Do you have a desire to invest in meaningful work that changes lives?

Access Services invites you to learn more about becoming a Direct Support Professional.

What is a DSP?

At Access Services, a Direct Support Professional (DSP) comes alongside individuals with intellectual disabilities or autism by helping them navigate life skills and reach their full potential.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist individuals with intellectual disabilities in the community by providing creative support through a variety of tasks, activities and/or community engagement. May provide direct services to individuals in their own homes or in their natural family homes.
  • Provide supports as outlined in the individual’s plan of care utilizing approved interventions such as safe crisis management techniques, emotional support, positive reinforcement, etc.
  • Maintain appropriate case notes for the client in the electronic health record (EHR)
  • Attend weekly clinical supervision, regular case reviews, and staff meetings.

Why Access Services?

Working together for the betterment of those we serve, Access Services deeply cares about our team members by ensuring an inclusive, supportive work environment with opportunities for professional development and career growth.

A Day in the Life of a Direct Support Professional (DSP)

President, Rob Reid, joins the daily run of a DSP by delivering Meals on Wheels with individuals from the Life Day program.

Work Schedule

Full and part time openings with flexible day shift hours are available in Allentown and Center Valley.

Compensation & Benefits

The base rate for this position is $14.00 to $15.25/hour based on education and experience.

  • All employees: Mileage reimbursement and paid travel time between worksites; Discounts on various services and retail shopping; Referral bonuses
  • 20+ hours/week: Paid time off; Tuition reimbursement; 401K
  • 30+ hours/week: Nine Paid holidays; Health/RX/vision/dental insurance; Company paid Life and disability insurance; EAP

Qualifications

Valid driver’s license, regular access to a reliable vehicle, and adequate car insurance required.

Take the next step and share your interest with our team.

Have questions or need help applying?

We’d love to talk with you. Call 315-727-4440 or email: cmarshall@accessservices.org