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Direct Care- Supported Living

Location: Danbury, CT, United States
Schedule: R-SAT 8A-6P

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 Join Ability Beyond as a Direct Support Professional (DSP)!

Location: Danbury and Bristol, Connecticut
Schedule: Thursday - Saturday, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM (Full Time)
Pay Rate: $17.75/hour

At Ability Beyond, We are dedicated to supporting adults with various disabilities, and we are currently seeking a compassionate and motivated Direct Support Professional (DSP) to join our Supported Independent Living Programs team.

About the Role:

As a DSP, you will play a crucial role in empowering adults with disabilities to lead independent and fulfilling lives. This position requires you to be comfortable working independently, making decisions on the spot, and adapting to changing circumstances. You will support individuals in their daily activities, ensuring their safety, well-being, and personal growth.


  • Provide direct support to individuals in their homes and communities.
  • Assist with daily living activities, personal care, and medication management.
  • Foster a supportive and inclusive environment.
  • Help individuals achieve their personal goals and enhance their quality of life.
  • Adapt to various situations and make quick, informed decisions.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid Driver’s License and reliable vehicle
  • Enthusiasm and a passion for helping others.
  • Interest in psychology, behavioral health, or mental health is a plus.
  • Willingness to learn.


  • Extensive paid training and certification program
  • Generous benefits package (medical, dental, vision, pet insurance)
  • Paid time off (increases over years of service)
  • Self-directed retirement plan options (403B)
  • PSLF loan forgiveness eligibility
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program including mental health resources.
  • Ongoing diversity, equity, inclusion, & belonging initiatives
  • Accredited certification programs in direct care, leadership, and other specialties
  • Employee mentorship program
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • A culture of appreciation, respect, and teamwork

To see a day in the life of our Ability Beyond workforce, check out this video:  


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