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Caregiver/DSP (Day Program)

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

Job Description:

*Now offering a $1,000 SIGN-ON BONUS for Full-Time staff* _(Paid after completing 90 days of satisfactory employment)._*Community Options, Inc.* is a national non-profit agency providing services to individuals with disabilities in 11 states.We are Now Hiring *Full-Time Community Integration Counselors in Wilkes-Barre, PA.* This role provides individualized services designed to assist participants in managing and overcoming the difficulties confronted by an individual with a disability living in the community.*The pay-rate is* $15.50 per hour*This position is Monday through Friday 8a-4p**Responsibilities: ** Support and encourage individuals to increase their ability to be as independent as possible.* Meet with waiver participants on a regular basis- either in the individual's residence, the community, or an office setting.* Collaborate with the Case Manager to develop and facilitate programs which meet the social, emotional, physical and personal needs of the individual.* Provide ongoing support for integration efforts.* Document individual's progress toward acquiring community integration.* Assist in building a support network between the individual and the community.* Ensure medical consultation forms are completed, by the physician, for each medical appointment attended.* Administer medication(s) as needed and ensures required documentation is completed.* Coordinates all leisure and volunteer opportunities.*Requirements: ** High School Diploma/GED required.* 2+ years of relevant work experience.* Knowledge of community resources.* Valid Driver's License.*Competitive Benefits: ** Insurance Options (Medical, Dental, Vision)* Paid Holidays-Including a Birthday Holiday* Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)* Employee Incentive & Discount Programs* 403b Retirement Plan with Employer Match* Exceptional Career Growth Opportunities_#IND-PO_Job Type: Full-timePay: $15.50 per hourSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Monday to FridayWork Location: One location

Keywords: Community Options, Inc., Scranton , Caregiver/DSP (Day Program), Other , Drums, Pennsylvania

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