Catholic Charities of Onondaga County

  • Direct Support Professional (Part Time) - Community Habilitation - Syracuse

    Job Locations US-NY-Syracuse
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/24/2018 10:31 AM)
    ID
    2018-1691
    # of Openings
    7
    Category
    Toomey Residential
  • Overview

    TOOMEY RESIDENTIAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICES

     

    Care. With me in mind.

     

    Our mission is to help individuals achieve their highest level of capability and increase opportunities for their future success. We are committed to person-centered, family-focused services. We serve children and adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities, children experiencing mental health challenges, children who cannot remain at home and require foster care placement and children who are Unaccompanied Refugee Minors who come to the United States from around the world and whose lives have been torn apart due to conflict and oppression.

    Responsibilities

    The Direct Support Professional will provide direct care, supervise and act as a role model to clients who reside in a group home setting or out in the community. Assist and teach clients day to day routines and basic living skills such as defined in care plans. Maintain household including meal planning and preparation. Serve as a positive liaison to schools, parents, and others who have a relationship to clients. Provide transportation for program/client activities. Assist in academic needs and participate in and plan recreation as appropriate.

     

    This program works one on one with individuals with developmental disabilities going out into the community for group activities.

     

    This is a Part Time position: hours and schedule vary

    Qualifications

    Must be 21 year's old and have a valid NYS driver's license with 4 points or less. High School Diploma or GED required; Associates in Human Services preferred. Experience working with individuals with disabilities or in another human service area or in a health care field preferred. Will be required to successfully complete the OPWDD fingerprinting clearance.

     

    Toomey Residential and Community Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

     

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