20 Jul 2021

Full-Time Direct Support Professional

Lynn Emmons/The Society – Posted by lemmons Wadsworth, Ohio, United States of America

Job Description

Up to $19/hour

Full time and Part time positions available


“I stay because I truly feel appreciated for making a difference in our individuals’ lives. I show up because of the relationships and bonds I’ve built with our individuals. I’ve learned a different aspect of life through them. While getting to know them, I’ve learned things about myself that I didn’t know existed.”

Looking to be a part of something bigger? The Society Direct Support Professional position might be for you!

Erin was looking for a job, but found a career.

Erin needed a job when she got divorced and joined The Society. When asked why she stays, Erin said, “I stay because I love the clients like family, they want me to know what’s going on in their life, plus my coworkers are amazing.

Nicole “joined to make a difference in the lives that most need it and know they are getting the care they need.”

Not just another job – this has turned into a passion and career for many other DSPs! YOU are needed and what YOU do every day here makes a difference. Our team is essential and we’re looking for dedicated, compassionate people like you to join us to partner with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live their best lives.

No experience? No worries! We provide training and guidance. Many of our staff are students, parents, and retirees. Experienced DSPs are also encouraged to apply. We offer competitive starting rates and a higher wage with verified experience. We offer flexible schedules and shifts to fit most situations, with full and part time available.

The Society believes in teamwork and rewards hard work and dedication through our Career Pathway program. We provide a generous benefits package for most positions including Health Care, Vision, Dental, Life, and Short and Long Term Disability. The Society also offers a retirement plan with a company match.

Our Direct Support Professionals are the backbone of our organization and truly make a difference in the lives of individuals every day. Apply today!


  • The Direct Support Professional at The Society will provide assistance and guidance in the following areas:
  • Cooking, including but not limited to creating a shopping list, storage and inventory of food and dietary supply items, food prep, following a menu, and cleanup.
  • Laundry, including but not limited to, inventory of clothing, washing, drying, folding, ironing and storing.
  • Using durable medical equipment.
  • Cleaning, including but not limited to, dusting, sweeping, mopping, and sanitizing all areas of the home including bedrooms, closets, bathrooms, kitchen, living room, laundry room, outdoor spaces, basement, garages and vehicles.
  • Personal care, including but not limited to eating, bathing/showering or grooming such as shaving, hair care, nail care and toileting.
  • Provide transportation for individuals as needed using The Society vehicles and/or personal vehicle if applicable.
  • Maintain a positive attitude at all times.
  • Duties may vary with caseload or shift assignment.

How to Apply

Please complete our online application.  Go to www.shc-medina.org and click on opportunities, then "Click here to apply".  Please feel free to reach out with any questions to lemmons@shc-medina.org

Job Categories: Healthcare/Medical. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Hourly - Negotiable.

Job expires in 14 days.

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