Therapeutic Child Supporter/Direct Support Professional
at Person Directed Supports, Inc.

Date Posted: 9/15/2020

Job Description

Job Responsibilities

As you will assist individuals with daily living activities at the person's home or in a care facility. Duties may include keeping house (making beds, doing laundry, washing dishes) and preparing meals as well as advising families and individuals regarding such things as nutrition, cleanliness, and household activities.

Additional responsibilities of the Therapeutic Child Supporter includes:

  • Preparing and maintaining records of client progress and services performed, reporting changes in client condition to manager or supervisor
  • Caring for individuals providing companionship, personal care, or help in adjusting to new lifestyles
  • Planning, shopping for, or preparing nutritious meals or assisting families in planning, shopping for, or preparing nutritious meals
  • Transporting clients to locations outside the home, such as to physicians' offices or on outings, using a motor vehicle.
  • Instructing or advise clients on issues such as household cleanliness, utilities, hygiene, or nutrition

    Job Requirements


    Bachelor's degree in a human services field


    4 years work experience in the human services field directly working with individual's, preferably youth, who have experience with IDD or MH diagnosis and or autism.

    Job Snapshot

    About Us

    At Person Direct Supports, we are always looking for people to join our team. If you are searching for a rewarding career where you can make a difference in someone’s everyday life, we would love to hear from you. As an employee you can provide leadership, support, resources and care for people with intellectual disabilities. Our professional team is dedicated to assisting individuals become more independent while living life to the fullest. We currently employ over 250 full and part-time people, and are always looking for fresh faces to become a part of the PDS team.

    Benefits of Working at Person Directed Supports:

    • A gratifying sense of fulfillment from helping others
    • A successful career in a secure industry
    • Medical insurance (including prescription, dental, and vision)
    • 401(k) savings account
    • Short and long term disability
    • Paid educational and professional development opportunities
    • Life insurance
    • Paid time off

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