Direct Support Professional

Are you looking to make a difference in an individual's life? Do you want to provide support and guidance to individuals both in the community and in their homes? Are you passionate about helping others experience all facets of community life and discover new goals?

If you answered "yes" to any of the above questions, this job is for you!

Community Care Network is comprised of Rutland Mental Health Services and Rutland Community Programs. Our mission is to enhance the well-being of our communities, individuals and families through responsive, innovative and collaborative human service. The Community Access Program (CAP) offers a comprehensive array of person-centered supports to children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families. This position is responsible for working with CAP to provide one-on-one supports for individuals.

About The Role:

Opportunities are currently available for Direct Support Professionals to provide one-on-one support to adults with development disabilities in the community, or in homes/apartments. This position assists individuals in a variety of day-to-day tasks, such as but not limited to: transportation, medical management, dietary needs, personal care and more. This position will assist in planning and carrying out individuals programs as well as implementing goals identified by the Individualized Service Agreement (ISA). This job is rewarding and incredibly transformative.

What You Need to Succeed:

  • High School diploma.
  • Valid Driver's License and reliable transportation.
  • Physically able to perform a moderate amount of lifting for short periods of time.
  • Withstand long periods of standing, walking, running, and providing physical support to others.

What Makes You a Standout:

  • Ability to work with others in a positive, responsible manner.
  • Flexibility, dependability and ability to work independently.
  • Ability to respond to emergency situations appropriately. 
  • Commitment to community inclusion and consumer choice.
  • Maintains flexibility in being able to work with different consumers.
  • Active engagement and dedication.

How We Help

  • Career training and development.
  • Competitive pay and benefits.
  • Collaborative and engaging team meetings with supervision.
  • Tuition Discounts at Castleton University.


CCN is an Equal Opportunity Employer