Center for Developmentally Disabled
  • 21-Mar-2019 to 20-Dec-2019 (CST)
  • KCMO, MO, USA
  • 12.25
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Classification: Non- Exempt

Job Title:  Community Integration Direct Support Professional

Reports to:  Director of Community Services

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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. 

 

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

None

 

Physical Demands

 

Positon Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a part-time position.  Days and hours of work are flexible and vary depending on the needs of the individual served.

 

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

 

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.

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