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DSP (Direct Support Professional)

Become a DSP sponsored by Summit DD
·        Job Details
o   A Direct Support Professional (DSP) is someone who works directly with people who have intellectual or developmental disabilities. DSPs aim to assist people in realizing their full potential.
o   Summit DD is collaborating with Providers in Summit County to assist them in their search for the right, reliable, energetic & passionate DSPs to provide safe & supported care for the individuals in their programs.
·        Salary
o   $13-$16 depending on hiring agency and experience
·        Job Type
o   Full-time
o   Part-time
o   Flexible shifts
·        Qualifications
o   Responsible, on time, and professional
o   Good judgement
o   Caring and compassionate attitude
o   Motivated to learn
o   Reliable transportation
·        Benefits Will vary by agency, but may include:
o   401K
o   Paid time off
o   Paid training
o   Health Insurance
o   Dental Insurance
·        Full Job Description Will vary by agency, but may include:
o   Following the plans laid out in each person’s Individual Service Plan
o   Assisting individual(s) with daily living skills
o   Assisting individual(s) with job specific skills
o   Assisting individual(s) with engaging in daily chores
o   Teach/support relationship building skills
o   Teach/support problem solving skills/conflict resolution
o   Providing individual(s) with opportunities for community engagement/outings
§ Zoo, movies, grocery store, parks, etc.
o   Perform daily record keeping