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Direct Support Professional (Dsp) - Day Community

Company: Barber National Institute
Location: Erie
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Direct Support Professional (DSP) - Day CommunityPay Rate: $14.00/hrHours: Monday Friday day hours; 37.5 hours/weekDo you want to share your knowledge and help others achieve goals?As a Direct Support Professional in our community day program, you will be helping adults with intellectual and physical disabilities foster independence. You will be there every step of the way as our individuals gain valuable new skills. Work with a team of creative and reliable professionals to help our adults grow, learn and connect with others in their community. It's more than a career; it's a fulfilling way of life.Responsibilities include implementing goal plans, assisting with vocational, pre-vocational, social, and communication skills, personal care, and completing progress notes. Direct Support Professionals follow activity schedules and participate in interesting, growth-oriented in-facility activities, transport and accompany individuals on community outings, and complete additional position requirements unique to the facility.We are committed to providing a safe environment throughout the hiring process, orientation, and at the worksite. Covid training enhanced cleaning and disinfecting, and ample PPE is worn and provided as needed.Qualifications for Direct Support Professional (DSP) - Day Community: Must be 18 years of age High school diploma or equivalent Valid driver's license and good driving record Eligibility for State Police Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse History Clearance FBI fingerprint clearance required for individuals who do not meet PA residency requirements.Benefits for Direct Support Professional (DSP) - Day Community:We offer competitive wages, ongoing training, and flexible scheduling for both Full and Part-Time positions. In addition, Full-Time employees receive a generous benefits package, which includes:Medical & Time OffMedical/Dental/Vision with coverage options for spouse and dependentsFlexible Spending AccountsGenerous PTO plans7 Paid holiday daysCompany-paid Life InsuranceLong-Term Disability and Short-Term Disability availableDiscounted on-site weekday childcare (Erie Campus)Employee discounts for select events and servicesBonuses & Opportunities401(k) and 403(b) Retirement SavingsEligible for Federal Student Loan ForgivenessEmployee Referral Program with bonuses up to $750Paid trainingScholarship opportunitiesTuition discount at Mercyhurst University, Gannon University, Penn State Behrend and Lasalle University to continue your educationWho is Barber National Institute?The Barber National Institute is a non-profit committed to its mission of providing the highest quality services for children and adults with autism, intellectual disabilities, or behavioral health challenges and their families. Since our founding in 1952, we have evolved into a multi-faceted organization serving more than 6,200 individuals annually with a wide range of educational, vocational, residential, and behavioral health programs.Qualified applicants must meet eligibility for PA Child Abuse History and Criminal Record Check. We are an affirmative action federal contractor equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. If you need accommodation to apply, please contact HR. EOE

Keywords: Barber National Institute, Erie , Direct Support Professional (Dsp) - Day Community, Other , Erie, Pennsylvania

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