Direct Support Professional

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The ALTRUIST Group is seeking a dedicated and compassionate Direct Support Professional (DSP) to provide individualized, interactive supervision and community-based instruction to an adult with intellectual and cognitive disabilities in the Lanesville, Indiana area Monday-Friday from 9 am to 5 pm. Must be comfortable with performing ADLs and utilizing a lift.


  • Wage up to $15.00 per hour
  • Paid training
  • Mileage reimbursement at the federal rate
  • Auto insurance reimbursement
  • Employee incentives
  • Medical, Dental, Vision benefits for full time employment


  • Compassionate and show personal interest in the client’s needs/goals
  • Patient and understanding with clients as they master their goals
  • Resourceful in helping clients find activities of their interest
  • Able to treat clients with dignity and respect
  • Able to model Leadership, Integrity, Teamwork, Inspiration, and Accountability

WHAT WILL YOU DO AS A DSP? DSP’s provide supervision and support to clients to foster independence and achievement of their goals such as:

  • Meal preparation
  • Personal daily living skills such as bathing, grooming, and dressing, etc.
  • Social interaction with client in the home (crafts, watching tv, conversation) and community (church events, eating out)
  • Administer medication and attend to other medical needs


  • Must be comfortable with performing ADLs and utilizing a lift
  • 18 + years of age
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • 6 months experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities and/or experience in a human services field is beneficially preferred
  • Home Health Aide, CNA, or NADSP Credential and/or training beneficial
  • Reliable transportation that is properly registered
  • Valid Drivers’ License
  • Have Auto Insurance with a minimum of $100,000/$300,000 Injury Liability Coverage
  • Smartphone with Data Plan for clocking in/out and documentation
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certification or the ability to obtain

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