Catholic Charities of Onondaga County

Direct Support Professional Full Time - Community Habilitation

Job Locations US-NY-Syracuse
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/6/2021 12:52 PM)
ID
2021-3461
# of Openings
2
Category
Direct Support Professional

Overview

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.

 

Employees working at Toomey Residential and Community Services can enjoy these benefits: 

 

Remitted Tuition

Professional Development

Competitive Insurance Benefits

Paid Trainings

Recognition and Appreciation Programs

Opportunities for Growth and Promotion

Responsibilities

The Direct Support Professional will serve as an advocate for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Assist with personal care needs, provide supervision, and act as a role model to clients who reside in a group home setting or out in the community. Assist clients in their day-to-day routines and teach them skills necessary to achieve their maximum potential as defined in their care plans. The Direct Support Professional will help in maintaining the household including, but not limited to, meal preparation, cooking, cleaning and shopping. Serve as a positive liaison between outside service providers, parents, and others who have a relationship with clients. Provide transportation for program needs/recreational activities. The Direct Support Professional is someone who enjoys creating and maintaining a meaningful environment to help others live their best possible life. 

 

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

 

Schedule: Varies between 830am-7pm

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 OR Associates degree in Human Services or related field required. Will be required to successfully complete the OPWDD fingerprinting clearance.

 

Toomey Residential and Community Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

 

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