NHS Human Services, Inc. Direct Care Worker Full time 40 hours Sun-Wed 11p-9a in Virginia Beach, Virginia

NHS is currently seeking a Direct Care Workerto join our NHS IDD division in our Virginia Beach location.


With a rich tradition spanning almost 50 years, NHS is at the forefront of providing care and services to people with special needs. Today NHS, through its subsidiaries, is a leading provider of community-based, non-profit education and human services. More than 10,000 employees provide care to almost 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Louisiana, and Michigan. NHS has developed a unique continuum of care providing services in the areas of mental health, addictive diseases, education, foster care and permanency, autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and many more specialized programs.


  • The stability that comes with working for a national leader in the human services industry

  • Highly competitive compensation plans

  • Career advancement opportunities in a rapidly growing company

  • Flexible scheduling

  • Benefits for all employees including marketplace savings program (discounts on cell phone plans, shopping, travel and more); Wellness programs (including discounted gym memberships, mail order prescription plans); legal and financial services; 24-hour nurse hotline; life/disability coverage; and Employee Assistance Program

  • Benefits for qualifying employees including medical, dental & vision coverage; flexible spending account; 403B retirement plan with company contribution

  • Generous PTO plans including vacation, sick, and holiday pay for qualifying employees


Assists, teaches and monitors client's daily living activities. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Personal hygiene, bathing, shaving, grooming, dressing, laundry, meal preparation, medication administration, and room care.

  • Provides routine household cleaning and maintenance.

  • Prepares and serves meals according to posted menus and nutritional standards.

  • Assists in medical appointments and follow-through as well as assists with medication administration.


Requisition Number: 27296

NHS is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!

  • High School Diploma /GED or AA Degree in a Human Services field with experience working with children/adolescents/adults in a residential setting is required.

  • A valid driver's license is required.

  • Must be at least 18 yrs. old.

  • Preferred experience: Working with people with mental retardation or with mental illness in a residential setting or CNA certified.

Pay rate is $9 per hour

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)