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Direct Support Professional (DSP) Personal Supports- Baltimore County

Baltimore County, MD, USA ● Towson, MD, USA Req #336
Monday, June 28, 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: PRN 4-8 hours/ week in the evenings and occasional weekends

Support needed for a young woman in the Towson area. Work on skills to increase independence at home and in the community. Walk in the community and local parks, exercise, visit stores and coffee shops. Identify and participate in other fun activities and places to go.

This position requires the use of personal vehicle to provide transportation within the community.

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