Direct Service Specialist Resume Samples

A Direct Service Specialist provides the highest quality direct service support. Job responsibilities often listed on the Direct Service Specialist Resume are – providing direct care to those dealing with intellectual and developmental disabilities, performing personal care tasks, including assistance with basic personal hygiene and grooming, feeding, and ambulation; fostering positive relationships between caretakers and individuals served, ensuring client safety and maintaining a safe environment; encouraging self-help activities; reporting changes in client’s condition or family situation; and executing all other duties as assigned.

Those seeking this job role must mention on the resume the following skills and abilities – the ability to work in a group home or home-like settings; strong communication skills, multitasking abilities, the ability to handle physical aspects of the job including bending, lifting, and pushing/pulling; and a valid driver’s license. A high school diploma or GED is required to work in this capacity.

Direct Service Specialist Resume example

Direct Service Specialist Resume

Objective : To acquire a job with long-term prospects in an environment where there is a necessity for a range of office administration tasks such as organizational abilities, computer information, and business intelligence.

Skills : Operations Management, Human Resource, Data Entry.

Description :

    1. Assisted or instructed consumers on Activities of Daily Living.
    2. Provided care to consumers as defined in their Individual Service Plan.
    3. Interacted with consumers in a professional manner.
    4. Monitored the administration of medication as necessary.
    5. Transported consumers to all activities and appointments as specified by supervisor.
    6. Completed all required documentation including progress notes, incident reports, and support logs according to company standards.
    7. Performed and/or assisted in household maintenance to maintain a safe environment.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED


Direct Service Specialist Resume

Summary : Responsible self-starter with 13 yrs experiences working with intellectually and physically disabled individuals 13 to 42 years of age. Seasoned in assisting individuals in achieving personal outcomes, while providing person-centered supports. Promoting the use of social and daily life skills, with the overall goal being community integration and complete independence.

Skills : Directing Skills, Service Specialist.

Description :

    1. Provided direct services to 20 yr old MR client, including assistance with personal hygiene and tasks for daily living, not excluding physically assisting when needed.
    2. Provided transportation to and from community events and activities.
    3. Monitored social skills when interacting with peers, and attending community based programs.
    4. Assisted in spending choices and promoting budgeting skills.
    5. Administered medication daily.
    6. Implemented IEP plan daily while documenting all outcomes and possible plan reevaluation.
    7. Worked with family and day support to ensure outcomes are being met and consistency during individual interactions.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MS


Direct Service Specialist Resume

Headline : As a Direct Service Specialist, responsible for maintaining accurate records which are compatible with those maintained by Wayne Metro for the purpose of deriving statistics, meeting legal requirements for program and client records, and compiling program reports as may be requested by program management.

Skills : Detail Oriented, Person Centered Care, Fast Learner, Organized, Provide a safe and comfortable environment for patients, Demonstrate reliability in attendance and punctuality.

Description :

    1. Provided parents with education about all care and plan services.
    2. Assisted consumers in meal preparation.
    3. Assisted with hygiene needs as needed.
    4. Increased the services available to agency clients; and better coordinate existing services in the interest of aiding agency clients meet social, physical, and economic needs. 
    5. Continuously monitored and assessed the adequacy of referral agencies in the provision of such services.
    6. Maintained a positive attitude towards assigned work, clients, and staff, and a willingness to work with others.
    7. Performed work in a professional manner that upholds Wayne Metros policies and procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Direct Service Specialist Resume

Summary : A meticulous, accomplished student, excellent at juggling multiple tasks and working under pressure. Broad experience includes Administrative, Academic, Civic, Communication, Conflict Resolution, Economic, Environmental, Management of Individuals and Projects.

Skills : Registrar, Management, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Supported adults with disabilities to live independently.
    2. Trained new employees.
    3. Contributed to the development and implementation of behavioral plans for residents.
    4. Provided direct care to meet individual needs.
    5. Served as a motivator and ensured progress toward goals.
    6. Liaisoned between resident's families and friends.
    7. Coordinated outings in community settings and provided transportation.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Master Of Arts

Direct Service Specialist Resume

Summary : To obtain employment at a company that enables me to capitalize on my acquired knowledge, skills, and experience in an environment that fosters professional growth and development. In addition to further development, this position would enable me to assist in promoting the Company's overall values, mission, and objectives. Skillset and experience can help me contribute to the goals of your company as I have the expertise in Customer Service, Cooking, Food Preparation, Training, and Direct Support.

Skills : Supervising Skills, Planning Skills.

