Crisis Hotline: 1-800-841-1255    |    Appointments or Services: 1-844-309-6385

(396) IDD Direct Service Professional

Job Description

Why join our team?

BTCS Values our team members and believes it is important to reward and compensate our team members for their contribution to our success. BTCS offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package and generous leave accruals.

Medical Insurance: Through BlueCross Blue Shield, we offer comprehensive medical coverage for you and your eligible dependents with access to network and non-network health care providers. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Dental Insurance: Through Dental Select, we offer two coverage plans for dental care, to include preventative, basic and major services. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Vision Insurance: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer vision coverage to include discounts on everyday vision needs, such as eye exams and glasses and/ or contacts. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Prescription Plan: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer discounts on generic, preferred or brand-name drugs as well as non-preferred drugs at pharmacies or through a convenient home delivery program. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Flexible Spending Accounts: Optional pre-tax contributions for medical reimbursement and dependent care plans.

Retirement Plans:
401A: Through this governmental plan, we offer a 7% match to employee contributions.
457/403(b): Through these governmental plans, employees may contribute pre-tax earnings for retirement. Employees may participate on the first day of employment.

Sponsored Insurance:
Life Insurance: Through Dearborn National, we offer basic life insurance of $5,000. Optional supplemental coverage, as well as spouse and eligible dependent policies, are available to purchase.
Long Term Disability/ Accident/ Critical Illness Insurance: Through Dearborn National we offer optional insurance coverages at a competitive rate. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Family and Medical Leave: Job protection to provide care related to a child’s birth or adoption, or for yourself or a family member’s serious health condition.

Employee Assistance Program: Through Alliance Worksite Solutions, we offer a no cost, confidential employee assistance program as a resource to resolve personal, family, financial and legal problems for employees and their dependents.

Professional Development: Joining Bluebonnet Trails is about joining a culture of inclusiveness, collaboration, trust, and the invitation and expectation to have a voice. Bluebonnet offers employees the opportunity to participate in professional development that is skill based and offers continuing education courses to enhance knowledge and performance via online courses and instructor led webinars.

Additional Perks:
– Employee Referral Awards
– Licensure Supervision
– Licensure Renewal Fee Reimbursement
– Public Service Loan Forgiveness Programs
– Educational Leave
– Competitive Pay Differentials for Applicable Positions

Under the direct supervision of the Provider Program Coordinator, the Direct Service Professional (DSP) provides support services and skills training to educate individuals with development disabilities to reach their maximum level of independence to optimize their personal, social, and functional living skills to live successfully in the community. The DSP is required to work with individuals who may display physical, emotional, and or behavioral challenges that are a challenge to environments and people with whom they interact.

The DSP must have the ability to teach and model adaptive behaviors, fully implement training programs, assist individuals with activities of daily living, communicate effectively with individuals served and accurately document observations and services provided. Although some services may be site based, the focus of training will occur in the community so integration may occur that offers opportunities to help persons understand the many supports and services that are available to them in the community.

All services are provided in compliance with Health and Human Services Commission state guidelines and the performance contract handbook. The DSP must have the ability to stay current in all center required training, work variable hours when needed to provide adequate coverage, remain flexible to work in variable work settings and counties. Direct support services will be provided in different environments such as Enrichment Centers, community settings, nursing facilities as needed.  Virtual services may also be provided by the DSP.

Location: Williamson and Burnet Counties

Salary: $13.39 – $16.14/hr

Applicable Differentials:

$0.75/hr Bilingual

$1.00/hr Specialty

$1.00/hr Career Ladder

CityWilliamson and Burnet Counties
CountyBurnet County, Williamson County
CredentialsMinimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED, plus six (6) months full time experience in working with people with developmental disabilities. Basic computer knowledge. Must have a valid Texas drivers license and maintain approved driver’s status throughout employment.

Preferred Qualifications: Bilingual (English/Spanish). Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Salary Amount$27,851 - 33,571/year
Closing DateOpen until filled
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For Appointments or Information:
844-309-6385

24-Hour Crisis Hotline:
800-841-1255

Administration:
1009 North Georgetown Street
Round Rock, Texas 78664

Bluebonnet Trails Community Services as a recipient of Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grant dollars either directly from FTA or through the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), will comply with the Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000d), the U.S. Department of Transportation implementing regulations, FTA Circular 4702.lB, and TxDOT PTN requirements as specified in Master Grant Agreement, and State Management Plan. Our Title VI Plan can be viewed here: BBT - Title VI Plan - Sep 2020 - 2023

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