Paraprofessional- Homes

Are you looking for a rewarding career?

If you have a passion for working with children and young adults, and if you consider kindness and compassion two of your top strengths, becoming a direct care professional at Heartspring will be the most rewarding career journey of your life.

The life-changing role of the Direct Care Professional

Home Direct Care Professionals change lives! They teach, nurture, and work closely with children and young adults with special needs to help them care for themselves and find independence in their lives. The role of the Direct Care Professional is to help students in areas such as communication, self-help, social skills, and daily living skills. Daily living skills activities include:

  • Personal hygiene and grooming
  • Eating and meal preparation
  • Housekeeping
  • Leisure time and recreation

The ideal candidate is a team player with a true sense of determination, humility, and a compassionate, caring attitude towards others.

We welcome all levels of experience, including (but not limited to) past jobs such as direct support provider, care attendant, home health aide, CNA and/or educator. Direct care experience working with individuals with special needs is a plus. If you do not have direct care experience, don’t worry – we provide an excellent training program.


Home para schedules include: 2nd shift, 3rd shift, and weekend shift opportunities.



Requirements for Direct Care Professionals

The candidate must have:

  • A desire and passion to work with children and young adults with special needs
  • Effective teamwork skills
  • A GED or high school diploma
  • A valid Kansas driver’s license and a clean driving record
  • A physical ability to perform frequent amounts of walking, standing, sitting, stooping, squatting, kneeling, and lifting 30 pounds or more (The job can be quite active.) 


$12.00- $16.61 per hour


Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance

Life Insurance



Education, professional training, and scholarship opportunities

Vacation, sick, and holiday leave

Employee Assistance Program

Flexible Spending Accounts

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Creating hope and opportunity that changes the lives of children with special needs and their families

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Heartspring is an equal opportunity employer. Heartspring does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, disability or genetics, pregnancy, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state or federal law.

All job openings are located in Wichita, KS.

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