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Direct Support Professionals- Residential Services

Company: Wayne ARC
Location: Newark
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Sign-on bonus up to $500.00! No previous experience needed.

The Arc Wayne of Newark, NY, a Human Services Agency, is hiring immediately entry-level full-time, part-time, and per diem/relief Residential Direct Support Professionals (DSP) to support adults with developmental disabilities in obtaining life goals. The role of the DSP is to teach, encourage, inspire, mentor, influence, instruct, nurture, and praise the individuals that you support.

All COVID-19 safety requirements are strictly adhered to at The Arc Wayne and all PPE are provided for all employees. The safety of the individuals we support and the safety of our employees are both very important to The Arc Wayne. Training on all safety requirements will be provided during the onboarding process.

ABOUT US: The Arc Wayne, a parent-based organization, advocates for and supports persons of all ages with or without disabilities. We assist individuals in taking them full, independent, productive place in society through an array of quality, individualized services. With compassion, understanding, and support, we connect individuals and families to a world of possibilities that promote independence. We are person-centered, respectful, reliable, inclusive, and dedicated to our community!

Residential Direct Support Professional Responsibilities:

  • Support individuals with daily living skills including housekeeping, cooking, hygiene, and self-administration of medications.
  • Build relationships with people with disabilities and learn their individual differences in ability, personality, interests, learning, motivation, and likes and dislikes.
  • Work closely with Resident Team Members to learn each Individual's Life Plan
  • Collaborate with each individual support to create growth on personal goals while prioritizing health and safety.
  • Positively influenced by assessment and providing skills that will assist them in integrating into the community in the restrictive least environment.

It is rewarding to see your work as a DSP pay off when the people you support achieve their goals.

" The best thing about this job is the rewarding feeling I get in knowing that what I do every day helps make a difference in someone else's day. " - Resident Team Member

The Arc Wayne Benefits:

  • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • On-the-job paid training provided to learn all the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to be successful in the DSP role.

Residential Direct Support Professionals Qualifications:

  • No previous experience required
  • All Residential Direct Support Professionals must be 18 years of age
  • Valid NYS driver's license preferred
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to physically assist individuals who use wheelchairs and/or walkers

We are hiring immediately for entry-level candidates with any background. Experience as caregivers, direct care workers, childcare, Home Health Aide or Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is a plus! DSP Overnight, Evening, and Daytime shifts available.

Apply now to join The Arc Wayne team!!

Keywords: Wayne ARC, Rochester , Direct Support Professionals- Residential Services, Other , Newark, New York

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