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We are looking for you!
At Fayette Resources, we recognize the importance of recruiting motivated men and women who will maintain our vision and continue our tradition of excellence as Direct Support Professionals (DSPs).
You are well suited for a direct support career if you are...
Y earning for excellence
E ncouraging of others
We seek staff who subscribe to the values of dignity, honesty, integrity, diversity and respect in their dealings with others. Fayette Resources DSPs are committed to making a difference in people's lives. If these qualities describe you and you feel drawn to the challenge of the direct support profession, then you are ready to make a living by making a difference at Fayette Resources!
What is a Direct Support Professional?
Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) provide the foundation for compassion at Fayette Resources! They are the people who have daily, personal contact with the individuals receiving services. Over time, many DSPs become "family" to the individuals they support, developing close bonds of affection and friendship that last for a lifetime. Improving the lives of people who are challenged by disabilities is the goal of all staff members at Fayette Resources.
What does a Direct Support Professional do?
DSPs assist the individuals they support in everything they do while pursuing everyday lives. Depending upon the individual's capabilities, DSPs will assist with:
- Grooming and personal appearance
- Adult training and/or therapy sessions
- One-on-one interactions
- Job coaching
- Personal hygiene
Related responsibilities include:
- Charting personal and daily living activities
- Assisting with hospital visits and medical appointments
- Learning CPR/First Aid
- Monitoring seizure activity
Anyone with a positive attitude, a willingness to learn, and practical life experience can qualify for the Direct Support Profession.