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Direct Support Professional II

Company: The Arc Of Steuben
Location: Bath
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

The Arc Allegany-Steuben is a not-for-profit organization that supports people with developmental and intellectual disabilities so they realize their goals and dreams and become the best they can be.

JOB SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the Residence Manager, Relief Coordinator, Associate Director of Community Supports, or Program Coordinator II this position is responsible for maintaining an environment in the program which encourages and facilitates optimal personal development and provides person directed services and ensures the health and safety of the people served.

You will provide services to individuals as planned in their Life Plan, which includes the person's individual Protective Oversight Plan (IPOP), Residential Staff Action Plan, Support Plans, Day Habilitation Plans, Community Habilitation Plans, Staff Action Plans, and other safeguards, and ensure all related documentation is completed. You will act as an advocate for people receiving support from the agency, support individuals so they may be included and participate in their community, and work collaboratively with others to ensure individuals' health and wellbeing is respected.

Our Direct Support Professionals also enjoy medical insurance, flexible spending programs, paid time off, discount programs, a 401(k)-retirement plan, associate recognition programs, as well as holiday, bereavement, and jury duty pay. We value education, which is why we offer comprehensive paid training, and by working for a not-for-profit agency you may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. If this sounds like the opportunity for you, apply today!

SCHEDULE:

Primary weekdays with some evenings and weekends required. Flexible dependent on the needs of the program. Will discuss during interview.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma, GED, or an acceptable TABE test score is required.
  • CPR/First Aid/AED and SCIP Certification within the first six months of hire.
  • Medication Administration Certification for Residential and site-based program, as required.
  • Non-site-based programs require one year of experience working with people with developmental disabilities or an Associate's degree in Human Services or related field.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Where position requires driving:
  • Valid driver's license for the state in which the person resides
  • Acceptable safe driving record

  • Where position requires driving individuals served by the Agency:
  • Motor vehicle with up-to-date inspection, that is registered and insured

  • Will be required to enroll in LENS (Licensed Event Notification System).

HOW TO APPLY: Please apply through our Website: http://thearcAS.org

SALARY: $13.54/hour

Keywords: The Arc Of Steuben, Rochester , Direct Support Professional II, Other , Bath, New York

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