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Adult's - Direct Support Professional - Evenings - Olathe

Company: Lakemary Center, Inc.
Location: Olathe
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Are you driven by a passion to help others? Are you someone who can provide advocacy and support to individuals served in learning social and self-care skills?

If yes, Lakemary is looking for a Direct Support Professional for our Adult's Residential Program. In this role you will support adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the residential environment primarily during evening hours. This role functions under general supervision of a Team Lead.

Direct Support Professionals Responsibilities:

  • Provide direction and supervision on ground and in the community.
  • Respond to requests and inquiries from others as appropriate.
  • Understand and follow instructions provided by supervisor(s).
  • Intervene in crisis situations, including physical management of persons served, using approved crisis management system and skills.
  • Keep the work environment safe, clean, and orderly.
  • Complete all documentation by the end of shift.

An ideal candidate for this position has:

  • Ability to
  • Maintain confidentiality of persons served and staff.
  • Utilize time management skills.
  • Interpret, apply and explain applicable rules and regulations.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships.

  • Reliability
  • Honesty & integrity
  • Good communication & problem-solving skills

Direct Support Professional Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent
  • Due to Insurance criteria be at least 19+ years of age
  • Acceptable Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) to meet standard driving requirements
  • Preferred direct care experience

Sign On Bonus $500.00 after completing the 90 Day New Employee Probation Period

Other Job Details:

  • Day and hours vary (includes the weekends)
  • Starting pay: $ 12.75/hour
  • This is an 8 hour shift position, since you will be actively working with individuals served you will be provided a working lunch during your shift.

Lakemary provides competitive compensation and benefit package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans; paid time off; and a 401(k)-retirement plan


Lakemary provides training in program specific coursework.

Special Considerations:

Some environments/shifts require same sex staff due to regulatory requirements.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. EEO

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Statement:

For the last 50 years we have been working to create workplaces that reflect the communities we serve and a place where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work. We embrace this from our mission.

Keywords: Lakemary Center, Inc., Olathe , Adult's - Direct Support Professional - Evenings - Olathe, Other , Olathe, Kansas

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