Direct Support Professional

Direct Support Professional

Job Name: Direct Support Professional


DSP (Direct Support Professional)

Discover the Rewards! We are hiring employees for our evening shifts. Our evening shifts typically run from 2:00 pm to 11:00 pm or 3:00 pm to 11/12:00 pm. We have shortened work weeks that include 1 weekend day. For example: Sunday through Wednesday or Wednesday through Saturday.

As a Direct Support Professional will spend your time:

  • Supporting people while they learn life skills at home, during the day, and in their communities
  • Teaching and documenting goals according to a person’s plan and the way you were trained
  • Supporting people in recreation activities, such as going for a walk at a park, participating in an art activity, or playing a game
  • Assisting people with personal care such as bathing, toileting, dressing, and grooming

Your evening with the people you work with, might include: making dinner, helping people take showers/baths, helping people in the bathroom, doing laundry with a person, or working on goals.

Why work for Saratoga Bridges?

  • Our starting payrates for our Direct Support Professionals has just increased, starting at $15.75/$17.35 with
  • $1.00 an hour differential for any weekend hours
  • $3.00 an hour differential for weekend overnights
  • $2.00 an hour differential for weekday overnights
  • We have great benefits including health insurance, vacation and holiday time, tuition reimbursement, retirement matching, and referral bonuses
  • If you have no experience, we will provide training to you.
  • Flexibility – evenings and overnight shifts available, short workweeks, and overtime currently available
  • You’ll feel great making a difference in someone’s life.

Must have:

  • Possess a valid NYS Driver’s license (No DWI/DUAI within last 5 years),
  • Diploma/High school equivalency

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.75 – $17.35 per hour