Direct Support Professional - Individual Supports - Cape Abilities - Hyannis

Part Time

The Direct Support Professional provides instruction, support, and serves as a positive role model to individuals with developmental disabilities, autism, acquired brain injury or other unique challenges. DSPs are expected to encourage development of life, social and recreational skills, community and health care access. Provides direct, active, and constructive interactions with individuals in collaboration with colleagues, supervisors, clinical staff, community members, and families.

High school diploma or equivalent required.Associates degree or additional education in the field (s) of psychology, social work, nursing, or special education preferred.1 year of direct care, CNA, or human services experience preferred.Must be able to effectively communicate in both verbal and written form with coworkers and supported individuals and read fluently.Valid driver’s license in the state of Massachusetts required.Successful completion of all state and Agency mandated trainings upon hire required.Successful completion of Medication Administration Training certification upon hire.

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