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Direct Support Professional

Company: Community Options, Inc.
Location: Wilkes Barre
Posted on: November 27, 2022

Job Description:

*We are offering $250 SIGN-ON BONUS for Part-Time staff and $1,000 SIGN-ON BONUS for Full-Time staff* _(must complete 90 days introductory/probationary period to be eligible)_
We are Now Hiring *Full-Time, Part-Time, PRN Direct Support Professionals (DSP), Caregivers, Direct Care Staff, Home Health Aides* 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! *No experience required- we provide PAID training!**Starting pay is: * _$15.50 an hour_*Working Locations: * _Wilkes-Barre and Albrightsville, PA_*Responsibilities: *
* Provide direct care to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities tailored to their Individual Support Plan (ISP)/Person Centered Plan (PCP)
* Assist with daily routines including cleaning, cooking, feeding, medication administration, and maintaining personal hygiene
* 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
*Competitive Benefits: ** Paid Holidays- Including a Birthday Holiday!
* Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
* Exceptional Career Growth Opportunities
* Employee Incentive & Discount Programs
* Insurance Options (Medical, Vision, Dental)
* *$500 Employee Referral*
* *$250 PT and $1,000 FT Sign On Bonus*
Community Options is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V _#IND-PO_ Job Type: Full-time Pay: $15.50 per hour Schedule:
* 8 hour shift
* Monday to Friday Work Location: One location

Keywords: Community Options, Inc., Scranton , Direct Support Professional, Other , Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania

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