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QDDP - Qualified Developmental Disabilities Professional

Company: Help at Home
Location: Rensselaer
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Job Description:






Help at Home is hiring a Qualified Developmental Disabilities Professional!

Help at Home is the nation’s leading provider of high-quality support services to seniors and people with disabilities. Our clients need us more than ever to continue living independently in their own homes, while staying safe from high-risk facilities.   

Help at Home leads the home care industry in protecting our clients, caregivers and employees. We provide priority vaccine access, a ready supply of quality PPE, and up-to-date training. 

At Help at Home, our QDDPs focus on coordinating the development and implementation of supported living services with referral sources, clients, and employees, while ensuring the delivery of quality care services.  This coordination occurs through the direct supervision of employees, support for clients, and ongoing communication with family, community, and funding and licensure sources.

Office hours are Monday - Friday 9:00AM - 5:00PM, but work hours for this role will vary to support business needs.



Help at Home strives to be an employer of choice in your community and our employees are the foundation of our work. Eligible staff have the opportunity to enroll in a wide variety of benefit programs, along with lucrative bonuses in certain areas. 

We offer a variety of in-depth training opportunities in order to provide our staff with the tools to be successful. Help at Home also offers strong career path possibilities for those employees who are committed to growing within the organization.  


Join us today and become a Help at Home Hero!


A typical day for a Qualified Developmental Disabilities Professional includes: 

Person-Centered Planning and Individual Support Planning: 

  • Actively participating in the person-centered planning process, including development and implementation of Person-Centered Plans (PCPs) and the Individual Support Plan (ISP). 

  • Designing and implementing support and teaching strategies targeted at assisting clients with reaching their outcomes, as outlined in the client’s ISP. 

Quality Assurance:

  • Reviewing all documentation, notifying the Support Coordinator of any incidents, and providing oversight for DSP staff and Team Leads. 

  • Maintaining communication with family members, guardians, staff, and Support Coordinators on a regular basis, particularly regarding policies, issues, and concerns. 


  • Coordinating in-service trainings that are needed to assist staff in fulfilling responsibilities related to client-directed support. 

  • Providing direct support by providing services needed to protect the health and safety of the client, especially in a staffing crisis. 

Other Job Functions: 

  • Client record-related maintenance and compliance. 

  • Coordination of client benefits including Medicaid, Medicare, SSI, SSA, and Food Stamps. 

  • Securing community resources for clients. 

  • Assisting the Director with other duties, as assigned and with approval. 


In order to be eligible for this role, you should have: 

  • A Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, human services, or a related field  

  • Experience working with adults with developmental disabilities 

  • QDDP Certification or the ability to obtain QDDP Certification 

  • Supervisory experience preferred 

  • A personal vehicle that is insured and meets state safety/licensure requirements 

  • A valid driver’s license, may require chauffeur’s license 

  • 24/7 availability for caseload-related crises 

  • Availability to be On-Call 


Qualified Developmental Disabilities Professionals must comply with state background screening requirements. Compensation, benefits, time off, and bonuses vary by state and location, so please ask for complete details at your interview. 

Keywords: Help at Home, Gary , QDDP - Qualified Developmental Disabilities Professional, Other , Rensselaer, Indiana

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