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DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL DSP, 40 Hrs. Suffolk County (St. James, NY)

Job Description

  • This shift is 40 hours per week (Tues-Sat 2pm-10pm)
  • The hourly pay rate for this position is $15 per hr
  • Comprehensive individual benefits package
  • First 90 days of employment transportation to and from work-site to be paid for/reimbursed.

The individuals at this location are verbal and non-verbal. There are some behavioral issues so it is preferred that staff have some experience with behavioral/psych issues. The perfect candidate will have some ABA/Behavior Therapy in their background.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Prior experience assisting persons with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and/or Autism
  • Ability to support people with Autism and people who may display challenging behaviors
  • SCIP Certified preferred
  • Successfully complete the medication administration (AMAP) course and annual recertification
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to learn how to document services electronically
  • Valid NY State Driver’s License required

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide ongoing oversight to people living in the residence
  • Implement Person Centered Residential Habilitation Plans
  • Provide training and support for each person in accordance with the individual personalized program plan
  • Have scheduling flexibility; may be required to work beyond the normal shift
  • Drive agency vans and demonstrate safe driving practices #CB

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Other
Education High School
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID DIREC02704
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DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL DSP, 40 Hrs. Suffolk County (St. James, NY)


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