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Direct Support Provider - PT/Weekends




Centerstone is a non-profit organization, and we provide a full range of mental health support, treatment and educational services. Our employees value collaborative, individualized, people-focused care. Hiring for Direct Support Provider to work at Adult Residential facility. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Teaches, models, and coaches activities of daily living (ADL) (e. g., personal hygiene, housekeeping, meal preparation, money management, educational and vocational goal-setting, nutrition needs); monitors performance of ADL skills and provides therapeutic feedback. Teaches psychoeducation classes on recovery (e. g., medication side effects, ADL, communication skills, stress management strategies). Plans and facilitates community-based activities (e. g., medical appointments, grocery shopping, leisure/recreation/socialization); facilitates access to community resources (e. g., AA/NA meetings, school, job placement). Contributes to safe and therapeutic environment by practicing verbal de-escalation and, as authorized, other behavior management techniques. Serves as “ambassador” of CKY and its clients by integrating clients into the community and educating community members about people with disabilities and about CKY’s services and programming. Collaborates with community systems on behalf of individuals served (e. g., school, landlord, family, transportation provider, employer). Provides transportation (e. g., driving CKY van or personal vehicle), ensuring adherence to standard safety practices (e. g., driver certification, seat belts, child safety seats); teaches and facilitates use of public transportation systems. Provides personal care, as needed (e. g., personal hygiene, toileting, laundry, meal preparation, safe eating techniques). Administers First Aid and CPR, as needed. Supervises self-administered medication, depending on the specific clinical program’s protocols. Identifies assigned clients’ food and/or medication allergies and exercises reasonable care to avoid exposure to allergens.
Communicates information relevant to care, treatment, and services, with other CKY staff members and, as authorized, with non-CKY providers, to ensure appropriate level and quality of care. May take responsibility for specific assignments within the program (e. g., food programs, admissions at Crisis Stabilization Unit). Documents services and care provided by timely completing various forms (e. g., attendance records, daily logs, shift/progress notes, incident reports, time reports in accordance with CKY and regulatory standards.
Maintains confidentiality of protected health information, consistent with CKY procedures and state and federal law. Attends and participates in all required staff and service planning meetings and trainings.


18 years of age or older. Over six and up to twelve months full-time experience working with individuals who receive services for treatment of a mental health, substance abuse, intellectual disability, or physical health condition. Valid driver’s license. Proof of automobile liability insurance. Positive driving record. Good interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate with verbal and nonverbal individuals. Teaching skills. Ability to provide nurturing attention and care to individuals with disabilities. Patience and empathy. Maturity and judgment.



Work Schedule

Set Hours


$9.71 - $12.13 hourly


No benefits for part-time.

Required Education

High School Diploma

Work Location

Louisville — 7116 Meadow Ridge Drive

Application Process

Apply on-line at: https://centerstone.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/CenterstoneCareers/job/Louisville-Kentucky/Direct-Support-Provider_JR-000167-1. Centerstone is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or protected veteran status.

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