Aspire Living & Learning is hiring a

Direct Support Professional Lead

Direct Support Professional Lead

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We are Aspire Living and Learning, a non-profit human services agency making a meaningful difference in the lives of adults and children with autism and other disabilities.

Aspire Living & Learning is currently seeking a Direct Support Professional (DSP) Lead to provide direct support to individuals with developmental disabilities in a residential setting. This is a unique DSP Lead opportunity that will allow the candidate to work closely with the residential and clinical team in support of one individual, an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in gaining clinical experience! The DSP Lead will act as a case manager for one individual which will include duties such as: engaging the individual in community outings, scheduling doctor’s appointments, attending team meetings, collecting data, meeting with the clinician weekly, meeting with the residential program manager weekly, and updating external stake holders. The DSP Lead will represent the needs, wants, and interest of individuals served or supported by the program, and provide input on program planning and implementation for individuals.

Our ideal candidate:

  • Prior experience working with individuals with disabilities in a professional setting with supervisory experience strongly preferred.
  • Basic computer skills, experience using Therap a plus!
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Empathy, enthusiasm, and a passion and dedication for helping others.
  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Valid driver’s license required, with at least 3 years of driving experience.

Our employees enjoy working with a fun team of dedicated professionals and believe in a healthy work/life balance. In addition, eligible employees will receive:

  • Full health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) for medical and dependent care
  • 403(b) retirement plan and employer matching contribution
  • Paid sick and personal days
  • Focus on ongoing professional development
  • Opportunities for advancement – many of our employees have 20+ years of tenure and hold leadership positions after joining us as Direct Support Professionals!
  • Life insurance (equal to twice your salary!)
  • Short and long-term disability

If you want to join us in making a difference and positively impact the lives of others while charting your own path of development, then we at the Aspire team would love to hear from you.

Covid-19 Consideration

Please note that Aspire Living & Learning has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees and individuals we support. As a condition of employment, employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless an exemption is approved for medical or religious reason or as otherwise required by law.

Aspire Living & Learning believes it must play an active role in creating a community of employees that is diverse, inclusive and equitable. Our work benefits greatly from the contributions of people of color, people from working class backgrounds, women, LGBTQ people, and individuals with disabilities. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other marginalized communities. 

 

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