Are you the person who can complete the picture for an individual seeking a new direct support professional (DSP)? We would love to see if you’re a fit!
Below we have highlighted some people who are seeking DSPs. If you are interested and available to work with one of the following individuals, please use the contact form below to contact the staffing coordinators.
DDR is always seeking qualified people to train to work one-on-one as direct support professionals (DSP) with the individuals we serve. The nature of the services we provide make it such that our DSPs have quite a bit of flexibility to determine their schedules and how frequently they wish to work. This is a great option for both full-time and part-time work.
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Seeking New DSPs:
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Hours are: Saturdays 6-7 hours twice a month
Family wants a DSP that has CNA cert or CNA type experience. Services will be provided in DSP’s home or in the community. Individual needs total assistance with daily living activities. Individual has a very sweet personality and is always happy. Individual loves the outdoors. His favorite stores are Books-a-Million and Pet Smart. Family needs a DSP ASAP.
Hours: Saturdays and Sundays for up to 8 hours
Family wants a female DSP. He needs some verbal and physical assistance to complete daily living activities. He loves skating and knows what he likes to do for fun.
Hours: Weekends and overnight weekends as needed ASAP
Guardian wants services to be done in the individual’s home and community only. Family wants female provider to assist with bathing and toileting. Provider must be able to lift the individual for transfers. Individual is very sweet, loves arts, crafts and going on outings. Family will let provider use their wheelchair accessible van.
Respite – 20 hours per week
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays – 10am – 2pm
Tuesdays and Fridays – 7pm – 11pm
Family wants a female DSP who is able to provide respite throughout the week. The DSP will need to provide partial to full physical support and assistance with this young lady for all personal care needs. DSP will also need NCI Plus Restrictive training. Individual has seizures and the ideal DSP should have experience with seizure care and will also require additional training from the RN.
All respite will take place in the individual’s home. She enjoys her iPad, watching YouTube, listening to music (gospel or children’s music only), and Disney movies and sing-a-longs. The family requests that she does not listen to any secular music or watch movies other than Disney movies.
CLS: 20 HRS/WK
Respite: 5-10 HRS/WK
Sun 9am to 9 pm – may vary slightly every other weekend
Mon 3:15 pm to 9:15 pm
Fri 3:15 pm to 9:15 pm
Sat 9am to 9 pm – may vary slightly every other weekend
Guardian wants a reliable, assertive and calm DSP. The DSP should have an HSC in the event they provide services in their home. Family is fine with PC and Respite being provided in the DSP home.
BACK UP FOR THE PRIMARY DSP during the week and Definite weekend hours
Mon-Friday – non school days 11am – 6pm, school days 3pm – 8pm
Saturdays – 12pm – 4pm
Sundays – 1pm – 6pm
Family wants a female DSP. Ideal DSP will be energetic, outgoing and extremely dependable and flexible. Also someone interested in fashion trends. DSP will also need to be able to lift as often as needed. Individual will need total assistance with some daily living tasks. She enjoys listening to music, shopping, and watching her favorite shows. She also enjoys her tablet and cell phone.
Every other Saturday
He needs hands on physical assistance to complete daily living activities. He requires assistance with eating, transferring and changing. Family wants a female DSP at least 35 years old.
AFL Home must be located in Gaston County
Family would like potential AFL provider to be a couple or a person that is single. Ideal DSP will be someone that is not petite, have a positive attitude, very patient, loving and nurturing. Individual has a very sweet personality and is funny. He will need verbal and physical assistance completing daily tasks.
Various hours are needed. This will be discussed during the interview with the family.
Family wants a female DSP. Ideal DSP will be very social, happy, dependable, detailed and reliable. Individual need some assistance with daily living tasks. She likes art projects, shopping, music and community outings. She has a very shy and sweet demeanor.
Hours are every other weekend:
Sundays – 10am-6pm, can be 1pm-8pm if DSP attends church
Saturdays – 10am – 6pm
Guardian wants a female DSP who is physically capable of lifting, young, has good communication skills, and a bubbly and outgoing personality.
