Direct Support Professional (DSP)
Job Description Bello Machre is seeking Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) for our Community Support Program in Anne Arundel County. Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) are essential staff and provide loving care for adults with developmental disabilities in community settings throughout Anne Arundel County. In addition to providing direct support and loving care, our Direct Support Professionals teach the people we support independent living skills, plan community-based activities, and implement individual program plans. Direct Support Professionals in Community Services work shifts based on the needs of those they support. While circumstances always change, we are currently looking only for candidates who are looking for work on the evenings and weekends. We do not have daytime hours available at this time. Qualifications Must be at least 18 years old A high school diploma or GED required Must have a current driver's license with no more than 5 points Must be able to teach skills, provide support, and build on each individual's strengths and capabilities Responsibilities Provide outstanding support and services for people with developmental disabilities, enabling them to participate as fully as they wish in all aspects of community life Assist individuals in the development of friendships and other relationships. Assist individuals to become an active participant in their community and to build natural support networks Be knowledgeable of the person-centered plan for each person and provide support to them according to their plan Interact with each person in a manner that displays warmth and promotes a caring environment. Fully understand all aspects of fundamental rights Company Description Bello Machre - We provide a lifetime commitment of loving care, opportunity, and guidance to people with developmental disabilities in Maryland. Our name is pronounced Bĕllō Mah-cree and means Home Of My Heart. Working for Bello Machre is more than a job. We value our employees' time and training experience. All required training for employees is provided free of charge, and time spent in training is paid. Benefits Paid Sick Time 403B Retirement Plan With Company Contribution Discounted Gym Membership Flexible Spending Accounts: Health and Childcare Tuition Reimbursement Paid Training Long-term Disability Insurance Short-term Disability Insurance Flexible Schedule Vaccination Bello Machre takes the health and safety of our employees, the people we support, and the greater community very seriously. It is our expectation that all employees who are able to get vaccinated and boosted, do so.