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Direct Support Professional (DSP) - Supports Howard County

Howard County, MD, USA Req #991
Monday, February 26, 2024

We are seeking a Direct Support Professional (DSP) to provide one-on-one support to an individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities. Personal Support Services professionals assist individuals and families living in their personal home.


Individual programs are designed around the needs and desires of each participant and implemented with attention and care. Whether living alone or with family members, individually tailored services are the best way to support people on their own terms.


Services provided are personalized and directed by the individual receiving supports and may include but are not limited to: assistance with personal hygiene, activities/outings, social engagement, and shopping.

Paid trainings, including CPR/First Aid

DSP’s assist with creating opportunities for individuals to live full and productive lives by:

·Assisting with participation and exploration of the community

·Cultivating and expanding independent living skills

·Assisting with development of meaningful and personal relationships

·Implementing strategies to achieve individuals’ personal goals

Eligible candidates must have a high school degree/GED and a current driver’s license with less than three points on their driving record.


The hours for this position: 15 hours/ week


Wednesday 5-8p (3)

Friday 5-9p (4)

Saturday & Sunday 12p-4p (8)

Some flexibility with hours


I am looking for kind and fun staff to assist me with activities in and around my home in Columbia. I am a young woman, and I am looking for the right staff to help me with increasing my independence at home. We would work on skills in the evening to help me end my day and prepare for the next. I would love to learn more about the social life in my neighborhood and would like to look up fun places to visit and activities that we can do together. On the weekends I look forward to going out with my staff to have fun, meet up with friends, and run errands.


Staff should be dependable and reliable.


This position requires the use of personal vehicles to provide transportation within the community.


This position requires the use of a personal cell phone for mobile punching and documentation.



Other details

  • Job Family DSP SUP
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Howard County, MD, USA