Requisition Number: COMMU-LDRSP-H-06-2021-02
Job Title: Lead Direct Support Profession
City: Pittsburgh
State: PA

Minimum Degree Required: A - High School/GED
Minimum Years of Experience: 2
Salary Range: $14.10/hr

Lead Direct Support Profession

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Description/Job Summary

Resources for Human Development is OPEN and hiring for Full-Time Lead Residental Support Staff 

A $500 Full-Time Sign-On Bonus is Offered to Incoming Staff

Are you looking for a rewarding career helping others improve their quality of life?

Resources for Human Development is seeking to hire a Lead Direct Support Professional in the Wexford area. to work directly with individuals dually diagnosed with intellectual and developmental disabilities and pervasive mental illness living in the Wexford Area.

Advantages of Working for RHD:

  • Full Benefits Package (for full-time staff)
  • Company-paid Physical Exam
  • Generous PTO Plan
  • Cell Phone Discount
  • Free Virtual Fitness Classes
  • Scholarship and Tuition Programs
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Student Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Phase 1A Covid Vaccination Eligibility


  1. The Lead Direct Support Professional will act as a mentor for DSP staff in regards to the expectations of how the job duties should be performed
  2. Assist the Residential Supervisor in the daily operation of the home
  3. Responsible for the safety and supervision of individuals served by RHD Community Passages
  4. Assist with residentially based interventions and work alongside consumers with activities of daily living both in the home and in the community

Required Experience

  1. Minimum of two years human services experience preferred
  2. History or knowledge of working with adults with significant mental illness.

Required Education

  1. High School Diploma/GED

Required Qualifications

  1. Valid Driver's License 
  2. Ability to pass a Criminal Background Check

Program Summary

Community Passages is a community-based residential program designed to provide a homelike environment for individuals with developmental disabilities and dual diagnoses, many of whom present significantly challenging behaviors and most of whom previously resided at state centers and hospitals. Residents develop life skills, increase their self-esteem, and are empowered to make choices for themselves.
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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.