Fridays (every other week) – 9am or 10am – 6pm
Family wants a DSP who is outgoing and energetic, firm but kind when needed. Also, someone who is very dependable, reliable and patient. Individual needs physical to total assistance completing daily living tasks. He is very sweet, loving and kind.
Back-up: Monday – Friday 7:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Primary: Saturdays and Sundays 7:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Family is looking for a DSP who understands Autism, has lots of energy, and is quiet but assertive when needed. Family prefers a female DSP. Individual does not do well with loud people or situations. There are animals in and outside the house, however, they will be put up while DSP is in the home. Individual is homeschooled later in the day.
Hours: To be determined by family and DSP
Family is requesting a DSP who is able to lift the individual and make transfers to and from his wheelchair. DSP should have experience working with non-verbal individuals and seizure care. Services will be done in the individual’s home as there is no ramp currently. However, the family is working on getting another ramp.
Mother is deaf so a DSP with knowledge of ASL will be beneficial but not required as Mom can lip read some. DSP will need to be in contact with the QP to assist with getting interviews set up or if an interpreter is required.
DSP needed ASAP
Time and days will be during the week after school. Details will be discussed during interview with family.
Family wants a male DSP. Ideal DSP will be a role model for individual. Ideal DSP will be someone who is energetic, outgoing and likes to be outdoors. Individual will need some assistance completing daily tasks. He likes going to the YMCA, going swimming and doing community outings. He also likes playing on the computer, watching movies, super heroes, and action figures.
DSP needed ASAP
Monday – Friday 4:30pm-6:30pm
Family wants a DSP who is somewhat assertive and energetic and who is interested in science. Individual needs full assistance to ensure his safety in his home and community. He likes video games and he likes to play with Lacrosse sticks.
DSP needed ASAP
Every other Saturday – 10 am-4pm (CLS 4 hrs and Respite 2 hrs)
Family wants a non smoking female DSP who is patient and energetic who can spend time with individual reading and practicing her devotionals. She will need assistance with eating. Her personal care needs also require someone who is able to help with transfers. Individual is very sweet, funny, and easy going. All hours will be done in the individual’s home.
Hours are: Monday through Friday 7:30am-9:30am, 3pm-6/7 pm
Family wants a female DSP. The family would like the DSP to be nurturing, patient, and assertive when needed. DSP is needed 2 hours in the morning to get the individual ready and take him to his day support. Also the DSP would be needed 4 hours in the afternoon to work in the home and community.
DSP needed ASAP
CLS & Respite
Sundays — 12pm – 4pm or 1pm – 5pm (can be flexible)
Mondays — 3pm – 7pm
Family wants a female DSP. They would like the DSP to be nurturing, energetic, athletic and assertive when needed. Individual loves to play with action figures, Legos and transformers. He likes to watch wrestling and likes to swim. He also likes doing fun art projects. He will need some assistance with daily living tasks.
DSP needed ASAP
Monday-Friday 3 or 3:30pm – 8 or 8:30 pm
Family wants a male DSP. They would like the DSP to be athletic, detailed, organized and have great communication. He will need physical assistance with daily living tasks. He loves to go to Chuck E Cheese’s and eat at CiCi’s Pizza. He loves to build things using building blocks. He loves computer games and using his tablet. He also loves being outdoors.
Thursday – Sunday (30 hours per week)
Thursday, Friday 2:15 – 7:15pm (5 hours CLS per day)
Every Saturday & Sunday 8am-5pm
Mother/guardian wants a DSP who is available to work non-school days and summers. During summer and on non school days, hours will be M-F 7:30am – 5:30pm. DSP will require training in NCI Plus Defensive. Male or physically strong female with experience with Autism and aggressive behaviors. DSP should be strong, energetic and patient.
One day per week 10am – 2pm (Total 4 hours per week)
Mother/guardian wants a DSP who is outgoing and energetic. Also, someone who is very dependable, reliable, and patient. Individual loves music and playing his guitar. He loves art and hopes to continue this interest through community based art classes. Individual is currently working on goals related to pre-vocational skills, interpersonal/socialization skills, independence in the community, and community safety skills. At this time, Community Networking hours will be done at an established volunteer site.