LittleStar ABA Therapy Direct Support Professional in Depauw, Indiana
We deliver exceptional service by hiring extraordinary talent!
We are looking for a part-time Direct Support Professional that is passionate about helping others and wants to make a difference in the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities.
LittleStar ABA Therapy is a non-profit organization that has been providing ABA therapy for over 20-years. We were the first ABA center in the state of Indiana. In effort to further assist families with children with developmental disabilities, in 2015, we expanded services to include respite and Participant Assistance and Care (PAC) through the Family Support Waiver program.
The Direct Support Professional (DSP) position is fun and rewarding, and a great fit for those wanting to help others and looking for part-time hours. Direct Support Professionals provide much needed relief to the caregivers of individuals who are unable to care for themselves. Activities may include planning and providing instruction or assistance in activities of daily living (e.g., cooking, housekeeping, hygiene, etc.), recreation and leisure, social and interpersonal skills, communication skills, decision making, self-advocacy, community integration, medication assistance, and other related services. Hours are flexible and available seven-days a week. Many families are looking for services late afternoon to early evening and on the weekends, but there is a growing need for services during the work week (Monday through Friday 7a-5p) as well.
Qualifications and Skills of a Direct Support Professional
A passion for helping others
Responsible and dependable
High school diploma or equivalent
At least 18 years of age
Possess and maintain a clear criminal record per Medicaid Waiver regulation requirements
Maintain a valid Indiana driver's license, full-coverage insurance on personal vehicle, and maintain insurability as defined by the agency liability insurance carrier. Must possess and maintain reliable transportation that meets state requirements for transporting persons served.
Why Work at LittleStar?
Highly competitive pay, $17.45/hour
We are a non-profit organization, so we always focus on what is best for the individuals we serve
Quality training and a supportive team
To inspire, serve, and guide all those touched by autism to achieve a better reality.
To be the trusted, innovative, compassionate partner creating new possibilities for individuals touched by autism across their lifespan.
Real Care, Real Advocacy, and Real Progress
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