DSP Position, Supported Services Specialist

Department:  Supported Services

Reports to:  Habilitation Manager and Supported Living Assistant Manager

FLSA Status:  Non-exempt


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

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Ensure health and safety of individuals
  • Assist individuals with daily needs
  • Provide opportunities to learn new skills and strengthen skills already learned
  • Implement habilitation and behavior programs
  • Assist and monitor the dispensing and recording of medications
  • Assist individuals with the maintenance of personal finances
  • Assist individuals with integrating into the community
  • Provide for transportation of individuals as needed
  • Communicate pertinent information regarding individuals to Habilitation Manager or Supported Living Assistant Manager
  • Participate in continuing education

A high school diploma or equivalent and one year’s experience working with persons 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 individual’s information
  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle insurance when transporting individuals
  • Ability to follow instructions and maintain detailed records
  • Ability to physically transfer individuals, 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 needs
  • Not convicted of an abuse, neglect, or position relevant felony

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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