Reportable to the assigned Supervisor or Program Coordinator, the Direct Support Professional provides support and care to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and/or autism in their homes and communities. The overall goal of the Direct Support Professional is to carry out The Arc of Clarke County’s mission – to embody and protect the human rights of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and to practice person-centered planning, which actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes. The DSP will be assigned to work in either a community home (or homes) owned by The Arc or at a location(s) assigned by the Home and Community Services Department (HCS).
Overview of Duties/Essential Functions:
To perform this position successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: