Direct Support Professional Job Description

Whether you are looking for full-time or part-time work, evenings, or overnightswe have options for you. Come Discover the Rewards of being a Direct Support Professional at Saratoga Bridges. Our DSP’s make a difference in the lives of the people we support, who have intellectual/developmental disabilities.

We have openings across Saratoga County.

What Saratoga Bridges offers to you:

  • Competitive pay with differentials
  • Paid training
  • Referral Bonus – Up to $500 for each referral
  • Excellent Health Insurance – Very small deductible and No Co-pays
  • Flexible Schedules – evenings & overnight shifts available, short workweeks, and overtime currently available

As a DSP you will spend your time:

  • Supporting people with Intellectual Disabilities, while they learn life skills at home, and in their communities
  • Teaching and documenting goals according to a person’s plan and the way you were trained
  • Supporting people in recreation activities, such as going for a walk at a park, participating in an art activity, or playing a game
  • Assisting people with personal care such as bathing, toileting, dressing, and grooming

Your evening, with the people you work with, includes making dinner, helping people take showers/baths, helping people in the bathroom, doing laundry with a person, or working on goals.

Why work for Saratoga Bridges?

  • Our Direct Support Professionals base pay starts at $15.75 to $18.35 depending on worksite

Our differentials are:

  • $2.00 on weekday overnights
  • $3.00 on weekend overnights plus the differential below – Friday, Saturday & Sunday (Plus the $1.00 weekend differential totaling $4.00)
  • $1.00 on weekends (day/evening shifts) – Friday, Saturday, & Sunday
  • We have great benefits including health insurance, vacation, and holiday time, tuition reimbursement, retirement matching, and referral bonuses
  • If you have no experience, we will provide paid training to you.
  • Flexibility – evenings and overnight shifts available, short workweeks, and overtime currently available
  • You’ll feel great making a difference in someone’s life