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Direct Support Professional (DSP)

Company: Benchmark Human Services
Location: St. Louis, MO
Category: Supported Living
Wage: $20.00
Sign-On Bonus: n/a

Join Our Team and Make a Real Difference!

Are you ready to make a meaningful impact in the lives of others? Look no further than Benchmark Human Services, where passion meets purpose. As a national leader in providing services to individuals with disabilities and mental illness, we’re seeking dedicated leaders to join our St. Louis office as Direct Support Professionals in our supported living homes.

Why Benchmark?

At Benchmark, we’re not just about providing services – we’re about transforming lives. 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 experience of our employees. Benchmark believes we are stronger, better, more effective in our pursuits when we are diverse; when we are equitable; and we create space for everyone to be their authentic selves.

What Sets Us Apart:

  1. Personalized Care: Forget cookie cutter approaches. With us, you’ll provide 1-on-1 personalized care, building meaningful relationships with your clients and becoming someone they trust and look up to.
  2. Flexibility and Fun: Say goodbye to mundane routines. With 8-hour shifts available (part-time or full-time) and open shifts around the clock, you’ll have the flexibility to fit work around your life. Plus, enjoy hanging out, watching movies/sports, playing games, and attending events with your clients – because who said work can’t be fun?


  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off & Sick Time Pay
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • 401k Plan with Company Match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Benefits
  • Discount Programs
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

Responsibilities Include:

  • Protect and honor the rights of people with disabilities
  • Create a supportive and clean home environment
  • Support skill acquisition and enhancement as outlined in individual service plans (ISPs).
  • Assist with daily living tasks and ensure cleanliness and organization.
  • Administer medications and follow healthcare protocols under nurse supervision.
  • Document client progress and goals
  • Engage individuals in age-appropriate recreational and therapeutic activities.
  • Safely transport individuals as needed
  • Collaborate with co-workers to enhance growth
  • Participate in ongoing professional training

General Qualifications:

  • Valid auto insurance and driver’s license required
  • Reliable transportation required
  • High school diploma or equivalency

Ready to Join Us? If you’re ready to embark on a rewarding career where every day brings new opportunities to make a difference, apply online at and select Missouri. Have questions or need more information? Text Lindsey at 314-412-5828

EEO and Affirmative Action Employer, Veterans, Women and Individuals with Disabilities Encouraged to Apply.

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