LOCATION: East Pittsburgh, PA, United States 15112

Direct Support Professional DSP – East Pittsburgh (RF: 2298)

We are currently seeking Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) for part-time positions working with adults with IDDs in the East Pittsburgh, PA area. DSPs will be responsible for assisting consumers in a community residential home with activities of daily living (ADL) and conducting group and individual activities. Eligible candidates must have a High School diploma or GED, must have completed the Direct Support Professional Curriculum as adopted by the DHS, and must have valid PA Clearances. Candidates with previous experience working with adults with IDDs in a community setting are preferred.

Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Previous experience working with adults with IDDs in a community setting are preferred
  • Up-to-date PA clearances
    • DHS FBI Fingerprints
    • PA Criminal Background
    • PA Child Abuse
  • Current CPR and first aid training
  • Must have reliable transportation
Responsibilities:
  • Provide supervision, guidance, instruction, and/or skill-building to assigned individuals served within a specific program site regarding daily living activities, safety, and interaction with others
  • Provide active treatment at all times and adhere to standards, procedures, and schedules
  • Exercises sound judgment and good decision-making appropriate to the assignment
  • Assist and train consumers in all aspects of self-care in order to ensure the maximal level of independence for that individual
    • These areas will include all aspects of personal hygiene, shopping, cooking, meal serving, budgeting, laundry, and housekeeping
  • Ensure a safe and clean living environment for residents
  • Intervene in crisis situations
  • Encourage individuals in the constructive use of leisure time
  • Attend scheduled staff team meetings
  • Observe and make written entries in the logbook as directed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

At Humanus, we are devoted to making a difference and improving the lives of others. We proudly serve schools and behavioral health facilities throughout the nation. Our dedication and passion for helping others make us more than a referral service. Establish a relationship with one of the nation’s largest referral agencies for behavioral-health, choose positions that best fit your schedule, and allow yourself to grow professionally.

Humanus is ultimately about people — working with people in order to work for people.

Send Resumes to forwardappsin@humanus.com 2298

CATEGORY: Behavioral Health | JOB TYPE: Part-Time |

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