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Direct Support Professional

Company: Good Shepherd Hospice
Location: Port Jefferson
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Direct Support Professional

Facility: Maryhaven Location: Port Jefferson, NY Department: Thompson IRA Category: Direct Care / Aides Schedule: Part Time Shift: Day and Evening shifts- Hours: Sat 8a-6p, Sun 10a-8p ReqNum: 1127

DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL

Maryhaven is a nonprofit, Long Island based agency committed to helping persons with special needs including intellectual disabilities, mental health issues, physical disabilities, and/or substance abuse/dependence issues to realize their full potential. The agency's purpose is to establish, maintain and operate progressive programs and services which are residential, educational, vocational, and rehabilitative in nature. The ideal goal is the attainment of normalization, in all aspects of life, for each individual we support.

Maryhaven's Thompson IRA is a home to individuals with intellectual disabilities.

Responsibilities will include:

  • supervising each resident in the development of social, recreational, independent livings skills and overall community integration.

If you are looking for more than a job and want a career that makes a difference in someone's life. Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • valid NYS driver's license
  • Ability to pass and maintain Strategies for Crisis Intervention Prevention certification (SCIP) and Medication Administration Course (AMAP) following hire. We offer extensive paid orientation training.

At Maryhaven, which is part of Catholic Health Services of Long Island your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics. In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we also offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future. Due to our extensive network of programs and services, the opportunities for career growth are significant. Come enjoy working with others as you chart your own course for the future!

Keywords: Good Shepherd Hospice, Westport , Direct Support Professional, Other , Port Jefferson, Connecticut

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