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Direct Support Professional

Posted: 07/25/2022

Happiness Bag, Incorporated
PAC SERVICES * RESHAB * RESPITE CARE * DHI DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL
Job Description

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Home Manager; Service Coordinator; or ResHab/Respite Director
HOURS: Varies based upon participant requests/needs
WAGE: $13.75/hour to start; $14.25/hour after 90-day probationary period
BENEFITS: Full-time Employees: Paid time off after 90 days; Wellness Clinic option
EXPERIENCE & ESSENTIAL SKILLS:
 Must have prior experience working with individuals with disabilities;
 Should possess excellent interpersonal skills;
 Should possess the ability to cope with stressful situations;
 Must have the ability to work productively with minimal supervision;
 Should possess quality planning and organizational skills;
 Should possess excellent time management skills;
 Must possess good written skills; and
 Should possess & promote of a positive attitude

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
 Must be at least 18 years of age;
 Must be able to pass Indiana State Police background check;
 Must be able to pass County Criminal background check;
 Must have valid, unrestricted driver’s license;
 Must be able to pass Indiana Nurse Aid Registry check;
 Must be certified in CPR, to include AED training, and First Aid;
 Must submit to TB tine test and/or provide proof of a negative test within the past twelve (12) months of date of hire;
 Must submit to and pass mandatory drug screen;
 Must have safe and reliable transportation;
 Must provide proof of current, motor vehicle insurance;
 Must attend mandatory training sessions required of position; and
 Must possess ability to provide accurate documentation and meet deadlines.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES and DUTIES:
 Ensure each participants’ safety, personal appearance, hygiene, etc. are upheld and maintained to the expectations of
the individual, their family and/or guardian, and Happiness Bag, Inc.;
 Provide supports for participant to work toward achievement of goals/objectives as indicated in the participant’s ISP;
 Assist participant, utilizing physical and/or verbal prompts, dependent upon abilities and capabilities, with hygiene,
toileting, daily living skills; household chores; etc.;
 Always display and promote positive encouragement to engage participant in various activities;
 Ensure that the rights and responsibilities of the participant are being strictly adhered to;
 Provide safe transportation for the participant while under your care;
 Always display professional and appropriate respect for the participant’s family and their residence, as applicable;
 Maintain and comply with all HIPPA guidelines and Happiness Bag, Inc. policies and procedures regarding privacy and
confidentiality;
 Maintain appropriate communication with the parent/legal guardian;
 Maintain proper and accurate documentation regarding participant’s hours of service; description of services provided;
etc. and submit in a timely manner on indicated due dates;
 Provide proper notification to immediate supervisor of any issues, problems, etc. in a timely manner;
 Work as an integral team member to insure the participant’s environment is barrier free; clean and well maintained;
 Adhere to all Happiness Bag, Inc. policies and procedures;
 Maintain open communication with Home Manager, if applicable, and/or Immediate Supervisor;
 Assist in positive promotion of all programs and services offered by the organization;
 Attend all staff meetings, training sessions, and designated activities as directed by the Respite Care & Residential
Habilitation Program Director and/or the Executive Director; and
 Perform all other tasks/duties, as outlined in the Policy and Procedure Manual, employee orientation, and as directed by
the Respite Care & Residential Habilitation Program Director and/or the Executive Director.