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Direct Support Professional

Northwest Student Employment Program

Job Title

Direct Support Professional


Assocaition of Group Homes/ Nodaway County Services

Wage Rate


Hours Available


Start Date

As soon as possible

Application Deadline

Until Filled


Shedrick Gollady


122 Lieber Maryville MO 64468



Job Duties


Supports and Services:

  1. Provides or assists with the preparation of meals and cleanliness of home.
  2. Oversees the proper administration of medication.
  3. Assists each person to portray a positive image.
  4. Provides an environment of safety and security for all persons.
  5. Provides transportation, when needed.

Personal Plans:

  1. Knows, respects, and supports each person's Personal Plan.
  2. Assists in all processes of personal plan development, including: implementation, teaching plans, collecting information, monthly reviews and record keeping.

Health and Safety:

  1. Maintains home to reflect a safe, clean, and healthy environment.
  2. Maintains vehicle in good repair and operates in safe manner, following the Vehicle Guidelines.
  3. Informs the supervisor/office of any maintenance needs.
  4. Conducts and documents fire and storm drills.


  1. Provides a positive, appropriate relationship with families, general community, DMH personnel, and fellow staff members.
  2. Cooperates with public relations efforts, as requested.
  3. Attends staff meetings, workshops, etc., as requested.
  4. Has any changes in scheduling approved.
  5. Aware of the high cost of operating each home.
  6. Properly completes all required paperwork.
  7. Keeps supervisor’s aware of relevant information.
  8. Be cognizant of the Quality Outcomes in all decisions.
  9. Stay awake during normal working hours.

Contact the Supervisor to apply for this position. Apply for positions for which you meet the qualifications.