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Direct Support Professional (DSP)

Location: Danville
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

At Support Services of Virginia (SSVA) helping others realize their success isn't just a job, it's our passion. Our unique and innovative company realizes that happy teams make happy customers, so we strive to make a positive and lasting impact on everyone we encounter. Our commitment to our team members, positive work environment, comprehensive benefits package, and opportunities to make a real difference in someone's life make SSVA one of the top places to work in Virginia's human services field.Role OverviewSSVA is seeking Direct Support Professionals to fill immediate openings in the Danville area of Virginia. 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. Must be willing to travel to Chatham, VA to work shifts. SSVA is committed to mentoring and supporting its team members as they strive to reach their professional and personal goals.CompensationA Direct Support Professional just starting will make $11.25 per hour, however once you are cleared to drive and assist with medications you have the potential to make $ 11.75 per hour. All certifications will need to be verified.BenefitsThree medical plan options which includes a health savings account (HSA) matchDental insurance free to employees that qualifyEmployee assistance program (EAP)Life insurance planPaid vacation and holidays401K PlanCombined, these benefits add up to over 30% increase over the base wage.Additional BenefitsOpportunity to have a positive impact the lives of others Path to Professional Development and Leadership Flexible full and part time schedules Team This Ability Employee Appreciation Program Employee Impressions Program Employee Referral ProgramCore Values Hall of Fame Wednesday Warriors (on Facebook) SSVA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce..

Highly motivatedSuperior ability to communicate at all levelsEffective time management skillsAbility and willingness to perform task with minimal direct supervision and to accept supervision and constructive feedbackProof of highest level of educationAbility to pass criminal/ registry background checksClear tuberculosis screeningAbility to pass and maintain CPR/First Aid, Medicaid Waiver Certification, and DSP Core CompetenciesAbility to perform basic mathAbility to meet the physical requirements of the positionPI158684019

Keywords: SUPPORT SERVICES OF VIRGINIA INC., Danville , Direct Support Professional (DSP), Other , Danville, Virginia

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