Job Description

QIDP (Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional)- Vermilion Parish

Arc of Acadiana provides support services to adults with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities. This is a regular full-time position.


Responsibilities include:

  • Developing client specific program plans based on the clients’ strengths and needs, to include goals and objectives for the care provided.
  • Completing assessment summaries for each client and documenting progress on implemented objectives.
  • Facilitating client participation in community and recreational activities.
  • Assisting and providing training to Direct Support Professionals/Personal Care Attendants on implemented client objectives and specific needs.
  • Supervision of Direct Support Professionals/Personal Care Attendants and assistance in providing supports to individuals with developmental disabilities in supported living and in-home living situation.

    Job Requirements:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to Human Services is required
    • One-year experience supporting people with developmental disabilities is preferred
    • Supervisory experience preferred


    Other Requirements:

    • Ability to work a flexible schedule at times
    • Ability to learn various tasks and work independently
    • Must possess a valid Driver's License, dependable insured vehicle
    • Must have a working cell phone with data package for electronic communication
    • Creative in devising new, innovative approaches to supporting people with developmental disabilities
    • Good problem-solving abilities
    • Must be a compassionate and patient person with strong oral/written communication skills
    • Basic computer skills- must be able to function through Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook



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