Direct Support Professional/Residential Care Giver

Person Directed Supports, Inc. • Lancaster, PA 17622

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

New Wage Rates! $12/hr - $16/hr based on experience level and education

Do you like to have fun with others?
Is helping others your passion?

Person Directed Supports has a great opportunity for you in Human Services! We are a human services company dedicated to supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities and their families so they can create and enjoy happy and meaningful lives. Our Direct Support Professionals work directly with individuals with intellectual disabilities assisting with meals, daily living skills, and community outings. Right now we have openings for both full time and part time Direct Support Professionals for all shifts. No prior experience needed, if you are passionate about helping others we will provide you with the training you need! In addition to training and resources we offer very competitive wages and benefits. You don't want to miss this opportunity to launch an exciting and rewarding career in human services!

Job Responsibilities

As an Entry Level Direct Support Professional you will assist individuals with daily living activities at the person's home or in a care facility. Duties may include keeping house (making beds, doing laundry, washing dishes) and preparing meals as well as advising families and individuals regarding such things as nutrition, cleanliness, and household activities.

Additional responsibilities of the Direct Support Professional include:

  • Preparing and maintaining records of client progress and services performed, reporting changes in client condition to manager or supervisor
  • Caring for individuals providing companionship, personal care, or help in adjusting to new lifestyles
  • Planning, shopping for, or preparing nutritious meals or assisting families in planning, shopping for, or preparing nutritious meals
  • Transporting clients to locations outside the home, such as to physicians' offices or on outings, using a motor vehicle.
  • Instructing or advise clients on issues such as household cleanliness, utilities, hygiene, or nutrition

This human services role is a great opportunity for dynamic and compassionate individuals who enjoy helping others. Training is provided but there are a few basic requirements that you must meet to qualify.

Specific requirements:

  • Clean criminal record
  • Reliable transportation and valid PA license
  • High School Diploma/GED


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