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Req. No. 17-0307
Lead Direct Support Professional - Waiver
Assist people with disabilities
LaPorte, IN
Full Time & Part Time
High School/GED
Language/Special Skills:
Driving Requirements:
Valid driver's license
Starting pay of $11.00
Special Note:

You have the ability to make someone's life better! Embrace the opportunity to change someone's life by assisting people with disabilities. Dungarvin is looking for dependable and enthusiastic Direct Support Professionals with the desire to assist the people we support in leading the highest quality of life and reaching their goals. Direct Support Professionals will provide assistance with activities of daily living such as:

  • Performing household duties
  • Developing independent living skills
  • Shopping
  • Behavior management
  • Basic life skills
  • Medication administration
  • Personal hygiene
  • Implementing medical appointments
  • Community activities

The individuals served in these homes have high behavioral needs. They may exhibit verbal or physically aggressive behaviors. Experience working with individuals with higher behavioral needs, as well as implementing behavioral plans, is a plus.

Successful candidates will also have basic computer experience and possess good oral and written communication skills. Some experience in social, human services, caregiving or medical field is desired but not required. Full and part-time Direct Support Professional positions are available for afternoon, evening and overnight shifts.

This position offers:

  • Flexible schedules
  • 401(k) plans
  • Paid time off
  • Starting pay of $11.00


  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Valid driver's license with acceptable driving record.
  • Current auto liability insurance with reliable transportation.
  • Acceptable criminal record.
  • Flexibility.
  • High school diploma/GED.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience is required.

Dungarvin is an equal opportunity employer who provides a work environment that is filled with opportunities for personal challenges and rewards. In addition to competitive compensation, benefits and opportunities for growth, we also provide you the chance to make a daily difference in the lives of people with disabilities.

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