PORTCO, Inc. is seeking a qualified and motivated Part-Time Direct Support Professional/Vocational Coach for Waiver Program recipients in the Hampton Roads area. Candidate will be responsible for providing vocational support (job coaching), supervision of work tasks, training and transportation to individuals with intellectual disabilities. The applicant must be capable of maintaining client support documentation, time sheets and incident reports. This is a vital support position and requires a team mentality, good work ethic and flexibility. The ability to follow all DMAS and DBHDS documentation requirements is an essential function of this position. Driving of agency vehicle is a mandatory requirement for this position. Applicant must have valid Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record. Candidates will be fingerprinted and must pass VA State Police Criminal background check.
Only applicants meeting these requirements should apply.
- DSP certification or ability to obtain
- At least one year of experience in providing services to intellectually disabled adults within an ID Waiver services program
- Experience with supported employment is a plus
- Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record
- Ability to maintain detailed progress notes to DMAS/DBHDS standards
- Knowledge and understanding of the barriers affecting intellectually disabled individuals with gaining and maintaining employment
- Good organizational skills
- Ability to effectively interpret and apply policies and procedures
- Ability to successfully manage multiple duties
- Ability to obtain required certifications
Starting compensation is $11 per hour. Position is part time (approximately 20 -25 hours per week) and no weekends, but flexibility is a must. Advancement opportunities and potential for growth are available for the right candidate.
Successful candidate will be fingerprinted and must pass criminal background investigation
Candidate must be physically able to perform the essential duties
Qualified candidates only, please email your resume and cover letter in response to this posting.
PORTCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Women, Veterans and Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job Type: Part-time
Salary: $11.00 to $11.50 /hour