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Day Program Direct Support Professional

Organization

Apple Patch

Description

The Day Program DSP will assist in managing the day-to-day activities of Apple Patch Centers for personal Development. This job includes instruction of individuals with intellectual disabilities in a classroom setting and/or being responsible for community outings and other areas as instructed.

Organizational Duties and Responsibilities
1. Supports the mission, vision, and philosophy of Apple Patch. Facilitates and supports the implementation of policies and procedures.
2. Supports and facilitates positive interaction with others by exhibiting: Individual maturity, respect for others, a team-centered approach, maintenance of confidential information, and an appreciation of a multicultural workplace.
4. Exhibits effective communication skills.
5. Participates in appropriate professional development programs to attain and maintain competency.
6. Effectively manages financial and physical resources to achieve Apple Patch's objectives.

Requirements

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
1. In collaboration with the Manager, develops and maintains a schedule of day program activities.
2. Assists clients in the development of daily living, social, recreational and leisure skills.
3. Assist in organizing and managing group outings in the community.
4. Follows habilitation plans for each individual client.
5. Manages group behavior.
6. Maintains a daily log of participant progress and activities.
7. Completes other documentation as required.
8. Works collaboratively with other members of The Apple Patch Community staff.
9. Turns in monthly syllabuses in a timely manner.
10. Exhibits regular and punctual attendance.
11. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Type

Full-time

Work Schedule

Set Hours — Monday through Friday, 8am-4pm

Salary

$10/ hour

Benefits

Health benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401 K Retirement Plan, generous Paid Time Off,

Required Education

High School Diploma — Education and Experience
High School Diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in a human services field preferred.
Previous experience working with individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities preferred but not required.
Must possess a current and valid driver’s license with an insurable driving record.
Must have general knowledge of PC and a basic competency in Word, Excel, and Microsoft Office.
Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

Work Location

Louisville — Hikes Point or Springdale Apple Patch locations

Application Process

Please apply online at www.ApplePatch.org

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