Direct Support Staff Resume Samples

A Direct Support Staff is hired to provide direct assistance to disabled individuals or to those people who are recovering yet from a serious illness. A well-written Direct Support Staff Resume mentions the following core duties and responsibilities – helping patients in doing their day-to-day activities; cooking and serving meals, running errands; performing light housekeeping duties, accompanying patients to doctor’s appointment; and helping clients in various basic tasks such as dressing, cleaning the house, and doing laundry.

The ideal candidate for this role should be able to mention on the resume the following skills and traits – physical strength and stamina; observation spirit, attention to details, effective communication skills, proactivity; and the ability to follow instructions as given. Sample resumes don’t emphasize on any formal education. But most employers require first aid training and CPR certification.

 

Direct Support Staff Resume example

Direct Support Staff Resume

Objective : To obtain a position that will enable to use strong organizational skills, educational background, and ability to work well with people.

Skills : Excellent written and oral communication, Customer service

Description :

    1. Assisted individuals with preparation of daytime activities.
    2. Encouraged good personal hygiene, and behavior appropriate in their home or apartment.
    3. Assisted Direct Care Supervisor in the assessment of each individuals(s) abilities, interests and need areas toward independent living.
    4. Assisted Direct Care Supervisor in the development of each ISP.
    5. Taught self medication skills according to DMR regulations, and when appropriate supervise in medication administration.
    6. Monitored individuals engaging in daily chores.
    7. Assisted individuals as needed in grocery shopping, menu planning, meal preparation and clean up.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma


Asst. Direct Support Staff Resume

Summary : Currently looking for a full time position in an environment that offers a greater challenge, increased benefits for family, and the opportunity to help the company.

Skills : Computer applications, Excellent communication and problem solving.

Description :

    1. Assisted in daily activities of clients that cannot perform them alone.
    2. Taught individuals with preparation of daytime activities.
    3. Responsible for staff behavior and interaction with individuals shall be directed towards the attainment of goals set forth within each ISP.
    4. Assisted/monitored/taught individuals(s) in budgeting skills.
    5. Handled emergency situations appropriately.
    6. Utilized crisis interventions when necessary.
    7. Transported individuals to appropriate appointments only when necessary.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Social Work


Jr. Direct Support Staff Resume

Objective : To obtain a job were can grow and learn. Enjoy and that will be stable to allow to go back to school. Looking for a job were can possibly better self within.

Skills : Leadership, Customer service.

Description :

    1. Provided support to individuals with intellectual disabilities in life skills, and educational skills.
    2. Met and recorded goals in their individual support plans.
    3. Responsible for monitoring and maintaining a clean, safe, and secure environment for residents at all times.
    4. Helped and Supported each resident with daily .
    5. Reponsible for taking care and monitoring disabled individuals and to become their friend, mentor, and their teacher.
    6. Responsible for collecting data, passing medications on time, cooking, cleaning, and insuring a safe environment.
    7. Direct Supported Staff providing habilitation services for individuals with disabilities.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Sports Science

Associate Direct Support Staff Resume

Objective : Driven to exceed sales goals and build long term relationships with customers. Delivers positive experiences through high-quality customer care. Friendly Sales Associate adept at working in diverse retail and customer service environments.

Skills : Management, Leadership.

Description :

    1. Changed sterile dressings.
    2. Obtained information about clients' medical history, drug history, complaints and allergies.
    3. Assisted patients with bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, feeding and elimination.
    4. Cooked appetizing and satisfying meals and snacks.
    5. Helped patients move in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs and automobiles.
    6. Scheduled and accompanied clients to medical appointments.
    7. Kept and recorded documentation of all activities and events.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associate Of Applied Science

Sr. Direct Support Staff Resume

Summary : Level-headed health professional who remains calm and effective in extremely difficult and stressful situations. Strong belief in importance of companionship and support in patient care.

Skills : Customer Service, Direct Support Staff, Sales.

