Direct Care Professional
This position provides support and training, including but not limited to, emotional support, physical support and monitoring, and
development of life skills through training programs, all leading to increased independence and participation in community life for persons
with developmental disabilities and/or other related disorders.
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Provides assistance to person(s) served in order to promote their physical, social, and psychological well being.
Interacts frequently and positively with person(s) served and support staff to promote the rights of the person(s) served to achieve an
enhanced quality of life.
Follow agency procedures to promote optimum health care and behavioral supports to maintain the well being of person(s) served.
Follow agency procedures to promote optimum safety practices to provide a safe environment.
Completes all documentation as required to ensure quality services.
Education: High school diploma or GED. Exceptions to educational requirements must comply with state law and regulations.
Qualifications: Experience in providing services and supports to individuals with mental retardation, developmental disabilities, or related
Minimum age requirement is 18 years.
Valid driver’s license, with a satisfactory driving record, as defined by ResCare’s vehicle policy.