Direct Support Professional 1

Full Time, Part-Time
Tarrytown, NY
Posted 1 month ago

Job Features

Job CategoryBiomedical
Job Description:YAI has an opening for Direct Support Professionals (DSP). As a Direct Support Staff, you will provide support to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. You play an integral role in teaching various life skills while providing recreational opportunities to promote community integration. The goal of YAI is to empower the people we support to obtain greater independence. · Establishing a secure, positive environment that nurtures residents' needs, self-expression, and housekeeping duties. · Delivering individualized training and care for residents in compliance with healthcare professionals’ instructions and other specific guidelines. · Advancing residents’ decision-making, productivity, and participation in a range of activities. · Promoting independence in daily activities, such as work, learning, and leisure.
Qualifications:High School Diploma or GED required; some college is a plus. Valid Driver's License. Fluent English reading, writing, speaking, minimal computer skills necessary Willingness to assist people in achieving their greatest level of independent functioning in the areas of personal grooming and hygiene, budgeting, communication, and socialization. Tuberculosis testing is required.
Skills:Caregiver, Patient, People Oriented, Loves Helping others
Hourly Wage:$15 - $15.50

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