Direct Support Professional

Bristol Adult Resource Center

Full Time, Part Time
Service

Job Summary: The Direct Support Professional works with individuals with physical and developmental disabilities in an adult day or residential program setting. Participates in the operation of all assigned day or residential service programs ensure appropriate individual care and safety, and instruction in accordance with BARC policy, DDS regulations and family input. Responsible for (but are not limited to): acts as an advocate for all individuals served, provides direct care coverage and instruction, participates in required trainings, staff meetings, implements teaching strategies, assists individuals in daily living, activities, community skills, meal preparation, transportation. Documents in individuals program books, teaching strategy charts, medical charts, and behavior charts, ensures individuals medical needs are reported. Some physical requirements of lifting, pushing, and cleaning are required.

Requirements: High school diploma, 18 years old, and valid state driver’s license. Must be able to obtain DDS medication certification, CPR, PMT upon hire. Experience preferred. (SUB position – see posting for possible exceptions). PSL endorsement with medical & background checks required for some positions.

Contact Information


(860) 261-5592
careers@bristolarc.org
195 Maltby St. Bristol, CT 06010