Direct Support Professional (IDD) Position Available

Direct Support Professional (IDD)




A Great Opportunity / Full-Time, Part-Time, On-Call /$13.00 – $14.00 per hour/ MT VERNON KNOX COUNTY

At ViaQuest Residential Services we provide support to individuals with developmental disabilities in their homes. Training for this position is provided in its entirety so no experience is required. Apply today and make a difference in the lives of the individuals we serve!


What ViaQuest can offer you:
  • Paid training including CPR, First Aid and Medication Administration courses and certifications.
  • Paid daily orientation. Apply today, start earning pay tomorrow.
  • Benefit package for full-time employees (including medical, vision, dental, disability and life insurance and a 401k).
  • Paid-time off.
  • Premium holiday pay.
  • Mileage reimbursement.
  • Annual pay increases.
  • A variety of flexible schedules.
  • Employee referral bonus program.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Providing direct care and support to individuals with developmental disabilities – our goal is to foster increased independence, choice and empowerment while assuring that their health and safety needs are being met at all times.
  • Administering site training to new hires.
  • Assisting with shift coverage as needed.
  • Supervising, teaching and assisting individuals in all aspects of his/her life.
  • Completing various household tasks including meal preparation and maintaining a clean and safe living environment.
  • Providing personal care assistance.

Requirements for this position include:

  • At least 18 years of age.
  • High school diploma or GED is preferred.
  • Personal, reliable vehicle that you’re willing and able to use to transport individuals served.
  • Valid driver’s license and car insurance.
  • Fewer than 6 points in the last two years on your motor vehicle record.
  • Can push, lift or carry up to 50 lbs. and can climb, balance, kneel and crouch.
  • Experience in the field of developmental disabilities or direct care is preferred but not required.

This position is great for:

  • Those who are interested in starting a career in healthcare.
  • Those interested in gaining more experience in the IDD Field.
  • Nursing assistants and those interested in pursing a career as an STNA.
  • Those who want to gain experience while taking classes or those without a degree.
  • Candidates of all ages (high school graduates-retirees).
  • Those who may have gaps in their resume.

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