What It Takes
A Day in the Life of a Direct Support Professional
Do you have what it takes to work for EFI?
You must exhibit a commitment to value and empower individuals with developmental disabilities. In order to provide the best services for our clients and comply with federal and state laws, there are certain requirements which must be met:
- Must be 21 years of age or older
- Have a valid Washington State driver’s license with no more than 3 violations in the last 3 years.
- Have a HS diploma or GED
- Provide verification to be able to work in the U.S.A.
- Must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time
- Able to lift up to 40 lbs.
- Pass a DSHS background check which includes,
Upon employment you will need:
- Your verification to work in the U.S.A., such as a social security card
- A valid Washington driver’s license, and
- A driver’s abstract.
What We Do
Direct Support Professional (DSP)
The primary responsibility of the Direct Support Professional is to instruct clients in acquiring basic living skills, providing a safe living environment, and to assist clients in achieving their personal life goals. Job Description
Independent Living Aid
This position’s primary functions are to instruct and support Community clients in acquiring basic living skills, provide a safe living environment and assist residents in accomplishing their personal life goals.
DSP Team Lead
The Home Coordinator is actively involved in the instruction of EFI clients assisting in the acquisition of basic living skills, providing a safe living environment, and accomplishing their personal life goals. Home Coordinators must possess creative problem solving skills, the ability to work in a changing environment, and excellent writing skills. Job Description
The Residential Supervisor is actively involved in supervising and instructing employees and clients. Responsibilities include scheduling, managing & evaluating employees. Additional duties include assisting in the development of client’s goals and plans and overseeing client’s health and safety, making arrangements for medical needs. It is full time Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., however on call 24/7 availability may include nights/weekends/holidays. Days and hours may vary depending on the needs of the job.
The Job Coach’s primary responsibility is to provide employment support, on-the-job training and retention support for program participants. Provide meaningful and effective training services to persons with employment barriers. Identify, problem solve and communicate job supports to employer and job trainee.
The primary responsibility of the Employment Consultant is to identify and develop job assessment sites, job opportunities, and provide training. This position will require at a minimum 80% of outside marketing. This position is a non-management exempt salaried position. Job Description