Monday, 18 November 2019

The Arc of Schuyler

Direct Support Professional - Residential

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Posted On: Friday, 11th December 2015
Category: Nonprofit
Department: Residential
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: High School
Pay Rate: Starts at $11.52 - $12.02/hour

Job Description:

Paid training! Receive paid classroom and hands-on training in communication, teamwork, and self-management work skills that will last a lifetime. Many Direct Support Professionals have used this role as a stepping stone to other progressively responsible positions within the human services field. Direct Support Professionals create opportunities for people with developmental disabilities to learn life skills, further their independence, build meaningful relationships, and actively participate in their community. Successful candidates demonstrate ability to work effectively independently and as part of a team, strong written and oral communication skills, and a passion for helping others. Day-to-day responsibilities may include housekeeping, cooking, shopping, and assisting people with tasks of daily living such as eating, dressing, bathing, etc. Full time and relief positions are available on evening and overnight shifts.

Preferred Skills:

Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays. High school diploma/equivalent, clean and valid driver’s license, and the ability to provide personal care and physical assistance required. Residential positions start at $11.52 - $12.02/hour with paid time off, 401(k), medical/dental insurance and other benefits for eligible positions.