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in Reynoldsburg, OH

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$10.10 - $13.15 per hour
Full-time, Part-time
About this job


DOY Services is a Direct Care Provider Agency that was founded in 2006 to support individuals with Developmental Disabilities in independent living arrangements. Some of our individuals live in a group setting with 1-2 other people, while some live on their own. Direct Support Professionals provide a vital service to our individuals so that each one can live his/her own life to fullest possible extent. We utilize a client-centered approach so that each individual’s needs are met and no one is ever treated like just a number. We know that choice is important to each of our individuals and each one is on his or her own unique journey and we want to be part of that journey every step of the way.

Who should apply to be a Direct Support Professional?

Being a Direct Support Professional is a fantastic way to begin a career for anyone interested in:

· Healthcare

· Nursing

· Early Childhood Education

· Education

· Social Services

· Intervention Specialist

· Behavioral Studies

· Social Work

· Human Behavior

· Humanities

· Consumer and family Services

· Health Science

· Human Development

· Physical Education

· Pre-Medicine

· Psychology

· Public Health

· Sociology

What does a Direct Support Professional (DSP) do?

A DSP’s primary goal to provide care to the individuals. The health, safety and overall well-being of each individual is our top priority. A DSP assists individuals in his/her day to life. This includes:

· Transportation, including to and from Doctor’s appointments, grocery shopping, visiting family or friends, or other activities.

· Assisting with shopping, including going to the grocery store, a gift for a friend or family member, clothing or other games and activities. The DSPs assist with price comparisons, budgeting and register transactions.

· Meal preparation, whether the individual is able to prepare his/her own meals with supervision from the DSP or if the DSP prepares the meals him/herself.

· General housekeeping duties

· Maintaining personal hygiene

· Planning activities for the individuals. This could be simply going for a walk, assisting with math, language and writing, going to the movies or a restaurant and anything else a DSP can think of that the individual would be interested in.

· Working closely with the individual’s team including other DSPs, residential managers, guardians and healthcare staff to maintain effective communication.

· Follow the individual’s Individual Service Plan (ISP) to maintain services tailored to the individual’s specific needs.

· Provide guidance and redirection of behaviors when necessary.

· Complete all required documentation in a timely manner

· Other duties as assigned

What does DOY Services offer?

· Paid Training (including First Aid/CPR and Medication Administration)

· Paid time off

· Health Insurance

· Dental Insurance

· Life, Accident and Disability insurance

· Retirement plan

What you need:

· Must be at least 18 years old or older

· Must be legally authorized to work in the United States

· A valid Driver’s license

· Proof of valid vehicle insurance

· A High School Diploma or GED (DODD will temporarily waive the requirement that DSPs must have a high school diploma or GED. This waiver will be effective from September 17, 2021, through September 30, 2022. Employees without a high school diploma or GED cannot be certified to administer medications)

Required qualifications:

  • 18 years or older
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Background check
  • Reliable transportation to and from work
  • Speaks English
  • Reads English
  • At least high school diploma or equivalent or higher

Preferred qualifications:

  • Valid auto liability insurance
  • Available to work: overnight
  • Available to work: early morning
  • Available to work: late at night
  • Available to work: weekends
  • Available to work: overtime
  • Available to work: weekdays
  • 0-1 year of total work experience
  • Willing to wear face mask
  • Valid driver's license
  • Medical license/certification: CPR Certification
  • Medical license/certification: First Aid Certification