Description :

    1. Maintained accurate records of patient care, condition, progress and concerns.
    2. Responded appropriately to the physical, emotional and developmental needs of patients.
    3. Assisted patients with bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, feeding and elimination.
    4. Scheduled and accompanied clients to medical appointments.
    5. Maintained a clean, healthy and safe environment.
    6. Obtained household supplies and ran daily errands.
    7. Assisted with patient transfer and ambulation.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Lead Direct Support Staff Resume

Summary : Seeking a challenging position that will allow to grow and the chance to use and contribute education and job experience.

Skills : Administration, Security, Care Provider, Criminal Justice, CPR And First Aid.

Description :

    1. Assisted individuals with daily needs at home and provided transportation as needed.
    2. Assisted patients with activities of daily living.
    3. Ensured hygienic, nutritional and medicinal needs of patients were met on a daily basis.
    4. Supported in Working Medication Administration Transferring Wound Care Bathing & Changing.
    5. Assisted staff with patients activities, transporting, and care ADLs Medication Administration Light Housekeeping Cook.
    6. Worked one on one with individuals in crisis and with challenging behaviors.
    7. Provided support with daily activities and help achieve goals.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associates In Criminal Justice

Direct Support Staff/Executive Resume

Headline : Working in Healthcare over the past several years. Having recently graduated with an associate's degree in Business Administration. Now pursuing employment opportunities in this area.

Skills : Administration, Security, Care Provider, Criminal Justice, CPR And First Aid.

Description :

    1. Maintained a safe environment for client, prevent harm to self and others, report any safety concerns to case manager in a timely manner.
    2. Maintained current certifications required by Caring Matters CPR certification.
    3. Helped special needs individuals with daily routine, hygiene, cleaning, meal preparation, and encouraged community integration.
    4. Used state MAR and CMA certification to pass scheduled medications.
    5. Responsible for the support, training, physical and monitoring development of life skills through training programs.
    6. Assisted with hiring, training, scheduling and evaluating performances.
    7. Supervised physically, mentally and developmentally disabled persons with all activities of daily living in addition to providing transportation.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associates In Criminal Justice

Direct Support Staff II Resume

Headline : Highly motivated and results-oriented individual recognized for exceeding organizational goals, utilizing solid communication, interpersonal skills.

Skills : Customer service, Leadership, supporting.

Description :

    1. Provided education, training and support services to the community at large.
    2. Assisted clients of all ages in regaining independence with community services.
    3. Initiated, designed, developed, arranged for, conducted and oversee training in development and related activities.
    4. Identified individuals who may have special needs and ensured the implementation of Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
    5. Developed plans to improve overall operations, corrects identified deficiencies, and enhances developmental programs and services.
    6. Established effective goals and recovery plans through the use of individual and group sessions in accordance with organizational objectives to ensure departmental efficiency.
    7. Participated and shared in the evaluation of processes.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Direct Support Staff I Resume

Objective : Most of work experience has been working with adults with developmental disabilities and mental illness in their homes. However, recently have been working toward establishing a career in emergency medicine.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Service, Excellent medical administration skills.

Description :

    1. Used Problem solving, interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to work in an ever changing work environment.
    2. Took care of there every needs like cleaning the house, feeding them, bathing them, giving them there medications, taking them outside, ETC.
    3. Read residents physician' chart and administering medications accordingly.
    4. Ability to stay calm and handle emergency.
    5. Adepted in performing household routine and other general duties.
    6. Ability to keep and maintain the living area clean and hygienic.
    7. Helped residents in daily living tasks such as brushing, bathing, dressing, etc.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Nursing Assistant Training

Direct Support Staff Resume

Objective : Friendly and enthusiastic with years of specialiation in the health care field. Able to learn new task quickly and proficient in growing key customer relationships. Represent establishment with friendly, professional demeanor at all times.

Skills : Computer Software, Oral And Written Instruction, Strong Attention To Detail Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Assisted individuals with intellectual disabilities with activities of daily living.
    2. Took the individuals out in the community.
    3. Prepared for the day by cooking, cleaning, and bathing if needed.
    4. Developed service recipient's basic living skills through instruction and encouragement.
    5. Assisted and document the development and implementation of long and short-term goals for service recipient.
    6. Developed by the Personal Support Team under the supervision or direction of the Program Coordinator.
    7. Maintained a positive and effective relationship with service recipients, families, staff, administration, case management, and other service providers.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
CNA In Nusring