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Direct Support Professional


Per Diem






The primary task of the Direct Support Professional is to provide assistance and training to individuals with disabilities to achieve enhanced community inclusion.  The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Assist in and teach activities including but not limited to: cooking, cleaning, shopping, money management, personal care/hygiene, transferring and providing transportation;
  • Provide support in daily and social activities;
  • Implement the goals outlined in the service plan;
  • Provide own transportation to and from consumers’ home.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all work-related information
  • Complete DSP Basic Training upon being hired and annually as needed.


Successful candidates will have experience working with individuals with disabilities.  A valid Driver's License is required.  A High School Diploma or equivalent is preferred.

Placement: Per diem

Wages: $12.36/hour, $12.86/hour after six (6) months of successful employment

Number of Vacancies: Multiple

Location:  Herkimer & Oneida County

How to Apply:

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Recruiter Contact:

Rebecca Salsman

315-797-4642 ext. 1634

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A hard copy of your resume and cover letter may also be forwarded to: RCIL, P.O. Box 210, Utica, NY 13503-0210, Attention: Recruitment or

It is the policy of RCIL to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need assistance or accommodations to fully participate in the interview process, please contact the HR Recruiter at 315-797-4642. Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a person’s disability.

RCIL promotes a scent/chemical free environment. To support this effort, we ask that all applicants refrain from wearing scented products while in its office.

RCIL is an equal opportunity employer. All persons—including people with disabilities; elders; women; and people of racial and ethnic minority—are encouraged to apply.

It is RCIL’s policy and agency standard that all employees participate in advocacy for Civil Rights and Agency activates.  Apply today to make a difference!

This document was developed under grant CFDA 93.778 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. However, these contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.