Direct Support Professional (DSP)
Anne Arundel County
Description

Summary


This is an exciting time to join Providence Center and be a part of our transformation! Direct Support Professionals (DSP) encourage people to experience various activities in community based locations and to also explore all that is available in Anne Arundel County. Direct support professionals "are the foundation of our work" sharing their passions and talents while providing person-centered supports enabling people to live, work, and enjoy life as independently as possible in their community. 


Our Values:

Person-first - Every step is driven by the person and unique to the person.

Community - Is meant for every person.

Relationships - Real connections, real experiences, real expectations.

Accountability - Doing the right things for the right reasons; every day.

Requirements

Pay scale: $15.25- $15.93 per hour (based upon experience)


Job Type: Full-time (30-40 hours per week)


Qualifications: 


Must be at least 18 years old

Valid driver's license ; NOT provisional

Ability/willingness to transport people in personal and/or company vehicle

High school diploma/GED

Computer skills


Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the development and implementation of Individual Plan (IP), personal plan or an  alternative framework or individual teaching plan. 
  • Assists people supported to meet physical (e.g., health, grooming, toileting, eating) and personal management needs (e.g., human development, human sexuality), by teaching skills, providing  supports, and building on individual strengths and capabilities that will lead to increased  independence.  
  • Contribute as a part of a PCI team, building companionship and community, facilitating  supports, developing activities that have value to the person.  
  • Explores vocational interests and aptitudes, assists in preparing for job or school entry, and reviews opportunities for continued career growth. 
  • Educates people receiving supports, co-workers and community members about issues by  providing information and support. 

Benefits for Full-Time Employees (30 to 40 hours per week)


Medical (company contribution 65%-95% toward cost of coverage; plans starting as low as $18 monthly!)

Dental (company contribution 40%-43% toward cost of plans)

Vision (company contribution 32% towards cost of all plans)

Short Term Disability

Long Term Disability (company paid)

Term life insurance and AD&D up to 10k (company paid)

Optional Life and AD&D plans

401k (5% company match)

Tuition Assistance Program

Career Paths

Mileage Reimbursement

Paid Time Off

Holiday Pay

Inclement Weather Pay

Pet Discounts/Insurance


A full job description is available upon request.