Direct Support Professional- Nelson (Stevens-Varnum program.) Full-time, 36 hours

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. We currently have the following DSP positions available:

  • Nelson (Stevens-Varnum program.) Full-time, 36 hours per week. Th. – Fri. 11p-9a, Sat. 5p-9a. **Please note that the Saturday shift is indeed 16 hours. We are open to talking with candidates that may not be able to do all of that- the Sat. 11p- 9a is what is most crucial.

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. Starting pay dependent upon experience and education. Relief positions are also available, working on an as needed basis.

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