Health and Joy Services (HAJS) Community Integration Specialist - DSP Washington, DC · Part time

To protect and promote the rights and dignity of the person(s) you support through building a committed relationship based on trust and supporting that person to become an active and valued member of their community.

Description

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES


• Observe and respond to persons physical, social, behavioral and personal needs.


• Provide adequate supervision to people receiving support to facilitate their health and safety.


• Ensure a Community Integration Plan is developed and followed, and that this plan is meaningful and beneficial for the person.


• Attend and participate in all relevant Health & Joy Services, LLC events, workshops, training and meetings.


• Ensure responsible usage of the person and agency’s resources, e.g. vehicles, buildings, finances, etc.


• Support the person to achieve their highest potential and goals for community integration and contribution, relationship building, vocational exploration, self-determination, learning and personal 

growth.


• Explore the interests and desires of the person being supported.


• Provide support in a manner which respects a person’s right to privacy and upholds their dignity.


• Demonstrate a person-centered practice, an understanding of and commitment to inclusion, and the rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.


• Maintain thorough records and documentation as required by DDS/DDA. 


QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS


• Minimum high school diploma or GED equivalent.

• Pass state background check 

• CPR/First Aid 

• Possess current TB results

• Ability to pass and maintain required trainings 

  • Covid Vaccination


PREFERRED SKILLS


Prior experience working with people with developmental or intellectual disabilities.


Salary

$16.1 - $16.1 per hour