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 Residential and Day Support Services for people with developmental disabilities.
SSVA is seeking Direct Support Professionals to fill immediate openings in Lynchburg, VA. 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.
* For immediate consideration please contact the Regional Human Resources Coordinator Cortez Jackson at 434-509-4013*
A Direct Support Professional just starting will make $8.50 per hour, however once you are cleared to drive and assist with medications you have the potential to make $9.25 per hour. All certifications will need to be verified.
Combined, these benefits add up to over 30% increase over the base wage.
•Superior ability to communicate at all levels.
•Effective time management skills.
•Ability and willingness to perform task with minimal direct supervision and to accept supervision and constructive feedback.
•Proof of highest level of education.
•Ability to pass criminal/ registry background checks.
•Clear tuberculosis screening.
•Ability to pass and maintain CPR/First Aid, Medicaid Waiver Certification, and DSP Core Competencies.
•Ability to perform basic math.
•Ability to meet the physical requirements of the position.