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Direct Support Professional in Newark, DE at Resources For Human Development, Inc.

Date Posted: 2/1/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Newark, DE
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Choices, a program of Resources for Human Development, supports people with developmental disabilities by assisting them in the process of reintegration to the community. Staff helps people improve daily living skills, medication management, social skills training, transportation, access to resources, medical care, and advocacy. 

Choices is recruiting Direct Service Professionals (DSPs) to support individuals with developmental and other disabilities in a residential setting in order to become more independent within their community. 

When contacted for an interview, come prepared to jump-start your application process.  Bring a current resume, speak with RHD's staff and be prepared to interview.
We are currently hiring for various full time and part-time positions, hours are 7am -3pm, 3pm -11pm & 11pm -7am with some variations.
There are many part-time weekend only shifts available as well as full-time 4-5 days a week positions available.

Responsibilities and duties of the Direct Support Professional include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing support and training to individuals with developmental disabilities
  • Providing appropriate emotional and physical support
  • Monitoring the development of life skills
  • Empowering individuals to increase independence and participation in community life

Hiring requirements include but are not limited to DDDS/DHSS/RHD standards:
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Ability to pass pre-employment drug screening, physical exam and criminal background checks
  • Possess a valid driver's license with less than 5 points
  • High School Diploma/GED
Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, and veteran or disability status.