Direct Support Professionals
Location: Howard County, Baltimore County, Baltimore City, & Anne Arundel County
We are seeking Direct Support Professionals to help provide personal supports in the home or out in the community to individuals’ with intellectual disabilities. The shifts vary for each individual, but most shifts are in the evening and weekends. The individuals we serve live in Howard County, Baltimore County, Baltimore City, and Anne Arundel County.
Direct Support Professionals will assist the individuals through prompting and redirection, with many daily living skills that include grocery shopping, meal prep, housekeeping and getting out into the community for various activities of the individual's choosing. Staff should possess the ability to be supportive and empathic while respecting boundaries and individual's preferences.
Qualified candidates should be energetic, patient, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as exhibit highly developed organizational and time management skills. In addition, creativity, reliability and basic computer skills are a plus! Individuals with experience with person-centered thinking approach are strongly encouraged to apply.
All subsequently hired staff must be available to complete all trainings (some in person and off site) during their length of employment with Humanim.
Direct Support Professionals will teach individuals with developmental disabilities independent living skills.
This is an entry-level position which provides an excellent opportunity to gain experience in the Human Services field, with opportunities for advancement within the agency. All schedules can be combined for more hours pending applicant's availability and individual's flexibility.
- High School Diploma
- Valid Maryland driver's license and auto insurance
- Consistent, reliable transportation
- Willingness to travel
- Bachelor's degree in psychology/related field and/or 2 years relevant experience preferred
At Humanim, you’ll perform meaningful work, make a difference in the lives of the people we serve, and find the support and training it takes to grow as a professional. We offer a comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees, including paid time off, medical insurance, and tuition reimbursement. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran.