Direct Support Professionals

Direct Support Professionals2023-03-27T01:06:30+00:00

Beacon offers a proficient team of Direct Support Professionals (DSP) who provide support services for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities (I/DD) including those diagnosed with cerebral palsy, down syndrome, autism spectrum disorders and other neurological and cognitive impairments.

Beacon understands the significant impact a DSP has on individuals facing challenges. We recruit and Direct Support specialists who are responsible for the overall care, safety and the well-being of individuals. Beacon DSP have been trained in First Aide, CPR, SCIP certified and have completed criminal background checks in accordance with OPWDD policy.

We understand that reliability is key to successful development, that is why we offer consistent staff assignments when possible. Our dependable DSPs provide client centered care to ensure that each individual lives their best life.

We provide services on a per diem/part-time basis that may incorporate temporary to permanent placement.

If you’re interested in joining The Beacon Group

Open Positions

The Beacon Group does ongoing recruitment for Nursing, Direct Support Professionals, Speech – Language Pathologists and Occupational Therapists. We get requests for workers in all five boroughs of New York City and Long Island. If you are dependable, compassionate, patient and empathic towards those with special needs, we have a place for you on the Beacon team.

Direct Support Professional

DSP help with activities of daily living, communication, personal care, feeding, transportation and socialization. The goal is to help the person with special needs live their best life by helping them acquire, maintain, and improve skills needed for them to stay in a safe environment and to participate in activities that are meaningful to the individual.


Nurses provide specialized care to individuals with I/DD and special needs. They manage chronic conditions, coordinate medical appointments, manage medication, and other health/behavioral health interventions and personal care activities. They are part of the interdisciplinary care team and ensure that individuals receive culturally competent and effective health care.

Case Manager

A case manager is a human service professional who is responsible for assessing, coordinating, administering, and implementing services within an individual’s plan of care. Case managers work in a variety of settings and use their expertise to bridge gaps in services and to ensure that clients receive the resources and support they need to lead healthy and fulfilling lives.

Positions on Indeed

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