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Direct Support Professional (WEEKENDS)
Community options Frederick, MD

Direct Support Professional (WEEKENDS)

Community options
Frederick, MD
  • $16 Hourly
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Community Options, Inc. is a national non-profit agency providing services to individuals with disabilities in 12 states.

We are Now Hiring Full-Time, Part-Time, PRN Direct Support Professionals (DSP), Caregivers, Direct Care Staff, Home Health Aides in Frederick, MD to provide person-centered care tailored to meet the needs of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This is a fantastic opportunity for professional growth, while making a difference! No experience required- we provide PAID training!

Now Offering $500 Sign-On Bonus for NEW HIRES (must complete 90 days of satisfactory employment to be eligible)

Shifts Available:

  • Weekends 9am to 3pm; 3pm to 11pm, and 11pm to 9am

Starting pay is: $16.00 an hour


  • Provide direct care to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities tailored to their Individual Support Plan (ISP)/Person Centered Plan (PCP)
  • Assist with daily routines including cleaning, cooking, feeding, medication administration, and maintaining personal hygiene
  • Monitor the health and medical needs of individuals and immediately report any concerns
  • Assist with the learning and development of independent and community-based skills
  • Participate with individuals in community, social, and recreational activities
  • Drive individuals to medical appointments and activities in the community
  • Ensure program documentation and billable records are completed accurately and timely
  • Build a support network for individuals by developing and maintaining relationships with community members, businesses, and families
  • Ensure work locations and vehicles are clean and well maintained to provide a safe environment
  • Additional tasks and responsibilities may be assigned
  • Employees must cooperate with the licensee and department staff in any inspection, inquiry or investigation

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid driver's license with a satisfactory driving record
  • Ability to establish a comfortable and supportive relationship with individuals receiving supports
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and remain calm in crisis situations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills

Working Conditions:

  • Work in residential programs, day programs, and in the community
  • Transport individuals utilizing your own vehicle or company provided vehicles
  • Schedule may change due to business needs and may include evening and weekend hours
  • Overtime may be required due to business needs
  • May be required to lift or move 25+ pounds

Why Community Options?

  • Competitive Insurance Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Paid Holidays-Including a Birthday Holiday
  • Generous PTO
  • Employee Incentive & Discount Programs
  • 403b Retirement Plan
  • Incredible career growth opportunities

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact the friendly staff at our Frederick, MD office!

For more information, please call us at: (240) 815-5262

If interested, please click Apply Now or send resume to:

Community Options is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V


Community options

7490 New Technology Way

Frederick, MD
21703 USA


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Posted date

February 22, 2024

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