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QDDP - Qualified Developmental Disability Professional

Company: Help at Home
Location: Savannah
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Job Description:

Coastal Home Care is hiring a Qualified Developmental Disability Professional!

Coastal Home Care is now a part of the Help at Home family of companies. We are the nation’s leading provider of high-quality support, providing a gold standard of care to seniors and people with disabilities. 

Right now, our clients need us more than ever. We are still hiring compassionate employees and we are taking every precaution to protect our communities.

We commit to being transparent and open in our hiring process to ensure your health and safety. Our clients, caregivers and employees will always be our top priority. 

At Coastal Home Care/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 services.  This coordination occurs through the direct supervision of employees, providing support for clients and ongoing communication with family, community and funding and licensure sources. 



Coastal Home Care/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. Coastal Home Care/Help at Home also offers strong career path possibilities for those employees who are committed to growing within the organization. 



Person Centered Planning and Individual Support Planning:

  • Actively participate in the person centered planning process, including development and implementation of Person Centered Plans (PCPs) and Individual Support Plans (ISPs)
  • Design and implement support and teaching strategies targeted at assisting clients with reaching their outcomes, as outlined in the client’s ISP
  • Provide supervision and training to Direct Support Professionals regarding the implementation of the PCP, ISP and teaching strategies
  • Evaluate and revise support and teaching strategies, as necessary, to ensure progress toward achievement of outcomes and action steps

Quality Assurance:

  • Review all documentation, notify Support Coordinator of any incidents and provide oversight for DSP staff and Team Leads
  • Maintain communication with family members, guardians, staff and Support Coordinators on a regular basis, particularly regarding policies, issues and concerns


  • Coordinate in-service training that is needed to assist staff in fulfilling responsibilities related to client-directed support
  • Provide direct support by providing services needed to protect the health and safety of the client, especially in a staffing crisis
  • Communicate with the Interdisciplinary Team about concerns and findings
  • Be available to respond to staff in case of an emergency
  • Perform on-site evaluations for all field staff

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 
  • Assist the Director with teaching the training classes and with on-site investigations, as requested, for worker injury and client feedback
  • Maintain and promote professional manner for self and support staff within all communications
  • Assist the Director with other duties, as assigned and with approval


Minimum Qualifications

  • BA or BS degree required in social work, psychology, human services or a related field
  • Personal vehicle that is insured and meets state safety/licensure requirements
  • Valid driver’s license, may require chauffeur’s license
  • Availability to work day, evening, night and weekend shifts
  • Supervisory experience preferred


In order to be employed as a Qualified Developmental Disability Professional, candidates 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.

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