Direct Support Professional (DSP)

Entry Rate: $14.15 per hour
Job Type: Full-time


We are looking for a responsible, caring, and compassionate Direct Support Professional (DSP) to join our growing team. The ideal job candidate will be highly dependable and have a passion for helping those with physical and/or mental disabilities live a more fulfilled and happy life. Working one-on-one with each individual, you will assess his/her needs and tend to them accordingly with the goal of fostering a positive, encouraging environment.

Direct Support Professional Job Duties and Responsibilities:
– Be a personal companion to your individual and act as a supportive friend serving their needs and working to build their independence
– Encourage and foster individuals’ preferred hobbies and interests
– Assist with and work to strengthen the individuals’ many daily living needs including but not limited to: nutrition, hygiene, exercise, communication and socialization skills
– Help individuals to bathe, groom and dress, eat and drink if necessary, always working to improve self-reliance
– Create daily schedules and plans for clients
– Help set individual goals and track client progress, noting any drastic changes; report findings to superiors
– Make phone calls and escort individuals to appointments, meetings, events, etc.
– Encourage individual skill development and work towards community integration
– Develop meaningful relationships and connections with your individuals to make them feel cared for and included in the community
– Follow all health and safety protocol
– Help clean and tidy home for the individuals
– Attend continued education courses, training and get further certified as the job requires
– Be a compassionate, patient and encouraging support professional at all times; you are a caregiver, cheerleader and advocate rolled into one and your work can change the lives of many for the better


– Minimum high school diploma or GED equivalent
– Pass state background check (dependent on state requirements)
– Able to work desired schedule without interruption
– Able to work in the South West Philadelphia or Sharon Hill area
– Proof of Vaccination

Working for Casmir is very unique and therapeutic for me…

I appreciate the diversity and being able to work hands on and go on outings within the communities to allow the person to express themselves and show their personality’s in different settings.   
Cornisha H.
Casmir DSP

Casmir Care makes me feel valued…

If you want a career where your presence is essential to the lives of others, and you can really make an impact on their outcomes, you should try this job opportunity at Casmir Care Services. In this position you will receive training to help you become more successful in your work, while also acquiring skills to aid you in your everyday life.
Kathy M.
Casmir DSP since 2019