Career Specialist DSP

We currently have openings for the following Learning Labs:

- 1 Food Service

- 1 Retail 

- 1 Professional Services

- 1 Floater 

Learning Lab Instructor

A. Learn and stay current with provided Learning Lab Curricula.

B. Prepare lessons according to plan to instruct individuals in assigned Learning Lab.

C. Conduct instruction according to lesson plan utilizing provided curricula within assigned Learning Lab for assigned individuals.

D. Evaluate individual progress in understanding provided instruction and make adjustments as needed to assist individual in achieving their goals.

E. Maintain required records of individual progress and group progress.

F. Maintain assigned Learning Lab within means using provided tools and materials.

G. Participate in team and individual meetings for curricula evaluation, peer learning, and program improvement/development.

H. Complete all assigned career development and continuing education trainings (on-line and in-person).

I. Participate in Individuals quarterly/yearly meetings (progress reports, goal identification, and plan development) as needed (in person or through written/electronic communication to team).

J. Identify and share new opportunities and curricula with team.

K. Perform direct care as needed.

Direct Services

L. Provides assistance to individuals when appropriate, while allowing opportunities for self-independency. Encourage individuals to use safety, cognitive, and social skills while in programming.

M. Implementation of the individualized support plan as created by the multidisciplinary treatment team.

N. Supervises adult individuals during the entirety of the program day, ensuring safety and welfare of individuals as well as program effectiveness.

Case Management

O. Provide input to treatment planning process.

P. Notify supervisor, case coordinator, or other pertinent personnel of any issues or concerns.

Q. Reporting and Record Keeping

R. Complete all required forms, documents, and reports in an accurate and timely manner.

a. These may include, but are not limited to the following: Progress reports, Behavior Plans and reports, Individual and /or Curriculum evaluations, Performance analytics, etc.

S. Maintain a thorough knowledge of individuals’ goals and objectives and periodically review the record for updated information.

T. Must check Carey Services email account daily.

U. Attend in-service meetings, conferences and other training as needed

V. Safety

W. Promote agency-wide safety and housekeeping as well as take a proactive approach to preventive maintenance and delivery of quality service.


 II. Minimum Job Qualifications

Education and Experience: High school diploma or GED required. Experience working in an educational or service related field also preferred. Must possess a valid driver’s license, adequate automobile insurance, and meet agency insurability requirements.

Knowledge: Must be able to learn (instruction provided) basic principles of teaching. Must have good basic mathematical computation and English Language writing knowledge. As required by specific job requirements, must know first aid/health/safety measures, or build an acceptable competence level by post-hire training. Working knowledge of basic computer operations (i.e. typing, checking email) is preferred.

Skills and Abilities: Adaptability and Flexibility, Teamwork, Communication (written and oral), Initiative, Judgment, Planning and Organization, and Problem Solving.

Physical Demands: Must be able to bend, stoop, or stand for long periods of time, and assist in lifting various weights, including the transfer and movement of individuals. Must be able to wear all required personal protective equipment such as, but not limited to: gloves, masks, gowns, face shields, shoes, ear plugs, etc. Must be able to follow all required safe and universal precaution practices during a pandemic and as required otherwise.