Requisition Number: PA064-DRSPP-H-09-2020-02
Job Title: Direct Support Professional English and Bilingual
City: Philadelphia
State: PA

Minimum Degree Required: A - High School/GED
Minimum Years of Experience: 1
Salary Range: $12.00-$13.00/hour

Direct Support Professional English and Bilingual

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Description/Job Summary

RHD is open and hiring during the COVID 19 pandemic.  Please feel free to apply today.

As of 9/14/20 - Sign-On Bonus of $500 for full-time work and $250 for part-time work (Following completion of New Hire 90-day Probation) offered!

The mission of Resources for Human Development (RHD) is to provide caring, effective and innovative services that empower people of all abilities as they build better lives for themselves, their families and their communities. RHD's multi-faceted programs serve people with a variety of challenges that include intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental illness, substance abuse and homelessness.

RHD- Harmony is hiring full-time and part-time Direct Support Professionals (DSP).The DSP assess, plans, implements and evaluates daily living needs of the individual being served. The DSP conducts all program operations in accordance with RHD policy and the regulatory requirements of the PA 6400 Regulations and the individuals support plan (ISP). The DSP is responsible for ensuring the individual's health and safety is protected at all times.  

We are seeking candidates with experience working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), mobilitly challenges as well as behavioral health challenges.

Multiple days and shifts available i.e. 1st shift, 2nd shift and 3rd shift (overnight)

A comprehensive benefits package is offered for full-time employees. 


  • Monitoring individuals for safety and wellbeing.
  • Emotional support and support in achieving goals and outcomes.
  • Positive redirection/crisis management/community integration.
  • household chores /meal preparation/laundry/food shopping.
  • Assisting with financial management.
  • Medical appointment management.

Required Experience

At least 1 year experience working with the IDD population

Required Education

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED

Required Qualifications

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Valid driver's license
  • Must pass pre-employment criminal background check
  • Must obtain pre-employment physical with PPD testing 
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) is a plus

Program Summary

RHD- Harmony provides supervised community-based residential living for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and or physical diabilites.The program focuses on a person-centered approach, which is tailored to meet the needs of the individual, based upon the individual's support plan. The program provides support in the areas of life skills, social skills amd community integration with an emphasis on enjoying experiences while  pursuing 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.