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Now hiring Direct Support Professionals!

Job Description

Role: Direct Support Professional ( DSP)


Starla Center strongly believes that every individual deserves the opportunity to achieve their fullest potential. At the present time, we are looking for an experienced individual to fill the role of Direct Support Professional. The right candidate will be responsible for providing compassionate care and assistance to persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. If you have prior experience working with developmentally disabled adults in a direct care role, we encourage you to apply for this position.


Direct Support Professional responsibilities and duties

  • Provide supervision and guidance for clients during skills building activities at the center or in the community

  • Develop and implement individual treatment plans for clients

  • Assist with daily living activities, including preparing meals and assisting with personal hygiene

  • Develop a rapport with clients and cultivate a safe and supportive relationship

  • Maintain documentation on a daily basis

  • Ensure an appropriate staff-to-client ratio at all times

  • Provide transpiration to community activities

  • Arrive and leave on time

  • Engage clients in daily activates

  • Communicate all incidents within one hour of occurrence to owner or designee

  • Other duties as assigned


Direct Support Professional qualifications and skills

  • High school diploma/GED required

  • Experience providing direct care to clients with intellectual and developmental disabilities preferred

  • Valid drivers license and insurance

  • A car that meets all Texas safety requirements

  • Current First Aid and CPR certification

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills

  • Compassionate about the care and well-being of others

For consideration, email your resume and references to

Interested in working or volunteering at Starla Center?


"The Starla Center is the best place on the planet! The staff is amazing."

- Kyle

"It is a great place. My little brother loves it here."

- Kirk

While working at the Starla Center, I experienced a loving, nurturing place for adults with special needs. Not only is it a wonderful place for the clients, but the employees as well. We developed a bond and worked together as a team for the betterment of all!! I highly recommend the Starla Center.

- Sharon

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