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Caregiver/DSP

Company: Community Options, Inc.
Location: Drums
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*Now offering a $1,000 FT and $250 PT Sign on bonus opportunity for New Hires!* _(Must complete 90 days of satisfactory employment to be eligible)_*Community Options, Inc*. is a national non-profit agency providing services to individuals with disabilities in 11 states.
We are Now Hiring *Full-Time, Part-Time, PRN Direct Support Professionals (DSP), Caregivers, Direct Care Staff, Home Health Aides* in *Drums, PA* to provide person-centered care tailored to meet the needs of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This is a fantastic opportunity for professional growth, while making a difference!*Starting pay is* _$15.50 an hour._*Shifts Available: ** Full Time
* Part Time
* Evenings - 4pm to 8pm 7 days a week *Responsibilities: ** Foster a meaningful relationship between the individuals and their community.
* Utilize Person Centered Plans to assess an individual's needs.
* Assist individuals with their daily living and independence skills/personal care.
* Monitor the health and medical needs of individuals and immediately report any concerns
* Assist with the learning and development of independent and community-based skills
* Participate with individuals in community, social, and recreational activities
* Drive individuals to medical appointments and activities in the community
* Ensure program documentation and billable records are completed accurately and timely *Minimum Requirements: ** High School Diploma or GED
* Valid driver's license with a satisfactory driving record
* Ability to establish a comfortable and supportive relationship with individuals receiving supports
* Ability to exercise good judgment and remain calm in crisis situations
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Excellent time management skills *Working Conditions: ** Work in residential programs, day programs, and in the community
* Transport individuals utilizing your own vehicle or company provided vehicles
* Schedule may change due to business needs and may include evening and weekend hours
* Overtime may be required due to business needs
* May be required to lift or move 25+ pounds *Why Community Options?** Competitive Insurance Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision)
* Paid Holidays-Including a Birthday Holiday
* Generous PTO
* Employee Incentive & Discount Programs
* 403b Retirement Plan
* Incredible career growth opportunities
* Exceptional Career Growth Opportunities
* Employee Incentive & Discount Programs
* Insurance Options (Medical, Vision, Dental)*If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact our friendly staff at the Poconos office!**Phone Number: * (_570) 497-8389_ Please Visit Our Website to Complete an Online Application! Community Options is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V _#IND-PO_ Job Types: Full-time, Part-time Pay: $15.50 per hour Schedule:
* 8 hour shift
* Evening shift
* Monday to Friday
* Weekend availability Work Location: One location

Keywords: Community Options, Inc., Scranton , Caregiver/DSP, Healthcare , Drums, Pennsylvania

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