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Direct Support Professional
MVLE Chantilly, VA

Direct Support Professional

MVLE
Chantilly, VA
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description

MVLE, a Fedcap company, is currently hiring for a full-time Direct Support Professional to help individuals with disabilities in the Chantilly, VA area. This caregiving position earns a competitive wage.

In addition to competitive pay and our open culture, we offer our Direct Support Professionals the following benefits:

  • Medical, dental, and vision
  • A flexible spending account (FSA)
  • Short- and long-term disability
  • A 403(b) plan
  • An employee assistance plan
  • A future moms program
  • Life insurance

So, now that you've learned the who, what, where, and why of this position, you may be wondering HOW? It's easy! Just fill out our initial mobile-friendly online application. We hope to meet you soon!


DAY-TO-DAY

This full-time position with our human services nonprofit works during the day.

As a Direct Support Professional with our nonprofit, you provide direct supervision to individuals with disabilities in accordance with their treatment plans. You assist individuals with a variety of everyday tasks, including developing appropriate work attitudes and skills to gain employment opportunities. In collaboration with our program coordinators, you teach social and communication skills, as well as positive behavioral changes. With a focus on helping individuals increase their independence, you help them develop appropriate social skills, establish social relationships, and participate in community-based activities or job tasks. In addition, you observe each individual's behavior, skill levels, and areas of interest to provide objective information and formulate data-based recommendations.

You communicate all pertinent information to other members of your team to ensure individuals receive the maximum benefit from the services our nonprofit offers. Regarding the safety of our clients, you actively practice good judgment and provide the necessary support needed for each individual. You always participate in available training opportunities geared toward expanding your knowledge of treatment methods. Your hard work makes a direct positive impact on the lives of our clients with disabilities, and it brings you great satisfaction to know your skills contribute to our company in a big way!


ABOUT MVLE

Since 1971, MVLE has successfully provided a broad range of services that cater to the diverse needs of individuals with disabilities through specialized training and programs that foster their personal and professional growth. We create opportunities for individuals to find their independence through community-based activities, supported employment, and customized skills training. Our mission is to create futures one person at a time for people with disabilities and break down barriers to employment through support services.

Our services are only as effective as the quality of the people who make up our team. To achieve our mission, we strive to attract and retain talented and committed staff who believe in our cause. This is why we provide competitive compensation, great benefits, and plenty of opportunities for personal and professional growth.


OUR IDEAL DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL

  • Discrete - can handle confidential information with discretion
  • Professional - written communication skills
  • Attentive - highly organized and attentive to detail
  • Self-motivated - works well both independently and in a collaborative environment

If this sounds like you, keep reading about this human services position!


REQUIREMENTS FOR A DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL

  • Bachelor's degree in human services, behavior management, psychology, or a related field OR equivalent experience
  • Experience working directly with Medicaid, CARF regulations, and the ISP process
  • Valid driver's license and clean driving record
  • Ability to research and develop a general and individualized curriculum for our learning programs
  • Ability to drive a company vehicle during outings
  • Strong computer literacy and proficiency with software programs such as PowerPoint

Two years of work experience is preferred, but multiple factors will be taken into consideration. If you meet the above requirements, we need you. Apply today to join our human services team as a Direct Support Professional!

Location: 20151



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MVLE

Chantilly, VA
20151 USA

Industry

Personal Care

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