Direct Support Professional

Posted: 10/16/2022

Independent Services Network (ISN) is a vibrant statewide company delivering services for adults with intellectual disabilities, as well as children and youth in foster care. We are looking for a professional that is in sync with our mission driven service delivery. If you join, you will become part of a team that is intent on making an impact in the lives of the people of New Hampshire.

The ideal candidate is someone that is self-directed, has the skills and commitment to help maintain and support our current growth. If you are intrigued about this opportunity, please contact us to begin the mutual discovery process. 

JOB SUMMARY

**SIGN-ON BONUS $250**

Assist individuals with a disability to lead a self-directed life and contribute to the community, assist with activities of daily living and encourage attitude and behavior that enhance community inclusion. A DSP provides these supports for an individual at work and other community places. Act as a facilitator for the individual, in communicating their needs, self-expression, and goals.
Excellent benefits inclusive of Health and Dental Insurance, Holidays, and Paid Time Off. Both part-time and full-time positions are available.

LOCATION – Nashua, NH, Concord NH, Claremont NH, and Manchester NH 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supports and provides individuals supported with meaningful community activities that are of interest to them.
  • Transports persons served using their own personal vehicle and ensure their safety out in the community.
  • Assist in developing, implementing, and monitoring Individual Service Agreement (ISA).
  • Maintain accurate records including daily logs, mileage, individual files, accident and incident reports.
  • Maintain open and focused communication with team members.
  • Follow established schedules for individuals supported in the program.
  • Project a professional image at all times.
  • Behavioral Management and Support.
 
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS FOR A DSP
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Possess high school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience working with individuals with disabilities preferred
SKILLS & ABILITIES
  • Possess a valid driver’s license without restrictions
  • Have a reliable vehicle with at least the state minimum automobile insurance coverage
  • The ability and willingness to travel to off-site locations
  • Ability to pass a Criminal Background check, Drivers Record check, and Adult Protective Services background check
  • Be computer literate and have English writing skills
  • Flexibility in scheduling