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Direct Support Professional (DSP)

Posted:May 28, 2021 (posted 64 days ago)View All Jobs
Location:Dunnellon, FL (Citrus County)
Company:Covenant Children's Home
11350 N Covenant Path, Ste 100
Dunnellon, FL 34434


As a DSP, you will provide care for abused and neglected youth that have been placed in foster care (ages 12-17). In a group home setting, you will assist in implementing treatment goals to ensure that health, nutritional, education, social and recreation needs of the youth are met. You will be responsible for transporting youth, in a company vehicle, to activities such as school, medical appointments and recreational outings. The ability to establish positive relationship is imperative to this position to be successful in delivering assistance with necessary tasks such as homework and independent living skills. This position requires cooking, light cleaning, distribution of medications and proficiency with e-mail and computer applications.


• High school diploma or equivalent is required, some college preferred (must be able to provide diploma and/or transcripts). • Experience working with youth. • A valid driver’s license with a clean driving record, ability to pass a level II background check, ability to pass a drug screening. • Ability to work days, nights, weekends, and holidays. • Must be available to work one of the following schedules: o Monday – Friday, 7am-3pm/3pm-11pm/11pm-7am o Saturday – Sunday, 7am-7pm/7pm-7am o Also looking for PRN • In addition, all DSPs are required to attend 25 hours of in-service trainings and maintain 40 hours of continuing education units per year. Full-time associates (40 hours per week) will be eligible for coverage under the provisions of our benefit program. • CPR certification preferred.

To Apply:

To Apply: Interested applicants, please send an e-mail requesting an application: or by calling (352) 489-2565 for more information. Job-Type: Full-Time/Part-Time Wage: Starting wage: $12 per hour – wage negotiable depending upon education and youth experience

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