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Direct Support Professional (All shifts)

Location: Lynchburg
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Description:Support Services of Virginia is seeking part-time and full-time 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. This position is focused on providing supports for overnight shifts. 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 Support Services of Virginia one of the top places to work in Virginia's human services field.Team Member BenefitsSupport Services of Virginia offers a competitive benefits package for full-time Direct Support Professional 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 position.PI217088306

Keywords: SUPPORT SERVICES OF VIRGINIA INC., Lynchburg , Direct Support Professional (All shifts), Other , Lynchburg, Virginia

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