Description :

    1. Responsible for training, mentoring, coaching and motivating each client in order to facilitate packaging of goods, as well as ensured they are operating in a safe environment.
    2. Supervised and provided technical guidance to other functional clients in order to assist them in accomplishing various miscellaneous work related tasks around the facility.
    3. Responsible for the physical welfare of all of the clients within my shift so that they can thrive in an environment conducive to their individual productivity.
    4. Trained and provided the hands on experience in order to allow our new clients the ability to develop the motor skills necessary for them to become part of various working crews within facility.
    5. Properly reported and accounted for any discrepancies in terms of the various hours each of my clients worked to ensure they were reimbursed for their time devoted to producing products.
    6. Provided physical care for those clients who were unable to properly care for themselves and ensured that they had the best available hygienic standards as required by Hamilton Country.
    7. Ensured that all food products were sufficiently appropriate to accommodate my client's various dietary needs that were in strict adherence to their specific diet plans.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MS

Direct Service Specialist Resume

Objective : Direct Service Specialist with 5+ years of experience in providing support to other Wayne Metro departments/programs as necessary to best serve Wayne Metro clients, including intake, case management, and the delivery of client workshops.

Skills : Certified demetia specialist, CNA, previously certified as CMA, First-aid, CPR.

Description :

    1. Worked with developmentally, disabled and mental health clients during overnight shifts.
    2. Administered medications to clients.
    3. Assisted with activities on their daily living.
    4. Toileted clients at night and do health check to make sure they are safe.
    5. Assisted with making lunches for the clients to take to the job.
    6. Cleaned and disinfecting the clents' houses and assisted with their laundry.
    7. Documented on clients' activity throughout the shift.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Master's Of Arts

Direct Service Specialist Resume

Objective : Dedicated and focused customer service professional with a strong work ethic seeking full-time employment as a member of a team or working independently to produce high-quality work, strive for excellence, and exceed company and personal goals.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Trauma Trianing.

Description :

    1. Worked in the medical field for 6 years.
    2. Worked with the mentally challenged and disabled.
    3. Experienced in the office because was asked sometimes to do some type of research dealing with our clients.
    4. Worked well with others and I am a great team player and have no problems with giving and asking for help.
    5. Received bonuses and have been recognized for my good work ethic.
    6. Worked so hard for what they want and I respect that 100%.
    7. Remained up-to-date in the knowledge of available services.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Direct Service Specialist Resume

Summary : Licensed eligible for LMHC, a temporary license issued, approval to take state boards. Business orientated in problem-solving and multi-tasking operations. 1 year working for Repucare representing Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield. 1 year working at Major Area Hospital Adult Outpatient Mental Health Clinic. 2 year(s) of counseling experience at a private practice. 5 years working in a Forensic Psychology Environment conducting intakes, assessments, and treatment. 10 years working with persons with Mental Illness/Retardation throughout career.

Skills : Clerical, Clinical.

Description :

    1. Assisted in daily classroom instruction for Damar Charter Academy.
    2. Membered of the support team guiding interpersonal and social learning skills.
    3. Ensured medication is administered correctly.
    4. Provided support in the completion of Daily Living Skills.
    5. Maintained client records.
    6. Assisted clients with daily needs and capabilities.
    7. Assisted them with taking shower; getting dressed, shaving, combing hair, and brushing teeth.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MS

Direct Service Specialist Resume

Summary : Seeking a Direct Service Specialist profession with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

Skills : Customer And Personal Service, Time Management, Active Listening, Active Learning, Judgment And Decision Making, Computers And Electronics, Monitoring.

Description :

    1. Gave medications.
    2. Cooked meals.
    3. Interviewed clients to obtain information necessary to make eligibility determinations and conducts initial intake interviews.
    4. Processed clients for assistance and verifying documentation and paperwork.
    5. Reviewed and evaluated clients' circumstances and documentation to determine if they meet the programs eligibility requirements.
    6. Maintained accurate files by processing application, keeping case history files current and responding to client inquiries and complaints in a timely manner.
    7. Conducted reviews of program files to verify compliance with agency and funder requirements and implement corrective action under the direction of your direct supervisor as needed.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                7-10 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Management
                Education
                Education
                GED

                Direct Service Specialist Resume

                Objective : To obtain a position in a Direct Service Specialist professional and challenging business atmosphere; which will enable me to utilize my supervisory experience as well as my customer service and excellent communication skills.

                Skills : Planning SKills, Directing Skills.

                Description :

                  1. Checked in client files, the process for voucher and file.
                  2. Audited files to ensure compliance.
                  3. Communicated with clients regarding program requirements and compliance; missed payments; and program dis-enrollments.
                  4. Reviewed, processed and filed payment vouchers according to program process.
                  5. Provided technical assistance to peers and other staff as necessary.
                  6. Responded to customer inquiries for applicable services in a professional manner.
                  7. Described programs and services
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  2-5 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Junior
                  Education
                  Education
                  Diploma