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QDDP - Qualified Developmental Disability Professional at Help At Home

QDDP - Qualified Developmental Disability Professional

Help At Home Elizabethtown, KY Full-Time
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Help at Home is currently hiring a Qualified Developmental Disability Professional! 

Help at Home is the nation’s leading provider of high-quality support to seniors and people with disabilities. Right now, our clients need us more than ever to continue living independently in their own homes.

Right now, our clients need us more than ever. We are still hiring compassionate employees and we are taking every precaution to protect our communities.

We commit to being transparent and open in our hiring process to ensure your health and safety. Our clients, caregivers and employees will always be our top priority. 

At Help at Home, our QDDPs focus on coordinating the development and implementation of supported living services with referral sources, clients and employees, while ensuring the delivery of quality services.  This coordination occurs with the direct supervision of employees, providing support for clients and ongoing communication to family, community and funding and licensure sources. This role is located in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, but will require travel within the county.

Benefits

Help at Home strives to be an employer of choice in your community and our employees are the foundation of our work. Eligible staff have the opportunity to enroll in a wide variety of benefit programs, along with lucrative bonuses in certain areas.

We offer a variety of in-depth training opportunities in order to provide our staff with the tools to be successful. Help at Home also offers strong career path possibilities for those employees who are committed to growing within the organization. 

Responsibilities

Person Centered Planning and Individual Support Planning:

  • Actively participate in the person centered planning process, including development and implementation of Person Centered Plans (PCPs) and the Individual Support Plan (ISPs)
  • Design and implement support and teaching strategies targeted at assisting clients with reaching their outcomes, as outlined in the client’s ISP
  • Provide supervision and training to Direct Support Professionals regarding the implementation of the PCP, ISP and teaching strategies
  • Evaluate and revise support and teaching strategies, as necessary, to ensure progress toward achievement of outcomes and action steps

Quality Assurance:

  • Review all documentation, notify Support Coordinator of any incidents and provide oversight for DSP staff and Team Leads
  • Maintain communication with family members, guardians, staff and Support Coordinators on a regular basis, particularly regarding policies, issues and concerns

Supervision/Training:

  • Coordinate in-service training needed to assist staff in fulfilling responsibilities related to client-directed support
  • Provide direct support by providing services needed to protect the health and safety of the client, especially in a staffing crisis
  • Communicate with the Interdisciplinary Team about concerns and findings
  • Coordinate and assist staff with maintaining positive relationships
  • Be available to respond to staff in case of an emergency
  • Perform on-site evaluations for all field staff

Other job functions:

  • Client record-related maintenance and compliance
  • Participation in weekend on-call rotation approximately every 4 weeks
  • Coordination of client benefits including Medicaid, Medicare, SSI, SSA, and Food Stamps
  • Securing community resources for clients 
  • Assist the Director with teaching the training classes and with on-site investigations, as requested, for worker injury and client feedback
  • Maintain and promote professional manner for self and support staff within all communications
  • Assist the Director with other duties, as assigned and with approval

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree required in social work, psychology, human services or a related field (5 years of relevant experience may be used in lieu of degree requirement)
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • Personal vehicle that is insured and meets state safety/licensure requirements
  • Valid driver’s license, may require chauffeur’s license
  • Must be available to work day shifts
  • Must be available to work PRN shifts
  • Must be available to be On-Call
  • 24/7 availability for caseload-related crises

In order to be employed as a Qualified Developmental Disability Professional, candidates must comply with state background screening requirements. Compensation, benefits, time off and bonuses vary by state and location, so please ask for complete details at your interview.

 

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