Direct Support Professional - No Prior Experience

at Support Solutions, Inc in Auburn, Maine, United States

Job Description

Support Solutions has FULL-TIME and PART-TIME Direct Support Professional positions in Southern and Central Maine.

If have a calling to be a caregiver, if you want to feel good about the work you do, if you want to make a difference in someone’s life instead of just earning a paycheck, a Direct Support Professional position may be right for you!


  • Minimum 18 years of age, required.
  • High School Diploma/GED/HiSet
  • Valid Drivers License and Auto Insurance
  • It is a requirement for all DSP's to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. All persons must have at least the first dose (if Pfizer or Moderna) to be in compliance for employment consideration.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) play a crucial role in fulfilling the mission of Support Solutions by providing assistance with daily living activities such as preparing meals, administering medication, as well as providing support and transportation to appointments and into the community.
  • To be successful in this role, you must be compassionate, motivated to help others, and dedicated to providing quality support
  • Provide direct care services to individuals with intellectual disabilities and specialized care in daily living, social, and recreational activities
  • Provide support and assistance to help support maximum independence of individuals
  • Participate in the development and implementation of the individual support plan
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of the individuals
  • Assist and encourage individuals to engage in various activities in the home and community
  • Observe individuals’ behaviors and changes in physical condition, utilize prescribed strategies to assist the individual, and document and report accordingly
  • Administer medications (upon completion of certification; all necessary training is provided)
  • Assist/perform needed cooking, housekeeping and cleaning duties
  • Maintain logs and records pertaining to individuals


In return for your commitment to making a difference in the life of someone else, Support Solutions will provide a fun and rewarding work environment, benefits package, competitive pay rates, PAID in-house professional development (training) and advancement opportunities within the organization.

Support Solutions status as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization may qualify you for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness

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Support Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Job Posting: 780048

Posted On: Jul 07, 2022

Updated On: Jul 07, 2022