Direct Support Professional
Northeast Arc
2d ago


  • Work directly with individuals with intellectual disabilities to teach, support, and to facilitate choices for people in their homes and within their communities.
  • Maintain the safety and security of the group home during overnight hours.
  • Must be comfortable with providing total personal care and providing other daily living skill supports as needed.
  • Provide hands-on support at the home, including individualized supports in transferring, bathing and grooming, and following specific dining protocols and treatments.
  • Complete ISP documentation, incident reporting and other necessary documentation in accordance with Northeast Policies and Procedures and funding Regulations.
  • Demonstrate and implement knowledge of Northeast Arc Policy and Procedures, including Code of Conduct and Residential Division Standards as well as funding source regulations.
  • Follow emergency procedures and on call beeper systems.

  • Document accurately and thoroughly including in Inter-team Communication Logs, Health Records, Daily Data Books and Fire Drill Logs as outlined in Northeast Arc Policy and Procedures.
  • Ensure that the human, civil and legal rights of all individuals are protected. Follow DPPC and mandated reporting guidelines.
  • Teach and promote dignity and reasonable risk with individuals.

  • Facilitate meaningful community experiences for each individual that fosters skill acquisition, relationship building and independence.
  • Requirements :

  • Passion to work for a mission based organization.
  • Must be reliable and dependable.
  • Experience with individuals with intellectual / developmental disabilities, a plus, but not necessary.
  • HS Diploma or GED.
  • Obtain and maintain certification in CPR, First Aid, and medication administration.
  • Bilingual / Bi-cultural candidates encouraged to apply
  • Northeast Arc is one of the largest employers on the North Shore, and we pride ourselves on offering a comprehensive and excellent benefits package.

    Please visit us at : http : / / / about-us / careers / benefits / for a more detailed explanation of benefits.

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