Direct Support Professional (DSP) – Residential Services

Peaceful Living seeks Direct Support Professionals (DSP) to create belonging for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). DSPs provide meaningful engagement, support, and supervision, ensuring health, safety, and well-being of individuals within the home.

 We offer a competitive salary, and to our full-time employees, a benefits package which includes:

  • $15-$15.50/hour
  • Medical, Vision, and Dental Insurance
  • Short Term / Long Term Disability
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Vacation, Sick, and Personal Time
  • Referral Bonus Program

Requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Possess a high school diploma/GED
  • Have and maintain a valid (state of residence) driver’s license and driving approval from Peaceful Living
  • Successfully pass and maintain all criminal background checks
  • Attend and acquire certification in the DPW Medication Administration Course within one year of start date in position.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Support and assist individuals with achieving life skills including developing physical, mental, and spiritual health, assisting with all activities of daily living, based on the needs of each person including, but not limited to community participation and leisure activities, transportation, medicine administration, meal preparation, housekeeping, etc. in order to ensure a high level of quality care.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of Individual Support Plans (ISP) focusing on the social skills, self-care skills, and community integration of residents.
  • Attend team meetings and employee trainings.
  • Comply with the policies and procedures of Peaceful Living as well as the requirements set forth by the Department of Human Services and the Department of Health.
  • Work collaboratively to communicate medical, social, and behavioral needs of individuals served, in a timely fashion.
  • Maintain professional communication and exhibit professional behavior with families, guardians, advocates of the residents and all other stakeholders.

Peaceful Living’s Mission: We create belonging for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We believe that the people we support deserve caring, dedicated team members who will empower them to achieve their goals. We look forward to hearing from you.

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Locations: Lansdale, Sellersville, Harleysville, Telford

Job Type: Full-Time, Part-Time

Discipline: Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities