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Direct Support Professional (DSP)

Job Description
A Direct Support Professional (DSP) implements and coordinates support services to the highest degree in order that persons served might be interdependent members and active participants within the community. A DSP provides direct care to clients based on their individual needs which may include:  
  •  Assisting individuals with dressing, grooming, hygiene, and other daily living functions. 
  • Assisting individuals with bedtime routines, administering medications, physical therapy, etc. 
  • Supporting individuals in preparing meals and/or snacks. 
  • Supporting individuals in cleaning and laundry.  
  • Assisting individuals in accessing the community and participating in recreation and leisure activities.  
  • Other duties as assigned.  
A Direct Support Professional must have a high level of sensitivity to the needs of individuals with disabilities and the ability to exercise flexibility and assertiveness, have a positive work ethic, and manage crisis situations effectively and problem solve. A DSP must also be able to work without direct supervision. 
 
Must also be able to meet the following qualifications: 
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and meet qualifiers to be insured by EON Inc.’s vehicle insurance provider.  
  • Must not be disqualified by appropriate criminal background studies.  
  • Complete all orientation and training needs as written in policy. 
  • Meet the physical requirements as outlined in this position description and physical assessment form (pushing/pulling, lifting, bending, etc.). 
  • Possess good oral and written communication and organizational skills.  
  • Able to read and write in English.  
This is an hourly, non-exempt, position reporting to the Community Supports Supervisor. Full time and part time positions available with flexible scheduling to work 8 – 40 hours a week. Morning, afternoon, evening, weekend, and overnight shifts. Includes every other weekend (Saturday and Sunday). EON, Inc is an employee-owned organization, become an employee owner today! Full time employees are eligible for benefits and employee stock ownership. 
 
Prior experience or training not required, but desirable. 
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