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Direct Support Professional

Company: Benchmark Human Services
Location: North Vernon, IN
Category: Day Services
Wage: $14.00
Sign-On Bonus: $1,000 Paid in Installments


Benchmark Human Services is hiring immediately! Benchmark is a national leader in providing programs to individuals with disabilities and mental illness. The North Vernon, IN Day Services program is hiring Direct Support Professionals. Successful applicants will attend paid orientation and training. No experience is necessary! The work schedule is Monday – Friday, day shift (NO weekend shifts, NO night shifts, NO holiday shifts).  Have fun out in the community with members of our Day Program!

Now offering an enhanced sign on bonus of $1,000 for FT and $500 for PT DSPs working in our various IN programs for a limited time. Bonus will be paid in a lump sum, not installments. Also, offering an enhanced referral bonus during this time.

Since 1960, Benchmark has been empowering marginalized populations to see their potential.  We are committed to realizing the full potential of EVERYONE – those we serve, our partners and vendors, and our employees, who bring our mission to life each day. We actively strive to be a workplace that honors the unique experiences of our employees. Benchmark believes we are stronger, better, more effective in our pursuits when we are diverse; when we are equitable; and when we create space for everyone to be their authentic selves.

All training provided, must be comfortable with driving a 15 passenger or wheelchair lift van and also changing attends.

Immediate Hire!


  • Competitive wages
  • Employee discounts with various vendors
  • Health, vision and dental insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off and Sick Time Pay
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Various shifts and locations
  • Employee referral bonuses
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Overtime opportunities at other locations

General Responsibilities:

  • Protect and honor the rights of individuals served
  • Assist individuals with daily living skills
  • Assist with personal care needs, such as toileting, eating, mobility, etc.
  • Develop a positive rapport while serving as a role model to create a safe and caring environment
  • Administer medication and assist with other medical needs
  • Document data regarding the individual served
  • Assist in finding and participating in meaningful community activities
  • Work independent or with co-workers to meet the needs of the individuals served
  • Communicate effectively with others
  • Assist with physical activities

General Qualifications:

  • Reliable transportation
  • Auto insurance and driver’s license
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs

Benchmark Human Services is an EOE/AAP Employer. Veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates can apply online at or email resume to [email protected]

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