Direct Support Professional (DSP)/Caregiver - HCBS Program - Tenders Global

Direct Support Professional (DSP)/Caregiver – HCBS Program

The Opportunity Tree-a non-profit organization

The Opportunity Tree offers a Hiring Bonus of $1000 – Refer a new employee and get a $500 referral bonus! $4.00/hour supplemental offered.

The Opportunity Tree is a nonprofit organization that provides quality, individualized supports to people with intellectual or developmental disabilities in dynamic and innovative environments.

Job Summary: The HCBS DSP Supervisor directs the work of the DSP to support and assist Members with developmental disabilities in developing/enhancing basic living and other life skills, promoting independence and individual choice.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Supervision of DSP-HCBS work, schedules, and timekeeping approvals.
  • Responsible for DSP-HCBS schedules to include scheduling vacant shifts and daily call-outs received with PTOC staff first.
  • Complete MOTS checklist for individualized training for new staff or re-assigned staff.
  • Supervision of the Members’ health, safety, and security to include assistance with Activities of Daily Living (eating, bathing, dressing, toileting, ambulation, and continence).
  • Coordinates the instruction and supervision of the Members in appropriate basic activities of daily living skills and recreational events in accordance with the Person Centered Plan.
  • Encourage the Members to develop and maintain positive interpersonal skills.
  • Coordinate transportation, transport, and/or accompany according to their Person Center Plan.
  • Ensure proper medication procedures are followed for the Members.
  • Ensure physicians’ orders are implemented correctly.
  • Responsible for developing/assisting to develop, implementing, documenting, and monitoring of each Member’s program.
  • Responsible for the data collection and reporting on a quarterly basis.
  • Responsible for communicating progress and issues in a timely manner to the appropriate staff.
  • Responsible to maintain all other records/paperwork and submit documentation per assigned timelines.
  • Perform daily job duties in a safe and healthy manner, including the use of proper techniques when lifting individuals, household items, and completing first aid/CPR as needed.
  • May work in the function of a DSP-HCBS.
  • Compliant with attendance rules.
  • Promote and maintain a collaborative and respectful working environment and a line of communications with all stakeholders of TOT.
  • Comply and enforce the Policies, Procedures, and Regulations of TOT.
  • Other job duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Covid vaccination required
  • Minimum of 18 years of age
  • Arizona driver license with Non-Restricted Motor Vehicle Record and compliance per the requirements of TOT’s insurance carrier.
  • Communicate in English; speech, write and read.
  • Experience: Three (3) months required in the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) field.
  • Education: High school diploma or GED.
  • Knowledge: Beginner MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel, web browsing
  • Personal enthusiasm for participation in a non-profit organization, which provides services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • Positive attitude and ability to represent TOT effectively in the community. Ability to work collaboratively as a team member with Members, staff, families, funders and stakeholders..
  • Reliable transportation and possible travel for TOT business.
  • Skills to include but not limited to knowledge of principles in staff interaction, task productivity, time management, problem identification and resolution administration.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $13.65 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay
  • Signing bonus

Application Question(s):

  • The Opportunity Tree has roots in Avondale, Glendale, Phoenix, Mesa, Maricopa, and Casa Grande. Please list the locations where you would like to grow with us.”


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Caregiving: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Driver License (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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