DSP- Second Shift Direct Support Professional, Madison Becket Family of Services Becket Family of Services 172 reviews

DSP-direct care professional-residential counselor-life coach

Some weekend availability is required for full time positions

The primary focus of Becket’s Adult programs in New Hampshire is in fostering the clients’ ability to become autonomous, competent, and connected with others across all areas of their functioning. Becket Adult ITS residential programs serve individuals aged 21 years old and over who have been identified as high risk-high need. Typically, these individuals have experienced considerable adversity and traumatic experiences in their lives.

The individuals we serve have challenging behaviors including problematic sexual behaviors, forensic involvement, fire setting behaviors, and situational aggressive behaviors towards others and/or property.

Each program challenges and assists each individual to become more productive and active members of their community. Becket offers onsite services and supports provided by highly trained staff. This includes an array of services to enhance the quality of life for each person served. Individualized clinical and behavioral treatment; counseling services; independent living skill development; vocational/educational skill development; and relationship-oriented coaching, mentoring, and teaching are the staples offered at this program. Further, staff-facilitated groups emphasizing self-care and social skills serve as a platform for our more specialized treatment services.

Why Join Becket:

A.) We develop our own people and provide some of the best skills and development training opportunities in New England

B.) We promote from within; many of our Managers and Executive Leaders advanced through our programs and training

C.) Our benefits and time off programs are among the best in our field

General Responsibilities:

Responsible for providing support services to individuals residing in a community-based program


Ensures adequate program coverage and supervision of the individuals at all times. Please note: If working overnights, the shifts are “Awake shifts”.

Implement activities of daily living. Individual Service Plan Objectives, Skills Development Plans, IAPs, and any other training programs.

Involve individuals in social/recreational activities including:

Socialization and community integration

Development of meaningful interpersonal skills

Development of rehabilitation skills

Placement transitioning

Transportation and access of public transportation

Role Modeling

Leisure and recreation

Development of cooking, budgeting, and shopping skills

Involve individuals in Functional Skill Development

Development of communication skills

Personal hygiene and cleanliness of living area

Provides job coaching, career development and prevocational support services including teaching and training specific to everyone's needs.

Promotes a high quality of living in all areas including medication administration, meal preparation, housekeeping, personal hygiene, and leisure/recreation.

Provides transportation of individuals to scheduled appointments or social activities.

Record progress notes, behavioral data, and log notes for each individual residing in the program.

Tracks data and progress on all identified areas of need.

Ensures the safety of the individuals and general public.

Models appropriate behavior for individuals residing in the program.

Engages in the upkeep of the residence.

Secondary Responsibilities:

Ensures duties and responsibilities are carried out in a supportive and professional manner.

Attends appropriate meetings as directed.

Performs other job-related projects and activities as requested or directed.

First Aid- CPR, Crises management (PABC), Certification in Medication Administration Program, Fire Safety, HIPAA, OSHA, Client Rights, and numerous other ongoing training.

Preferred Candidates will have:

A background in Human Services with strong communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.

One year of experience.

Three years of driving experience.

Other Requirements:

Meet safe driver guidelines as established by employer's insurance carrier.

Transport clients as needed.

Weekend shift work required (generally either Sat. or Sun.)

Position requires passing applicable background checks.

Education Requirements:

High School Diploma or GED.


Competitive compensation based on experience and education. We offer industry leading benefits: Full Time Employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits include, Medical, Dental, Vision, 403b, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, AD&D, Wellness programs, Employee discount program, expense reimbursement, with ongoing Professional training, Regular team meetings, and Opportunities for growth.


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Job Location:

Madison, N.H.

Required license or certification:

Driver's License

Job Type: fulltime or part time

Salary: $14.00-$15.00 /hour

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $14.00 – $15.00 per hour


  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

COVID-19 considerations:
We screen all staff and the limited, approved visitors, take temperatures and provide masks and other PPE. Some training will be via ZOOM, online courses or small classes with social distancing guidelines in place.


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • Computer literacy: 1 year (Required)
  • Driving: 3 years (Required)


  • Driver's License (Required)

Shift Availability:

  • Day Shift (Preferred)
  • Night Shift (Required)
  • Overnight Shift (Preferred)

Typical start time:

  • 3PM

Typical end time:

  • 11PM

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • A “Fair Chance” job (you or the employer follow Fair Chance hiring practices when performing background checks)
  • A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
  • A good job for someone just entering the workforce or returning to the workforce with limited experience and education
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

Company's website:

  • www.becket.org

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply
  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

  • No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

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