At Support Services of Virginia( SSVA) helping others realize their success isn't just a job, it's our passion. SSVA has a positive reputation of being a leading provider of Community Based Day Support; Therapeutic Consultation; Professional Training and Development; and In-Home, Group Home and Sponsored Residential Services for people with developmental disabilities.
We're looking for Direct Support Professionals to fill openings immediately in Virginia Beach, VA. We hire based on your availability and not for programs. You may be expected to work across all programs which includes working residential and day support shifts. The qualified candidate will play a highly interactive and mission critical role in the lives of those receiving services from SSVA. The Direct Support Professional will have the unique ability to make a positive and lasting impact on their lives. The ideal candidate is friendly and positive, open minded and flexible, engaged in the community, and likes to be active.
A Direct Support Professional just starting will make $9.25 per hour, however if you're willing to drive and are medication certified or once you fully complete medication certification training you have the potential to make $10.25 per hour. All certifications will need to be verified.
Combined, these benefits add up to over 30% increase over the base wage. For example, a full time DSP making $9.25 per hour at SSVA is the equivalent of making $12.02 at a company without such robust benefits.