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Advanced Direct Support Professional

Company: Keystone Human Services
Location: Shavertown
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Keystone Human Services is currently seeking Advanced Direct Support Professionals to join our team of professionals in making a positive difference in the lives or our neighbors and the community.The Work: Create a healthy, engaging, typical home for people with intellectual disabilities Teach and assist with daily living skills like cooking and light housekeeping Provide and assist with direct care such as personal care and hygiene Promote and advocate for the health and wellness of the people supported Implement Behavior Support Plan and collect necessary data for individuals supported when challenging behaviors occur or in crisis situations to ensure a safe and secure environment Support individuals to become independent, make decisions, and live a meaningful dignified life with valued social roles (ex: friend, neighbor, student, employee) Provide transportation within the community and to medical appointments as necessaryThe Perks: Knowing you make a difference everyday Full Time position available $20.00 per hour Competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K and more Generous paid time off program Extensive training and learning opportunities Career development and advancementMinimum Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent and at least four years of work experience, providing direct care, in intellectual disabilities or related field Valid Driver's License with daily access to a privately maintained and insured vehicle At least 18 years of age Basic computer skills with the ability to utilize internal software programs Effective communication skills, both verbal and written Successful completion of required trainings within specified timeframes, including First Aid and CPR certifications and others mandated by regulations Successful completion of the pre-employment process, including motor vehicle record and criminal background checksKeystone Human Services is committed to an inclusive workplace that does not discriminate against race, nationality, religion, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other protected characteristic under federal, state or local law. We believe in diversity and encourage any qualified individual to apply.Disclaimer: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this job. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Keywords: Keystone Human Services, Scranton , Advanced Direct Support Professional, Other , Shavertown, Pennsylvania

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