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Mattingly Edge

Direct Support Professional

Louisville, KY (Bashford Manor)

Mattingly Edge's definition

We strive to partner with citizens with disabilities-along with their families and allies-to develop, provide, and sustain individualized support that help individuals enjoy "the good things in life."

Mattingly Edge's "why"

Mattingly Edge supports people to invest their time in meaningful ways that help them identify and develop strategies to achieve their goals in life.

Mattingly Edge's mission statement

Mattingly Edge cultivates partnerships that enable people with disabilities to thrive at work, at home, and in relationships.

Louisville, KY (Bashford Manor)
Full Time
$17.00 – $20.00 / hour


The Direct Support Professional (DSP) provides customized assistance to individuals with disabilities to experience a quality home life and become increasingly autonomous. The DSP assists by addressing issues of image and teaching new skills.  As a Mattingly Edge DSP you will be working to support adults with disabilities in their home environment to achieve their best lives. 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • As a Mattingly Edge DSP you will support adults with disabilities in their homes by understanding the participant’s unique interests, competencies and personality in conjunction with their family and team.
  • Assist with personal care needs (i.e., medication administration, personal hygiene, etc.).
  • Build a positive, mutually respectful relationship with the participant being supported.
  • Prepare participants for positive and productive community experiences.
  • Follow quality support protocols that address image and competency enhancement and promote optimal health and wellness.
  • Carry out daily documentation, record keeping and communication tasks, including MARS, incident reporting, progress notes, and email responses in a timely manner.
  • Attend required staff training and team meetings.


  • Must be 18 years or older and have a high school diploma or GED.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Interest and aptitude to work with and for persons with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, as well as those who have suffered trauma.
  • Social skills and empathy required to relate well with others.
  • Competence to learn and apply best practice strategies for assisting people with disabilities to access a good life.
  • Capacity to work well within a team structure and independently.
  • Physical ability to perform functions of lifting, transferring, positioning, and personal hygiene.
  • Basic language, written, and computer skills necessary for communication and documentation.