Requisition Number: PA093-LDRSP-H-09-2020-02
Job Title: Lead Direct Support Profession
City: Nazareth
State: PA

Minimum Degree Required: N/A
Minimum Years of Experience: N/A
Salary Range: 14.50

Lead Direct Support Profession

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Description/Job Summary

RHD is open and hiring for Lead Direct Support Professionals


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

Resources for Human Development is seeking mission driven individuals to join our programs located in the Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton areas.The Lead Direct Support Professional directly supports the Site Supervisor in maintaining their respective program operations. In addition to providing direct-care to consumers and performing the duties of the Direct Support Professional, this leadership position serves as a mentor to Direct Support Professionals via modeling effective interpersonal interactions, developing creative strategies aimed at enhancing consumers’ independent living skills.

Advantages of Working for RHD:

  • Full Benefits Package
  • Generous PTO Plan
  • Free Virtual Fitness Classes
  • Scholarship and Tuition Programs
  • Employee Assistant Program
  • Student loan forgiveness program


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.

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Provide support and supervision to consumers during direct-care shifts, focusing on the consumers’ reduction of risk and enhancement of independent living skills.
  • Assist in orienting and training direct support professionals during onsite orientation, including teaching direct support professionals’ responsibilities, site checklists, Policies and Procedures, relevant systems, and all required documentation.
  • Provide regular, constructive feedback to the Site Supervisor related to operations in the home, including necessary documentation, adherence to Policies and Procedures, and the daily activities of consumers.
  • Assist in the implementation of the consumers’ Individual Service Plans, focusing on supporting consumers in developing lifestyles conducive to goal attainment through community integration and the acquisition of independent living skills.

Required Experience

  • Two years of experience working with individuals with IDD and Mental Health issues.
  • Knowledge of and compliance with the PA 6400 Regulations and IDS Guidelines.

Required Education

  • High School Diploma

Required Qualifications

  • Valid Drivers License

Program Summary

RHD Evergreen is a community-based program that supports individuals with autism and related behaviors to develop life skills and achieve independence.

This position is located in The Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton areas.


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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.