularly within the Kansas City metropolitan area. 

 

Required Education and/or Eligibility Qualifications

 

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Ability to pass criminal/registry background screening
  • Must be at least 21 years old
  • Have a valid driver's license, a clean driving record, and valid proof of insurance
  • Ability to pass adult CPR and First Aid Classes

 

Preferred Education and Experience

 

  • Familiarity with principles of community-based services for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • At least 1 year experience providing supports that foster community integration for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities

 

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

 

None required for this position.

 

Other Duties

 

Please note this job description is not designated to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

**Criminal Background Checks performed**

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