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Direct Support Professional (DSP) Personal Supports- Baltimore County

Baltimore County, MD, USA ● Towson, MD, USA Req #332
Monday, June 21, 2021

We are seeking a Direct Support Professional (DSP) to provide one-on-one support to an individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities. Personal Support Services professionals assist individuals and families living in their personal home.

Individual programs are designed around the needs and desires of each participant and implemented with attention and care. Whether living alone or with family members, individually tailored services are the best way to support people on their own terms.

Services provided are personalized and directed by the individual receiving supports and may include but are not limited to: assistance with personal hygiene, activities/outings, social engagement, and shopping.

Paid trainings, including CPR/First Aid

DSP’s assist with creating opportunities for individuals to live full and productive lives by:

• Assisting with participation and exploration of the community

• Cultivating and expanding independent living skills

• Assisting with development of meaningful and personal relationships

• Implementing strategies to achieve individuals’ personal goals

Eligible candidates must have a high school degree/GED and a current driver’s license with less than three points on their driving record. (remove if not applicable)

The hours for this position:
Friday-Sunday (8:30a-6:30p) 30 hours

Support needed for a woman in the Perry Hall area. Assist with developing independence with skills at home including bathing, dressing, meal preparation, and cleaning up. Participate in and find fun activities to do together such as crafts, board games, puzzles, bingo, and coloring. Assist with community activities and visiting residential homes to learn about other support services available and develop relationships.

This position requires a Certified Medication Technician.

This position requires the use of personal vehicle to provide transportation within the community. (remove if not applicable)

This position requires the use of personal cell phone for mobile punching and documentation.

Other details

  • Job Family DSP SUP
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Baltimore County, MD, USA
  • Towson, MD, USA