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Direct Support Professional - Full Time Residential - Erie

Erie, PA, USA Req #7
Wednesday, March 13, 2024

New Hire Sign-On Bonus $1,500

Full Time Hours: 2nd (3:00pm - 11:00pm) and 3rd (11:00pm - 9:00am) shifts available, including weekends and holidays, 40 hours/week


Do you want to work every day knowing you’re making a difference in someone’s life?

As a Direct Support Professional (DSP) - Residential -  you will be making a direct impact on the lives of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. From meal preparation to trips in the park, DSPs provide support every step of the way in residential group homes located in Erie, Fairview and Girard, PA.

In a team environment, you will work toward one goal: making sure our adults lead active and independent lives. It’s more than a career; it’s a fulfilling way of life.

Direct Support Professional (DSP) responsibilities include helping with daily living skills, assisting with personal care, transporting to day programs, completing household chores, and promoting independence.


  • Must be 18 years of age
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Eligibility for State Police Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse History Clearance
  • FBI clearance is required for individuals who do not meet PA residency requirements


Perks with a Purpose
Our benefits are created with 
YOU in mind.

• Highmark Medical and Mental Health
• Free Delta Dental Coverage
• Free Davis Vision Coverage
• Short & Long-Term Disability Insurance
• Healthcare Flexible Spending Account

Financial Well-being

• 401K and 403B Retirement Savings options
• On-Demand Pay
• Employee Referral Bonus program
• Student Loan Forgiveness
• College Scholarship & Tuition Discounts
• Employee Discounts

Life & Family Support
Free Life Insurance
• Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
• LifeSolutions Employee Assistance Program
• Erie Campus*- discounted on-site weekday childcare
• Employee discounts for select events and services


Who is Barber National Institute?

The Barber National Institute is a non-profit committed to its mission of providing the highest quality services for children and adults with autism, intellectual disabilities, or behavioral health challenges and their families. Since our founding in 1952, we have evolved into a multi-faceted organization serving more than 6,200 individuals annually with a wide range of educational, vocational, residential, and behavioral health programs.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. If you need an accommodation to apply, please contact HR. EOE

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Max Hiring Rate $18.00