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DSP (Direct Support Professional) Job in Akron, Ohio US

DSP (Direct Support Professional)

Become a DSP, sponsored by Summit DD - Akron, OH

Posted: 5/7/2024 - Expires: 8/2/2024

Job ID: 273238984


Job Description

Job Details
o A Direct Support Professional (DSP) is someone who works directly with people
who have intellectual or developmental disabilities. DSPs aim to assist people in
realizing their full potential.
o Summit DD is collaborating with Providers in Summit County to assist them in
their search for the right, reliable, energetic & passionate DSPs to provide safe &
supported care for the individuals in their programs.

• Job Type
o Full-time
o Part-time
o Flexible shifts

• Qualifications
o Responsible, on time, and professional
o Good judgement
o Caring and compassionate attitude
o Motivated to learn
o Reliable transportation

• Benefits Will vary by agency, but may include:
o 401K
o Paid time off
o Paid training
o Health Insurance
o Dental Insurance

• Full Job Description Will vary by agency, but may include:
o Following the plans laid out in each person’s Individual Service Plan
o Assisting individual(s) with daily living skills
o Assisting individual(s) with job specific skills
o Assisting individual(s) with engaging in daily chores
o Teach/support relationship building skills
o Teach/support problem solving skills/conflict resolution
o Providing individual(s) with opportunities for community engagement/outings
▪ Zoo, movies, grocery store, parks, etc.
o Perform daily record keeping

Contact Information


Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Attained Certificate of equivalency for a HS degree
Work Days:
Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Work Shift:
Job Reference Code
$15.00 - $18.00 /hour 
Will vary by agency
Licenses / Certifications:
Display Recommended WorkKeys®Recommended WorkKeys®:
Applied Math: 4
Graphic Literacy: 4

Workplace Documentation: 3