Direct Support Professional

Nashua, NH 03060

Employment Type: Full Time Industry: Professional / Technical Pay Rate: $21.70 Specialty: Healthcare Services Branch: Bangor, ME Pay Type: Hour

Job Description

We are seeking a compassionate and dedicated Direct Support Professional (DSP) for assistance with our son. This role requires a unique individual who is open to being trained in Spelling to Communicate.

Responsibilities and Illustrative Duties

  • Skill Development: Assist individuals in developing skills necessary for working and living in the community, including finding, obtaining, and maintaining employment, and participating in integrated age-appropriate recreational and leisure activities.
  • Social Role Valorization (SRV): Implement and promote the concept of SRV.
  • Team Effort: Develop and foster an attitude of team effort and cooperation.
  • Confidentiality: Maintain and follow all HIPAA confidentiality protocols for information about the individuals in this program.
  • Health Status Monitoring: Notify the Supervisor of any changes in the individual’s health status immediately and document pertinent medical and behavioral incidents. Be familiar with the individual’s records.
  • ISP Goals: Be aware of ISP goals, written programs, documentation requirements, and the proper implementation thereof, making a conscious effort to apply them to daily living skills.
  • Safety Procedures: Follow safety procedures as outlined in the Employee Safety Program.
  • Community Integration: Locate job sites and other integrated settings in the community (recreation, leisure, therapeutic, etc).
  • Relationships: Maintain a professional working relationship with the individual, employer, community members, family members, etc.
  • Community Interaction: Encourage interaction between the individual and other community members.
  • Activities and Appointments: Willingness to exercise at the Y and Mines Falls, take individuals to appointments, music therapy, bowling, mini golf, and other recreational activities, and read and learn new things every day.

Job Requirements

Qualifications and Skills

  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Licenses: Valid Driver's License.
  • Transportation: Reliable transportation and insured car.
  • Record: Clean criminal record.
  • Communication: Ability to communicate effectively (verbally and written) with all internal and external staff/guardians.
  • Physical Ability: Ability to lift 30 lbs.
  • Advocacy: Desire and ability to relate to and advocate for people with disabilities.

Additional Information

At HW Staffing Solutions we recognize the value of our employee associates as equally as our clients. We are passionate about people and improving the lives of every associate, we do this by connecting you with great companies and great opportunities. We celebrate our awesome diversity, believe that everyone has a unique talent, and appreciate the passion and perspectives that each of us bring to the table. Discover a new way to work together with a company that is focused on offering the best opportunities, benefits and career advancement in Accounting & Finance, Office & Administrative, Light Industrial, Professional & Technical, Call Center, Food Processing and Hospitality. HW Staffing Solutions is an Equal Employment Opportunity company.

Meet Your Recruiter

Velma Blevins
Staffing Specialist


My name is Velma and I love to connect Awesome people with Great Companies. Please contact me at 207.239.3752 

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