Direct Support Professional
$750.00 Sign On Bonus
What is a Direct Support Professional? Great question!
A Direct Support Professional (DSP) is responsible for a variety of duties related to the overall care of individuals with developmental disabilities that are under the care of New Hope Community.
Ok, so what will I actually be doing every day?
A DSP works in the home(s) of individuals that require care and services. What does that mean? That means that on a day-to-day basis you may be assisting individuals in getting dressed, personal hygiene, cooking meals, driving to and from appointments, administering medications, going on social and community based outings. Sounds like a great day!
What skills do I need to be a DSP?
A DSP needs to have a positive attitude, work well with others, exercise patience, and treat others with kindness and respect.
What certifications do I need to be a DSP?
A DSP must have a high school diploma or GED, a clean/valid NYS Driver’s License and the ability to lift/push/pull 50lbs.
Why would I want to work at New Hope Community?
New Hope Community is a dynamic organization providing the highest quality of programs and services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. With a reputation as one of the region’s best employers, New Hope Promotes from within and thrives on a diverse workforce dedicated to improving the lives of the people it serves.
As a premier employer in Sullivan County, employing approximately 650 staff members. Our staff members enjoy a large variety of benefits including; Excellent Hourly Wages, Bonuses, In-Depth Training, Advancement Opportunities, Health and Fitness Classes, FREE Single Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance and Vision Insurance. Additionally, New Hope provides Identity Fraud Protection, Term Life Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, and so much more!
Start your career with New Hope Community, Work where it matters!