Direct Support Professional (DSP)
Company: SUPPORT SERVICES OF VIRGINIA INC.
Posted on: August 3, 2022
Description: 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 field. 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
wage. 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
be verified. Requirements: Highly motivated. 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
Direct Support Professionals Core Competencies. Ability to perform
basic math. Ability to meet the physical requirements of the
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