Requisition Number: CHOIC-DRSPP-H-07-2021-03
Job Title: Direct Support Professional-Kent County
City: Newark
State: DE

Minimum Degree Required: N/A
Minimum Years of Experience: N/A
Salary Range: $12.50/hr

Direct Support Professional-Kent County

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Description/Job Summary


***LOOKING FOR A CAREER WHICH PROMOTES DIVERSITY & INCLUSION !!!!!***

Look no further! RHD is actively hiring for Direct Support Professionals to join our family.

Our ideal candidate is values oriented, service driven, and not just looking for their next job, but a career. THIS MIGHT BE YOU!!

The Direct Support Professional is responsible for safety and supervision of our consumers with Intellectual Developmental Disabilities.This position will coordinate with clinical staff, implement residentially based interventions and assist the clients in achieving their clinical assignments. The DSP is responsible for fulfilling the obligations as outlined in the client’s program plan. The DSP will prompt or assist, as necessary, to ensure the clients participate in the activities of daily living,in both the home and the community. 

As employee of RHD, your ideas, thoughts, and experience will be valued. RHD emphasizes group decision-making and multi-level thinking, so that staff has maximum authority,creativity, freedom, and support to help meet the needs of the people we serve,without the cumbersome centralized bureaucracy.  Feel free to apply now.

RHD Benefits!

  • Full Benefits Package
  • Generous PTO Plan
  • Free Virtual Fitness Classes
  • Scholarship and Tuition Programs
  • Employee Assistant Program
  • Student loan forgiveness program
  • Discounted Tuition with College & University Partnerships!

Responsibilities/Duties


  • Provide supervision of individuals inaccordance with the person-centered ISP; supporting someone to work towards outcomes identified in ISP and other Person-Centered Support Plans

  • Complete required documentation

  • Administer Medication

  • Provide transportation to consumers

  • Support consumers in activities of daily living, meal prep, toileting, hygiene, as appropriate

  • Assist in Community Integration Activities and access to community. Supports including medical appointments,social security access, etc.

  • Complete all other miscellaneous tasks as assigned by supervisor


Required Experience

  • Prior experience in the human services field is preferred but not required 

Required Education

  • High School diploma or GED is required, associates or bachelor’s degree is preferred 

Required Qualifications

  • Basic computer and internet literacy with the ability to utilize applications like emails, time recording and other programs to enter and retrieve data as necessary to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Valid driver’s license 

Program Summary

 Choices provides a wide range of residential options, non-traditional day programming, consultative nursing, and behavioral services and other support services to support individuals with developmental and other disabilities achieve their personal goals by expanding their horizons and opportunities in the community.  Our program goals and implementation strategies of delivering quality services are based on Person-Centered Planning, safe community inclusion and participation, improving lifeskills, self-independence, and sufficiency.  


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, veteran, or disability status.

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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, veteran, or disability status.