Direct Support Professional - Residential - Owego Owego, NY (http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Owego+NY+13827) ApplyJob TypeFull-timeDescriptionDirect Support Professional - ResidentialFull Time, Wage $17.00-18.25/hrALL TRAINING IS PAID AND PROVIDED - NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARYAre you seeking meaning and purpose in your work life? Do you want to help people discover their unique abilities, promote independence, create friendships, and make a difference every day?ACHIEVE operates homes for people with varying levels of disabilities while providing support to the residents for community activities and work.
Enjoying our local parks
Eating at local restaurants
Volunteering for local organizations
These are a few of the things a DSP will do:
Provide training and assistance to the people who receive services in order to help them develop and/or improve independent living skills such as cooking, housekeeping, laundry skills, grocery shopping, etc.
Provide assistance and training to people who receive services to assist them in developing and/or improving personal care skills; i.e. showering, tooth brushing, toileting, bathing, etc.
Providing training in money management such as budgeting, banking and making appropriate purchases.
Administering medications and documentation according to procedure.
Accompanying people who live in the homes to the grocery stores and other stores for on-site training in purchasing.
Transporting people who receive services and assisting with appointments, recreational and/or other activities as needed.
What attributes are we seeking in a Direct Support Professional?Someone who has initiative and is: caring, respectful, positive, dependable, punctual, and likes to work as part of a close team.What do we offer in return?
33 Days of Paid Time Off (PTO) a year
Medical: choice of 3 plans - Generous Employer Contribution
TeleHealth - 100% Company Paid, with a medical plan
Dental: choice of 2 plans
Group Term Life Insurance – 100% Company Paid
Long Term Disability – 100% Company Paid
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – 100% Company Paid
401-K Retirement Plan
Cellular Telephone Discounts
Paid Bereavement Leave
Paid Jury Duty
Tuition Assistance Program
Several VOLUNTARY Plans available, such as Medical Bridge Plan, Critical Illness Protection, Accident Indemnity, Short Term Disability, Optional Term Life Insurance
#humanservices #DSP #OPWDD #OwegoRequirementsQUALIFICATIONS:
High School Graduate or GED
A valid driver’s license and good driving record acceptable to the Agency’s insurance carrier.