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Direct Support Professional

Location: Danville
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Support Services of Virginia is seeking Direct Support Professionals to join our team and provide supports to people with developmental disabilities in the Danville area. The ideal candidate is friendly and positive, open minded and flexible, engaged in the community, and likes to be active. As a Direct Support Professional, you will support people in finding a balance between what is important to and important for them to help them live the lives of their choosing. Must be willing to travel to Chatham, VA to work shifts. Direct Support Professional candidates will need availability overnight during the week and daytime on the weekends.Support Services of Virginia is committed to mentoring and supporting its team members as they strive to reach their professional and personal goals. Our commitment to our team members, positive work environment, comprehensive benefits package, and opportunities to make a real difference in someone's life makes Support Services of Virginia one of the top places to work in Virginia's human services field.Virtual training and interviews via Zoom will be provided.Compensation A 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.Benefits Three 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 holidaysPaid training401K PlanCombined, these benefits add up to over 30% increase over the base wage.Additional Benefits Opportunity to have a positive impact the lives of othersPath to Professional Development and LeadershipFlexible full and part time schedulesTeam This AbilityEmployee Appreciation ProgramEmployee Impressions ProgramEmployee Referral ProgramCore Values Hall of FameWednesday Warriors (on Facebook)Support Services of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. Requirements 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 Direct Support Professional Core CompetenciesAbility to perform basic mathAbility to meet the physical requirements of the position

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

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