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Direct Support Professional

Direct Support Professional

Direct Support Professional

The Frazer Center
Atlanta, GA 30307

Job details

Job Type

- Full-time

Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and provide documentation.

The Frazer Center is looking to expand our team of Direct Support Professionals. Frazer Center is a well established non-profit organization, offering services that allow people of all abilities to Gather, Learn, and Flourish!

General Responsibilities

Provide care, training, and instruction for adults with physical and cognitive challenges in the areas of recreation and leisure, daily living skills, vocational skills, and community integration. Provide direct services that meet or exceed the Center’s policies and procedures, licensing and regulatory requirements, and CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) accreditation standards. Report daily on an assigned caseload of adults and their progress toward personal goals outlined in Individual Service Plans (ISP).


Demonstrates commitment to the mission and values of the Frazer Center, the rights of people with disabilities to live with dignity and respect, and the philosophies of inclusion and strengths-based, person-centered practice.


  • Develop, plan, and maintain daily activities for adults with developmental disabilities based on their interests, strengths, and ISP goals.
  • Provide watchful oversight for all participants, but particularly participants assigned to your class or group.
  • Assist assigned adult participants and ISP team in assessment, development and implementation of person-centered plans.
  • Provide direct assistance in self-help, socialization, and adaptive skills training to individual participants and groups.
  • Support program participants in their personal growth and development respecting cultural, ethnic, spiritual, and individual differences. Support program participants to learn and advocate for their human and adult rights.
  • Provide direct assistance and training / retraining, in order to improve access to and use of community resources by individual participants or groups.
  • Provides active support and direct assistance in participation in community social, recreational and leisure activities.
  • Responsible for promptly responding to and reporting to the appropriate personnel, incidents or evidence of participant abuse; critical incidents; violation of participants’ rights and other events based on regulations or agency policies
  • Complete activity notes documenting services provided and progress on ISP goals and ISP data by the end of each shift.
  • Complete all other required documentation such as HRST tracking, maladaptive behavior logs, seizure tracking, reposition logs, or communication logs as needed. Assure all paperwork is accurate and submitted on time.
  • Maintain center program area – cleaning tables, chairs, and supplies daily/weekly as scheduled. Assures supplies are kept organized and in working order. Return supplies to designated area daily.
  • Physically participate with program participants in all activities; encourage participants to exercise choice in the pace and type of activities that occur.
  • Use positive behavior supports to prevent and address disruptive behaviors and to maintain a safe, respectful environment for adult participants.
  • Assist with the physical needs of adult participants
  • Safely drive Frazer Center vans for trips into the community when assigned.

Education/Training: High School Diploma or GED required. CNA or AA/BA in social work, special education, rehabilitation, or related field preferred.

Required Skill(s): Ability to read and write in English, moderate mathematics skills required; proficient interpersonal relations and communicative skills; auditory and visual skills; ability to bend, stoop, sit, stand, reach, and lift items weighing 50 pounds or less; satisfactory completion of post-offer pre-employment physical exam and drug test as required. The Frazer Center is a Drug Free workplace. Completion and clearance of a criminal background check. Has valid Georgia driver’s license with a driving history that meets DBHDD requirements; demonstrates the ability to drive a 12 passenger van. Must have appropriate computer skills, including familiarity with MS Word and Excel.

We offer competitive compensation including great benefits, paid time off (18 days/year), and paid holidays (13 days/year),healthcare, dental, vision, 401(K) matching plan.

EOC and Drug-Free Workplace

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $15.00 per hour


  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: One location

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• Mobile: NA

• Location: 33.769646:-84.32704

• Post ID: 21997734

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