Direct Support Professional (DSP)

Key Living Options
Salem, VA
$13.50 - $16.00 an hour - Part-time, Full-time

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  • $13.50 - $16.00 an hour

Job type

  • Part-time
  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • 8 hour shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekends as needed
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Salem, VA

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  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training

Full job description

Come work for a great company with a team that values compassion, dependability and perseverance. Looking for evening and overnight residential shifts (4pm-12am and 12am-8am). We're also currently hiring for our In-Home Services and Community Coaching and Engagement Services (hours vary pending activities, outings, etc.). Please call us with any questions!

Paid training! Generous benefits! Holiday Pay! Make a difference!

Veteran Friendly Employer!

Here at Key Living Options (KLO), we pride ourselves on providing high quality residential services to adults with intellectual disabilities and we are looking for compassionate and caring individuals to join our team as a direct support professional (DSP).

As a DSP you would:

Work in a residential group home/residential supervised living facility for adults diagnosed with intellectual disability and/or developmental disability, individuals who have a dual diagnosis of intellectual, emotional disability/mental illness, and also individuals who have physical limitations.

Provide direct support care services including skill building, providing daily supports in daily living in correlation with Person-Centered Plan, along with all appropriate documentation for providing those services.

Plan, coordinate, and complete community integration activities either individually or in small groups

Minimum qualifications:


High School diploma or general education degree (GED) equivalent


Virginia's driver's license (preferred)


Must be able to successfully complete a background check

Must be able to pass a TB test

Must be able to lift up 50 pounds

Key Living Options offers a competitive salary and benefits for full-time employees including medical, dental, and life insurance. Additionally, KLO offers paid CPR and first aide, therapeutic options of Virginia (TOVA), and medication administration training.

KLO is an equal opportunity employer.

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply
  • Only full-time employees eligible


  • Reading, writing, and carrying out directions
  • Charting or taking notes for others to review
  • Providing companionship and supportive listening
  • Reporting changes in the health or status of the client
  • Taking vitals, height, and weight
  • Feeding clients
  • Maintaining patient’s health equipment
  • Responding to emergency situations
  • Administering medication
  • Transporting client to appointments
  • Facilitating community and recreational outings, including transport
  • Providing support with hobbies, studies, and social activities

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

Pay Frequency:

  • Bi weekly or Twice monthly

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
  • A good job for someone just entering the workforce or returning to the workforce with limited experience and education
  • A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma
  • A job for which people with disabilities are encouraged to apply

Work Remotely

  • No

Job Types: Part-time, Full-time

Pay: $13.50 - $16.00 per hour


  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off


  • 8 hour shift
  • Holidays
  • Night shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekends as needed

People with a criminal record are encouraged to apply

Application Question(s):

  • Can we text you to schedule interviews and if so what is the best number?


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Caregiving: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Virginia Driver's License (Preferred)

Shift availability:

  • Night Shift (Preferred)
  • Day Shift (Preferred)
  • Overnight Shift (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

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