Direct Support Professional (DSP) – Day Community

Pay Rate: $14.56/hr

Hours: Monday - Friday day hours; 37.5 hours/week

Do you want to share your knowledge and help others achieve goals?

As a Direct Support Professional in our community day program, you will be helping adults with intellectual and physical disabilities foster independence. You will be there every step of the way as our individuals gain valuable new skills. Work with a team of creative and reliable professionals to help our adults grow, learn and connect with others in their community. It’s more than a career; it’s a fulfilling way of life.

Responsibilities include implementing goal plans, assisting with vocational, pre-vocational, social, and communication skills, personal care, and completing progress notes. Direct Support Professionals follow activity schedules and participate in interesting, growth-oriented in-facility activities, transport and accompany individuals on community outings, and complete additional position requirements unique to the facility.

Qualifications for Direct Support Professional (DSP) – Day Community:

• Must be 18 years of age
• High school diploma or equivalent
• Valid driver’s license and good driving record
• Eligibility for State Police Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse History Clearance
• FBI fingerprint clearance required for individuals who do not meet PA residency requirements.

Perks with a Purpose
Our benefits are created with YOU in mind.

• Highmark Medical and Mental Health
• Free Delta Dental Coverage
• Free Davis Vision Coverage
• Short & Long-Term Disability Insurance
• Healthcare Flexible Spending Account
Financial Well-being
• 401K and 403B Retirement Savings options
• On-Demand Pay
• Employee Referral Bonus program
• Student Loan Forgiveness
• College Scholarship & Tuition Discounts
• Employee Discounts
Life & Family Support

Free Life Insurance
• Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
• LifeSolutions Employee Assistance Program
• Erie Campus*- discounted on-site weekday childcare
• Employee discounts for select events and services

Who is Barber National Institute?

The Barber National Institute is a non-profit committed to its mission of providing the highest quality services for children and adults with autism, intellectual disabilities, or behavioral health challenges and their families. Since our founding in 1952, we have evolved into a multi-faceted organization serving more than 6,200 individuals annually with a wide range of educational, vocational, residential, and behavioral health programs.

Qualified applicants must meet eligibility for PA Child Abuse History and Criminal Record Check. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. If you need accommodation to apply, please contact HR. EOE