Direct Support Professional (DSP)

Indianapolis, IN

The ALTRUIST Group is seeking dedicated and compassionate Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) to provide individualized, interactive supervision and community-based instruction to children and adults with intellectual and cognitive disabilities in the following areas:

ARE YOU:

· Compassionate and show personal interest in the client’s needs/goals

· Patient and understanding with clients as they master their goals

· Resourceful in helping clients find activities of their interest

· Able to treat clients with dignity and respect

· Able to model our TRUE Vision TRUE Values (Leadership, Integrity, Teamwork, Inspiration, and Accountability)

WHAT WILL YOU DO AS A DSP?

DSP’s provide supervision and support to clients to foster independence and achievement of their goals such as

· Volunteering in the community

· Common Household Chores such as cleaning and shopping

· Meal preparation

· Budgeting/money management

· Personal daily living skills such as bathing, grooming, and dressing, etc.

· Social interaction in the community like attending church events, eating out, attending sporting events as examples

· Administer medication and attend to other medical needs

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS

· 18 + years of age

· High School Diploma/GED

· 6 months experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities and/or experience in a human services field is beneficially preferred

· Home Health Aide, CNA, or NADSP Credential and/or training beneficial

· Own transportation that is properly registered to transport clients as needed

· Valid Drivers’ License

· Have Auto Insurance with a minimum of $100,000/$300,000 Injury Liability Coverage

· Smartphone with Data Plan for clocking in/out and documentation

· Current CPR and First Aid Certification or the ability to obtain

If you are interested, please go to www.altruistgroup.net to apply