SSVA is seeking Direct Support Professionals to fill immediate openings in Virginia Beach, VA. Whenever possible, positions are based on your availability, however, full time positions generally require some weekend and evening work. The qualified candidate will play a highly interactive and mission critical role providing supports to people choosing our services. The Direct Support Professional will have the unique opportunity to make a positive and lasting impact on the lives of others. The ideal candidate is friendly and kind, open minded and flexible, interested in helping others, and enjoys a challenge.
A Direct Support Professional just starting will make $9.25 per hour, however once you are cleared to drive and assist with medications 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.