Website The Arc of the Piedmont
The Direct Support Professional (DSP) for The Arc of the Piedmont is responsible for the implementation of person-centered plans through teaching and assisting the people we support in a community based residential setting, or in one of our Adult Activity Program settings. DSP’s maintain required documentation and reporting, assist with personal care as needed, foster a warm and caring home environment and initiate in-home and community based recreation activities. A high school diploma or equivalent is required and, as always, we seek creative innovative individuals with an eye towards providing the greatest quality of life possible for the people we support.
This is a somewhat unique split position, with 16 hours in Charlottesville (Shamrock) and 8 hours in our Crozet program. The schedule is:
- Part-time, 24 hours. Fri. and Sat. 12-8p in Charlottesville, and Sunday 8:30a-4:30p in Crozet.
The Arc provides paid training such as Medication Administration, CPR and First Aid, all of which are required for employment. We are always interested in hearing from candidates interested in direct support work. The starting rate for Direct Support Professionals is $10.25/hour, though we do adjust for experience and education. Relief positions are also available, working on an as needed basis.
To apply for this job please visit arcpva.org.