New Starting Wage of $17.66-$19.16 Per Hour DOE
No experience is required. OSLP provides all of the necessary training needed to be successful.
As a DSP you will provide support to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in ways that enhance the physical, mental, and spiritual well-being of those we support. You will support health and safety, integration in the community, meaningful activity, personal relationships, personal choice, and dignity. You are expected to follow all agency policies and procedures, as well as each individual’s plans and protocols. You are responsible for protecting the agency and the people we support against loss. Job duties include dispensing medications and treatments as prescribed, documentation and data collection as required, maintaining a clean, healthy, and attractive home and yard, as well as providing supports outside of the home including in any community-based employment or volunteer positions for the people we support.
This position reports to: Program Manager, or person in charge
Takes direction from: program management, health professionals, and consultants.
Essential Job Functions
Occasionally = up to 1/3 shift
Frequently = up to 2/3 shift
Continuously = throughout shift
Standing: Continuously in combination with walking indoors and outdoors.
Walking: Continuously in combination with standing.
Worker Mobility: Can change positions frequently throughout work shift.
Carry/Lift: Occasionally and independently lift and carry 0‑25 pounds.
Pushing/Pulling: Frequently throughout the work shift.
Bending/Squatting: Frequently throughout the work shift.
Reaching/Handling: Use of fingers/hands/arms continuously. Occasional overhead reaching needed.
Grasping/Squeezing: Frequently throughout work shift.
Twisting: Frequently throughout work shift.
Climbing: Occasionally ascend or descend stairs or ramps indoors or outdoors.
Crawling: 0% of the time.
This position summary covers most of the duties performed; however, other duties and responsibilities not listed may be assigned as needed