Now Hiring Substitute DSP’s
If you are passionate about making a difference in the lives of others and are searching for a meaningful career, join our team as a Direct Support Professional. As a DSP you will assist in enabling those with disabilities to reach their full potential! We are looking for dedicated, caring individuals that love to serve and help others. Read more about this role and our competitive benefits package below. Make this meaningful career choice and apply now!
Substitute Direct Support Professional (DSP)
Acts as a mentor, teacher, and support to people with Intellectual and other types of Developmental Disabilities, to assist them to live, learn, and work successfully as an active part of their communities. Provides supports as needed, whether in their homes, day service locations, and/or community settings, to assist them to reach their ultimate potential, while always taking into consideration their dreams and goals for their own lives.
Individual must be of unquestionable character as determined by personal references and background checks. Applicant must supply sufficient recommendations to support the fact that maturity, integrity, and dependability are hallmarks of his/her personality. Preferably one full year successful experience working with people with Intellectual Disabilities and/or other types of Developmental Disabilities. Must have high school diploma or equivalent, or be working toward a GED that successful completion can be achieved within a one year period of time from hire. Must have ability to effectively express one self in written reports, including electronic reporting of documentation. Ability to project a professional image while contacting community resources. Possesses valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record. Ability to occasionally climb stairs. Ability to physically restrain, lift and/or assist clients.
Starting wage of $11.00 per hour and up based on experience.
A Substitute employee classification is a flexible, non-regular schedule designed to fulfill the needs of both the organization and the employee. Substitute employees must work a minimum of three (3) shifts per month, pending schedule availability (training hours do not count towards the shift count). Substitute employees must keep required training current. Failure to fulfill these required job responsibilities for two consecutive months could result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment. This agreement is not a written contract for employment. Unique circumstances such as limited seasonal availability, serious medical conditions, etc. will be considered as exceptions to this policy with prior approval by the respective coordinator.
Take a peek at what it’s like to be a DSP!