WELCOME HOUSE IS LOOKING FOR COMPASSIONATE AND DEDICATED DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS.
"How many people today, while at work, were told 3 times that they are loved, 2 times that they are beautiful, many times heard, "come sit by me", and were hugged and hugged again? ....... I was!!!! And guess what, its normal! There is nothing more rewarding then working with people who appreciate you for you. I Love all my friends at Welcome House Community Center for DD. Your more then a job to me, your in my heart!"
"I love working for this agency. Such an awesome support system."
The Direct Support Professional (DSP) position is an entry level position at Welcome House, Inc. The starting pay is $10.00per hour.
What is a Direct Support Professional?
Direct Support Professionals are caring individuals who work directly with people with physical disabilities and/or intellectual disabilities with the aim of assisting the individual to become integrated into his/her community or the least restrictive environment.
What will you do as a DSP?
You will go on outings such as, bowling, out to eat, to the movies, city events, holiday parties, and much more!)
You will assist with hygiene (brushing teeth, bathing, toileting, hand washing, etc)
You will promote independence
You will be a companion and friend
Plus much more!
Paid vacation and sick time time: 40 sick and vacation hours for FT hourly staff after 90 days.
Medical, dental and vision available for staff working a permanent scheduled of at least 30 hours a week
Work-life balance (every other weekend you will be off)
403 B retirement plan available immediately to all staff
Verizon Wireless discount
Weight watchers program and fitness reimbursement for FT staff
Tuition assistance available after a year for those who a permanent schedule of 25 hours or more
plus many more!
What are the requirements to be a DSP?
You must be at least 18 (21 years to transport clients)
You must have a valid OH driver's license with 4 points or less
You must have obtained a high school diploma or GED
You must be able to pass a background check.
Welcome House, Inc. is a non-profit agency that provides residential care to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We need direct care staff with compassion and integrity to work with our adults. We have immediate part-time and weekend openings throughout Cuyahoga County.