Lead Direct Support Professional

Systems Unlimited

As a Lead DSP at Systems Unlimited, you get to not only provide the cares and support that a regular DSP does but to help lead a team.

In addition to all the regular benefits of being a full-time benefitted employee, consider:

Why become a Lead DSP:

  • Growth and promotion: At Systems Unlimited Inc., we believe in promoting from within. A LDSP role presents that opportunity to be seen and recognized as someone capable of leading. Most LDSPs end up taking a promotion to be a Supervisor or other positions within the agency including managerial positions.
  • Raise: A LDSP position is compensated higher than a Full-time or Part-time DSP. We pay for experience and education.
  • Experience gained: Exposure to some administrative tasks and skills that you can take with you wherever you go!

As a Lead Direct Support Professional, you will:

  • Help people live more independently and happily in their homes by working with them to achieve their goals
  • Assist with people's day-to-day needs (transportation, bathing, preparing meals, etc.)
  • Go with people into the community to do activities (shopping, Special Olympics, movies, etc.)
  • Provide encouragement and coaching to people who are working to develop daily living skills & healthy habits
  • Write documentation about the supports you provided during your shift
  • Responsible for modeling and ensuring DSP’s provide high-quality service provision while on shift providing on site correction as needed and provides supervisor with feedback/observations.
  • Provides supervision to staff in absence of supervisor.
Job Benefits:

Systems offers:

  • Affordable health, vision, dental insurance options that offer great coverage.
  • 401(k) with up to 4% company match.
  • Company paid life insurance and long term disability insurance.
  • Flex plans for medical and/or child care.
  • 9 paid holidays per year including Juneteenth (newly added in 2022)
  • 3.5 weeks of PTO (increases after two years of service).
  • Daily Pay: Get paid early, any time you want to.
  • Pay starting between $14.50-$16.85/hour depending on education, experience, and placement
  • Opportunities for people who are brand new to the field and for seasoned staff.
  • Development of skills that you can take with you anywhere: effective communication, creative problem solving, and collaboration with diverse team.
  • Paid training & a fun work environment.
  • SUI is a PSLF (Public Student Loan Forgiveness) qualified employer.
COVID-19 Precautions:

We are taking COVID-19 very seriously.  Social distancing measures are taken and face masks are required.  Regular cleaning and careful protocols for testing, symptoms, and quarantine. 

Job ID: 81464

Posted 26 days ago

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