Direct Support Professional
Guidewire, Inc.

Job Order #: 18403699

Berkshire, MA 01224

Full Time

40 hours per week

POSTED 2/1/2023

EXPIRES 4/28/2023

Job Description

Full & part time positions available with multiple shifts.

Guidewire Inc is seeking Direct Support Professionals to join our dynamic team of caring and compassionate employees.  

We are a Non-Profit Human Service Agency supporting people with disabilities in community settings.  We have various full-time and part-time positions available, with homes located throughout Berkshire County. As a Direct Support Professional, you will work with our teams to provide the individuals we support with an atmosphere of unconditional, positive regard that promotes day-to-day choices, greater independence, and the opportunity to participate in and contribute to community life.  

Core Job Responsibilities: (Not all inclusive)
Assist individuals as needed/required with all activities of daily living, such as, self-care and hygiene, food shopping and preparation, budgeting, household maintenance, leisure activities and socialization skill development.
Follow and implement behavioral support/treatment plans as required and document tracked behaviors.
Create opportunities that provide social and leisure activities of interest to the individuals supported.
Communicate effectively with others, maintain a positive attitude of compassion, cooperation, and courtesy.
Administration, documentation and ordering of medication in accordance with the Medication Administration Program (MAP) regulations and policy.

Health, vision, dental & Life Insurance
Short-term & Long-Term disability insurance
401 (K) retirement plan (with company contribution)
Competitive sick, personal and vacation time
Paid Time and a half on holidays (potential holiday bonus pending certain parameters)
Tuition Remission
Employee Assistance Program
Employee Discount Programs

Required Qualifications:
Must be at least 18 years of age.
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Must possess and maintain reliable transportation.
Possess current and valid Driver's License.
Must pass a CORI and Fingerprint Background Check.
Ability to work as a team member.

COVID-19 Precautions
We take the safety of our employees, the individuals we support and the community very seriously.   We have COVID-19 Precautions and procedures in place including Personal Protective Equipment, sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures and on-site Agency provided COVID-19 testing.   We have also held numerous vaccination clinics for our employees and the individuals we support.  

About the Agency:
Guidewire Inc is a Non-Profit Human Services Agency founded in 1982, supporting people with disabilities in community settings, enabling adults and young adults with developmental disabilities and behavioral challenges to enjoy community living. We believe everyone deserves to experience a rich and fulfilling life within their local community.  Our team is here to support them with well-trained and dedicated staff guiding them every step of the way.  

We appreciate the dedication and talents of our staff as the source of our success. We support our staff by offering professional development opportunities, recognition of accomplishments, rewarding and engaging work. We are committed to promoting from within.  We offer entry level opportunities for candidates interested in exploring opportunities in the field of human services. We offer a comprehensive Direct Support Training Program to help jumpstart this new experience.  

Guidewire Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

How To Apply

Please apply online at:


Berkshire County
Berkshire, MA 01224

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  • Major Medical
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K
  • Vacation Leave
  • Education Cost Reimbursement
  • Short Term Disability Leave
  • Long Term Disability Leave

Benefit Details


Carole Alon


HR Assistant



413-443-3295 Ext. 204


34 Depot Street Union Station, Suite 303
Pittsfield, MA 01201