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Direct Support Professional/Residential Caregiver *New Starting Wages!*

Person Directed Supports, Inc. Allentown Full-Time/Part-Time
$13.00 - $15.00 / hour
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Person Directed Supports

IS HIRING in the Lehigh Valley Area!

New Wage Rates! $13/hr - $15/hr based on experience level


Various shifts available

Walk-In Applicants Welcome


Do you like to have fun?
Looking for a rewarding career within the Human Services Field?

We can help!

Person Directed Supports is now accepting applications for Direct

Support Professionals who will help individuals with intellectual

disabilities lead a happy fulfilling life.

Want to learn more? Stop by and see us at:

 

1541 ALTA DRIVE

SUITE 202

WHITEHALL, PA 18052

 

 

 


 

Job Responsibilities

As a Direct Support Professional you will assist individuals with daily living activities at the person's home or in a care facility. Duties may include keeping house (making beds, doing laundry, washing dishes) and preparing meals as well as advising families and individuals regarding such things as nutrition, cleanliness, and household activities.

Additional responsibilities of the Direct Support Professional include:

  • Preparing and maintaining records of client progress and services performed, reporting changes in client condition to manager or supervisor
  • Caring for individuals providing companionship, personal care, or help in adjusting to new lifestyles
  • Planning, shopping for, or preparing nutritious meals or assisting families in planning, shopping for, or preparing nutritious meals
  • Transporting clients to locations outside the home, such as to physicians' offices or on outings, using a motor vehicle.
  • Instructing or advise clients on issues such as household cleanliness, utilities, hygiene, or nutrition

Job Requirements

This human services role is a great opportunity for dynamic and compassionate individuals who enjoy helping others. Training is provided but there are a few basic requirements that you must meet to qualify.

Specific requirements:

  • Clean criminal record
  • Reliable transportation and valid PA license
  • High School Diploma/GED

Recommended skills

Instructing
Advising
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Welcome to Person Directed Supports where our goal is to provide essential resources and supports in a loving, caring environment to individuals with intellectual disabilities. Founded in February of 2000, PDS is proudly a family owned and operated not for profit organization.

Our purpose is to support each individual using “Person-Centered Planning.”

Person-Centered Planning (PCP) is a set of approaches designed to assist someone to plan their life and supports. It is used most often as a life planning model to enable individuals with disabilities or requiring support to increase their personal self-determination and improve their own independence.
 

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