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Direct Support Professional- Behavioral Programs

Location: Bristol, CT, United States
Schedule: Full-time hours - flexible schedules!

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At Ability Beyond, you can be accepted, celebrated, & impactful!

Locations: Several programs available across the Greater Bristol area

Hours: Day and evening. One weekend day availability is a must.

Pay Rate: $17.75/hour


  • Collaborate with individuals with diverse medical & behavioral needs in a group home setting.
  • Provide comprehensive support to adults with daily living activities, including hands-on care, cooking, & cleaning.
  • Assisting individuals to & from appointments with utmost attention to their needs.
  • Immerse people served into community engagement through participation in work & volunteer activities, such as the Special Olympics.
  • Offer assistance in positive behavior reinforcement, goal planning, & enhancement of socialization skills.
  • Ensure detailed electronic & physical documentation of individualized case notes on a daily basis.
  • Work seamlessly with nurses, behaviorists, & nutritionists to provide holistic and individualized care.


  • Extensive paid training and certification program
  • Generous benefit 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


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver’s license is required.
  • Willingness to learn, no experience needed.
  • Bilingual in Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, or Bosnian a plus!

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

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