Requisition Number: NC001-DRSPP-H-10-2020-02
Job Title: Direct Support Professional
City: Raleigh
State: NC

Minimum Degree Required: N/A
Minimum Years of Experience: N/A
Salary Range: $12 per hour

Direct Support Professional

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Description/Job Summary

RHD North Carolina Is hiring full-time and part-time Direct Support Professionals (DSP).  The DSP assesses, plans, implements and evaluates daily living programs and routines for individuals we serve. The DSP conduct all program operations in accordance with RHD policy and the regulatory requirements of the NC DHHS.  The DSP is responsible for ensuring the individual’s health and safety is protected and that each individual participates to their fullest in activities of daily living.  

There are positions available in multiple programs which include the following:

Varsity Crest (Semi-independent living)

  • Monday- Friday 8AM- 4PM (40 hours total)
  • Tuesday -Saturday 4PM- 12AM (40 hours total)

Pleasant Garden (Residential Home) 

  • Sunday & Monday 8AM-4PM (16 hours total)

*When applying please note what program and shift you are applying for in the additional qualifications text box within the application.

Salary: $12.00/hour



Responsibilities/Duties

  • Assist and support consumers in obtaining and maintaining life skills
  • Symptom management for and with consumers
  • Maintain cleanliness of the home
  • Assist and Support residents in maintaining daily schedule
  • Report facility concerns to the Program Manager
  • Provide and teach medication administration to residents
  • Planning and preparing meals
  • Assist consumers with working towards person centered treatment goals
  • Complete required program documentation
  • Provide therapeutic mentoring and symptom monitoring and management

Required Experience

1 year in human services field preferred

Required Education

High School Diploma/GED required

Required Qualifications

  • Valid Driver’s license required
  • Strong problem solving skills and ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing with consumers and other staff
  • Must be able to work independently and as a member of a team. 

Program Summary

RHD North Carolina (NC) provides residential supports for people with diagnosis of developmental disabilities, mental illness and/or physical disabilities. The program focuses on a person-centered planning approach, and much care is given to working with individuals to create homes and treatment to meet individual needs. The program provides intensive support in the area of life skills, social skills, and community integration with an emphasis on having fun while pursuing personal goals.

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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.