Quest, Inc. Skill Instructor/DSP

Quest Inc. - Orlando, FL

Full-time | Part-time

Job Description

Quest, Inc., makes a difference in the lives of nearly 1,000 people each day. For over 50 years, Quest has supported Central Floridians with developmental and intellectual disabilities by offering choices and opportunities to live, learn, work and play. Quest offers a wide range of services and support for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Our company can be a valuable resource by providing a safe place to call home, quality long term care, education, therapy and early intervention services for children, employment for youth and adults and a place for retreat and respite. Quest's mission, through quality and innovation, is to build communities where people with disabilities achieve their goals. Each Quest team member plays an important role in providing the individuals we serve with superior service, care and support.

All Full-Time employees are eligible for a full benefits package, which include the following coverages:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision (Domestic Partner Coverage Available)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employer-Paid Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Employer-Paid Long-term Disability Coverage
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan and employer match program
  • Corporate Health and Wellness Program
  • And more employee perks and discounts.

At Quest, the QTC Skill Instructor/DSP is responsible for implementation of services outlined in overall quality care, safety and supervision of all program participants in our Quest Training Center (QTC). Working under the direction of a Program Coordinator, the QTC Skill Instructor provides services which support the lives of the people we serve.


  • Treat all people with dignity and respect, ensuring all personal rights are met including communicating in a friendly and professional manner with all people. All people to include coworkers, program participants, visitors and customers.
  • Provide constant supervision, engagement and support to program participants by consistently meeting schedule requirements to ensure proper ratio requirements of assigned individuals.
  • Facilitate skill development programs for assigned participants including required instruction, assistance, prompting and documentation.
  • Actively participate in ideas, suggestions and feedback on assigned skill development programs.
  • Actively facilitate, assist and encourage program participants to participate and engage in meaningful day activities (i.e. Art, Fitness, Social, Adult Education), community inclusion trips and other routine activities in program schedule through own involvement and participation.
  • Ensure outlined processes and timelines are met in relations to paid vocational skill training, including assisting in contract work, performing quality assurance for contract work, loading/unloading of contract work, etc.
  • Implement personal care, meal, and medication administration and behavior service protocols as outlined by facility and provide care for program participants, including activities of daily living (personal hygiene needs, toileting, mealtime assistance and repositioning).
  • Complete required data collection/documentation accurately and in a timely manner for training programs, behavior plans, service goals, attendance, incident reports, seizure monitoring sheets and production tally sheets.
  • Operate company vehicles in order to transport people served as scheduled. Complete all inspections and documentation each time the vehicle is operated.
  • Facilitate safe working environment through performing routine housekeeping duties, reporting of potential hazards, and consistently maintaining assigned facility/area in a safe and clean manner.
  • Attend all required trainings and monthly staff meetings.


  • Eligible to legally work in the United States
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Successfully complete a background check and drug screen
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment
  • Valid FL Driver's License with a clean driving record
  • Ability to provide proof of educational achievement or required certifications such as a high school diploma, GED, college degree, advanced degree, or medical credentials

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $10.00 to $11.00 /hour

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $10.00 to $11.00 /hour


  • relevant: 1 year (Preferred)
  • working with development disabilities clients: 1 year (Preferred)


  • driver's license (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan