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Direct Support Professional

Posted on Apr 23, 2020 by Heart Havens Inc

Richmond, VA 23225
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Heart Havens seeks caring Direct Support Professionals (DSP) to work at our homes in Richmond or Varina, Virginia. Are you someone that will embrace our mission of empowerment and share our values of accountability, integrity, respect, and empathy?

As a DSP, you'll empower adults with a developmental disability to live full, vibrant, and happy lives. In this role you'll provide support with: community outings and volunteer activities, personal hygiene activities, medication administration and foster more independence with daily living skills. DSPs are responsible for providing support as identified in the Individual Support Plan, and for collecting data and documenting the provision of those supports. You'll encourage our residents as they discover what they're passionate about and pursue their dreams. One thing's for sure: Heart Havens is looking for driven, dependable, creative and compassionate individuals who want to make a difference in people's lives!


Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities

Knowledge of basic human physical and psychological needs

Knowledge and passionate use of person-centered approach

Knowledge of health and safety precautions

Demonstrated leadership ability, emotional maturity and patience

Good verbal and written communication skills

Proficient typing and computer skills

Demonstrated flexibility and reliability

Must be at least 21 years of age, have a valid driver's license and acceptable driving record

Must have at least a high school diploma or GED

Required training: Therapeutic Options, 1st Aid/CPR/AED, 32 hour Medical Administration

***(paid training provided)


Paid time off

Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement Plan, Life, LTD, and AD&D, Voluntary Insurance

Employee Referral Bonuses

Reference: 882532943

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