Jun 02, 2020

Direct Support Professional-AVS-Various Beaver County, PA locations-1st Shift

  • Merakey
  • Pennsylvania, USA
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Job Description

We are currently seeking a Direct Support Professional to join our Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Services (IDD) division in Beaver, PA.

Qualified entry level candidates are eligible for up to $13.34/hour if the Enhanced Pay Program is selected and/or the Shift Differential is applicable for the hours worked.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Responsibilities include but may not be limited to:

  • Providing individualized care, activities of daily living, including proper maintenance of living area.
  • Guiding residents in leisure activities, work and day programming.
  • All chores necessary to maintain as normal a living environment as possible, i.e., laundry and housekeeping.
  • Work is performed in accordance with appropriate procedures under the supervision of the House Manager who reviews results through living area observation of activities in progress, residents' responsiveness, inspection of living area, reports and periodic meetings.
  • Staff will be required to follow a designated shift routine and assignments as outlined by the House Manager.

ABOUT OUR IDD DIVISION

Merakey supports individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in the enhancement of their abilities and interests. Services are aimed at partnering with individuals as they become self-sufficient and live everyday lives. Merakey focuses on helping individuals find meaningful roles in their community and to feel valued as community members. Individuals are always at the core of the planning and implementation of services.

Community-Based Services

  • Adult Training Facility
  • Behavior Support Services
  • Early Intervention Case Management
  • Employment (Transitional, Supported, Competitive)
  • In-home Support
  • Non-traditional Community Day Services/Home and Community Habilitation
  • Supports Coordination

Residential Services

  • Community Living/Group Homes
  • Family/Shared Living
  • Intermediate Care Facility
  • Respite Care
  • Specialized Residential (medically fragile, dementia, autism, dual diagnosis, problematic sexual behavior)
  • Supported Living

For more information on each individual service, please visit: https://www.merakey.org/services-idd.html

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Requisition Number: 54277


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