Direct Support Professional (DSP) – Community Based

Pay Rate: $15.60/hr.

New Hire Sign-On Bonus $150

Monday-Friday, first shift part time hours

Ensure the health, safety, and well-being of an adult with disabilities as a Direct Support Professional (DSP) - Community Based.

From assisting with the laundry to implementing goals, you will be working one-on-one with adults with intellectual disabilities in a home and community setting to provide support. Position is located in Bridgeville area.

With a team of caring professionals, you will help our adults improve daily-living skills, assist with personal care, and celebrate the achievement of their personal outcomes. It’s more than a career; it’s a fulfilling way of life.

The responsibilities of a Direct Support Professional (DSP) include promoting independence, assisting with daily living tasks, implementing established goals chosen by each individual, keeping accurate documentation, assisting with tasks to maintain a healthy lifestyle, and providing transportation to appointments and community outings.

Qualifications for Direct Support Professional (DSP) - Community Based:

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver’s license
  • 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.

Financial Well-being
• 403B Retirement Savings options
• On-Demand Pay
• Employee Referral Bonus program
• Student Loan Forgiveness
• College Scholarship & Tuition Discounts
• Employee Discounts
Life & Family Support
• 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