Under the supervision of the Program Supervisor or designee, the Direct Support Paraprofessional provides services to individuals supported by the B-3 Individual Supports program, which increase their independence and probability of successfully living on their own, in a supervised apartment setting.
Essential Job Functions:
Assists individuals with identifying goals
Assists in developing and monitoring outcomes and adjusts, as needed
Assists individuals with inclusion
Respects the dignity and individuality of each individual and his/her right to confidentiality
Assists individuals with daily needs
Ensures that the safety, health, hygiene and nutritional needs of the individuals are met
Assists individuals at learning and increasing skills in all areas of independence. This includes, but is not limited to: self-help skills, independent living skills, accessing community resources, and pursuit of leisure activities. If an individualized plan exists, this document serves as guide for these supports.
Completes required paperwork (may vary by location) accurately and as required by program
Assists individuals with daily activities, home care and maintenance, and transportation
Demonstrates Easterseals UCP’s valued behaviors of Accountability, Commitment and Caring as appropriate to position
Completes required training within prescribed timeframes
Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor