Direct Support Professional (DSP) - Lead Direct Support Professional

Pay Rate: $17.32/hr.

New Hire Sign-On Bonus $1,500

Hours: Varied

Do you want to work every day knowing you’re making a difference in someone’s life?

As a Lead Direct Support Professional you will be responsible for overseeing and coordinating the day-to-day operations of a group home. The Lead DSP is responsible for assuring all day to day functions of the home are completed as intended.

In a team environment, you will work toward one goal: making sure our adults lead active and independent lives. It’s more than a career; it’s a fulfilling way of life.

Lead Direct Support Professional responsibilities include coordinating activities, implementing goal plans, assisting with daily living, completing household chores, and promoting independence.

Qualifications for Direct Support Professional (DSP) - Lead Direct Support Professional:

  • 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 clearance is required for individuals who do not meet PA residency requirements

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

Healthcare
• 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