DSP Position, Instructor

Department:  Group Home

Reports to:  Group Home Manager

FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt


This is a valuable position on the Group Home team. Primarily responsible for the assistance, supervision and monitoring of individuals served. Serves a role in implementing program plans, promoting independence, personal growth, community integration, and enhancing the quality of life for the individuals served.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Ensure the health and safety of individuals served while providing opportunities for personal growth.
  • Assist or monitor the individuals served in the completion of daily activities.
  • Implement and record program objectives, behavior management plans, and activity schedules.
  • Assist or monitor individuals served in the completion of meal preparation, housekeeping, laundry, and other tasks.
  • Assist individuals in the utilization of community, social and recreational resources.
  • Assist and monitor the dispensing and recording of medications.
  • Communicate pertinent information to day services and schools.
  • Assist in maintaining compliance with CARF, state, and federal licensing regulations and agency policies and procedures.
  • Assist with the appropriate use and recording of individual and agency financial transactions.Participate in
  • required in-service training and staff meetings.
  • Provide input for program planning meetings and reviews.
  • Maintain appropriate use of time including arriving to work on time, minimum of call-offs from work and showing initiative by staying busy during work hours.

A high school diploma or GED. Experience in working with individuals with developmental disabilities preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Interpersonal skills including an ability to work with individuals with developmental disabilities.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of individuals served information.
  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle insurance when transporting individuals served.Ability to follow instructions and
  • maintain detailed records.
  • Ability to physically transfer individuals served, bend, stoop and reach.
  • Knowledge of basic housekeeping and personal grooming habits.
  • Ability to pass Medication Administration curriculum and New Employee Orientation.
  • Ability to follow plans that address an individual’s served needs.
  • Not convicted of abuse, neglect, or position-relevant felony.
  • Teamwork skills such as initiative, cooperation, creativity, dependability, availability, and flexibility

In-Pact, Inc. reserves the right to modify, interpret or apply this job description in any way it desires. This job description does not imply that these are the only duties, including essential duties, to be performed by the employee occupying the position. This job description is not an employment contract, implied or otherwise. The employment relationship remains “at-will”.

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Hiring Bonus

Effective April 1, 2021, all new-hire direct support staff will be eligible for a $500 hiring bonus upon completion of their probationary period.
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