Direct support staff provides “functional skills training for adult consumers who generally have acquired basic self-help skills and who, because of their physical and/or mental disabilities, do not possess basic self-help skills, but who employ and supervise aides to assist them in meeting their personal needs. “Title 17, Section 54302 (a) (26).
- Experience working with the disabled population
- Decision-making and problem solving skills
- Good reading, writing and communication skills
- Time management skills
- Strong commitment to quality of service