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Lead Direct Support Professional: WEEKEND Only - Ashburn, VA $21.25/hr
CRi Ashburn, VA

Lead Direct Support Professional: WEEKEND Only - Ashburn, VA $21.25/hr

Ashburn, VA
Expired: February 19, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $21 Hourly
  • Medical , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Part-Time
Job Description
Company Info

Real Heroes Work Here!

CRi is a well-known non-profit organization located throughout Northern VA, Richmond VA, and Maryland that is dedicated to providing quality services to enable individuals with a wide range of disabilities to live as independently as possible.

We are hiring a Lead Direct Support Professional for our ASHBURN VA Program!

If you're dedicated and ambitious, CRi is an excellent place to grow your career! CRi employees are responsible for collaborating and working hand in hand with a diverse team of dedicated staff who support people in achieving their goals and dreams!

The Lead Direct Support Professional acts as a mentor, teacher, and support to individuals with intellectual and other types of developmental disabilities to assist them to live, learn and work successfully as an active part of their communities. The Lead Direct Support Professional provides supports as needed, whether in individual's homes, day services locations and/or community settings, to transform lives and help each individual reach their full potential, while always taking into consideration their dreams and goals for their own lives.


Compensation: $21.25/hr

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Acts as Team Leader on evening shift comprised of 3 to 4 staff.
  • Assists or instructs individuals on Activities of Daily Living (ADLs).
  • Provides support to individuals as defined in their Individual Service Plan (ISP).
  • Follows program specific guidelines for individual oversight and supervision.
  • Intervenes and responds to crises and follows the guidelines of agency policies and procedures.
  • Applicants must possess the desire to be a leader and to enhance their current DSP skills.
  • Applicants must be of unquestionable character as determined by personal references and background checks.
  • Applicants must supply sufficient recommendations to support the fact that maturity, integrity and dependability are hallmarks of his/her personality.
  • Applicant is able to project a professional image while interfacing with the community.
  • Applicant demonstrates ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Can effectively express oneself in written reports, including electronic reporting of documentation.
  • Capable of working responsibly with highly confidential information.
  • Must be able to climb, bend, stoop, push, lift, pull, reach, sit and walk for periods of time.
  • Attends and engages in mandatory and other agency training opportunities.
  • Must be able to implement proper support techniques when intervening with individuals.


Qualified Candidates MUST have:
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record.
  • Two (2) years of successful experience working with people with ID/DD.

CRi offers company-paid benefits including health insurance options, 403(b) retirement fund and life insurance for benefits-eligible employees.


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