Care with me in mind.
Toomey Residential and Community Services believes that individuals have a unique value and should be treated equally according to their human rights. Caring for and listening to those affected by inequality is important to us because we serve and employ a diverse group of individuals. We are actively seeking applicants whose values align with our mission to promote diversity, equity and inclusion as we work to empower vulnerable and underrepresented community groups.
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
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 is a residential program working with men with Intellectual and developmental disabilities
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