Direct Support Professional
Company: SUPPORT SERVICES OF VIRGINIA INC.
Posted on: July 29, 2022
Support Services of Virginia is seeking Direct Support
Professionals to join our team and provide supports to people with
developmental disabilities in the Lynchburg 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.
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
SSVA one of the top places to work in Virginia's human services
Team Member Benefits
Support Services of Virginia offers a competitive benefits package
for full-time Direct Support Professionals including:
- Three medical plan options
- Heath Savings Account (HSA) match
- Dental insurance
- Employee assistance program (EAP)
- Life insurance
- Paid vacation and holidays
- Paid training
- Team thisABILITY and numerous other perks.
Combined, these benefits add up to over 30% increase over the base
Support Services of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity Employer and
is committed to diversity in its workforce.Direct Support
Professionals' starting pay is $13.50 per hour; however, once you
are cleared to drive and assist with medications you have the
potential to make $14.00 per hour. All certifications will need to
---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
---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 Direct Support Professionals Core
---Ability to perform basic math.
---Ability to meet the physical requirements of the
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