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Direct Support Professional (DSP) - Somerset Community

Job Type Full Time
Location Somerset
Education LevelHigh school diploma/Equivalent
Pay Rate$12.75/hr.
HoursMonday through Friday, 1st shift hours
Job Description

Direct Support Professional (DSP) - Somerset Community

Do you want to share your knowledge and help others achieve goals?

As a Direct Support Professional (DSP), you will be helping adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities foster independence. You will be there every step of the way in Somerset day programs as our individuals gain valuable new skills.

Additionally, you will provide onsite support and training to individuals with disabilities in community-integrated employment through our Supported Employment Program. A DSP will work with a team of creative and reliable professionals to help our adults grow, learn, and connect with others in their community. It’s more than a career; it’s a fulfilling way of life.

Direct Support Professional (DSP) Responsibilities:

  • Preparing daily and weekly activity schedules
  • Preparing the work area for vocational operations
  • Retrieving, stocking, and tabulating daily work
  • Developing and implementing goals for program participants
  • Completing monthly progress notes
  • Completing assessments and assisting with personal care needs
  • Maintaining contact with employers
  • Transporting clients to and from work and following through with regularly scheduled routines for the job site

Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Eligibility for State Police Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse History Clearance

Benefits

We offer competitive wages, ongoing training and flexible scheduling for both Full- and Part-Time positions. In addition, Full-Time employees receive a generous benefits package which includes:

Medical & Time Off

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Generous PTO plans
  • 7 Paid holiday days
  • Company-paid Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability and Short-Term Disability available
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee discounts for select events and services

Bonuses & Opportunities

  • 401(k) and 403(b) Retirement Savings
  • Eligible for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness
  • Available $350 bonus through Employee Referral Program
  • Paid training

Who is Barber National Institute?

The Barber National Institute is a non-profit committed to its mission of providing the highest quality services for children and adults with autism, intellectual disabilities or behavioral health challenges and their families. Since our founding in 1952, we have evolved into a multi-faceted organization serving more than 6,200 individuals annually with a wide range of educational, vocational, residential and behavioral health programs.

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We are an affirmative action federal contractor equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. If you need an accommodation to apply, please contact HR. EOE

 

Qualified applicants must meet eligibility for PA Child Abuse History and Criminal Record Check.
We are an affirmative action federal contractor equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. If you need an accommodation to apply, please contact HR. EOE