DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS – Siena Residence, Bay Shore, LI

Job Type

Full Time

Published

07/30/2018

Address

Bay Shore
New York
United States

Description

DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS – Siena Residence, Bay Shore, LI

(Full-time evenings & weekends or flexible On Call shifts available)

Salary: $12.30/hr.


Do you have a passion for helping others achieve healing and a path to recovery from emotional illness?


Do you possess a “mission spirit” with an upbeat approach to life?


Do you have the desire to provide “person-centered” care that recognizes individual differences?



We are seeking talented, caring DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS to care for our adults with serious mental health diagnoses who live in our group home located in Bay Shore, LI. 

Our ideal candidates will want to use their skills, experience and compassion to restore quality of life to our clients and help them acquire the tools needed for independent living. 

 

Key activities include:

  • Providing all Direct Support Professional services (including dignified personal care and daily household/housekeeping functions);
  • Coaching residents to set and achieve individual goals;
  • Transporting and accompanying residents to medical appointments and for recreational activities in the Catholic Charities van for which training is provided;
  • Supervising daily medications and advocating for residents with the medical community.


Qualifications Include:

  • Some experience (work, life, and/or volunteer) working with Adults with Mental Health diagnoses is required 
  • Ability to read an Individual Service Plan and implement treatment recommendations
  • Ability to listen to residents and as a result, to refer residents for additional treatment
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Clean, valid NYS Driver’s License


And for the On Call shiftsUp to 27 hrs./wk.:  Flexible evening and weekend availability needed


Email resume and cover letter of interest including “Siena DSP” in the subject line to:  jobs@catholiccharities.cc or fax to: 516.733.7038


A complete list of our job opportunities can be found on our website at www.catholiccharities.cc


Catholic Charities - An Equal Opportunity Employer

“Care With Dignity; Life With Hope”  

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

High School

How To Apply

jobs@catholiccharities.cc
http://www.catholiccharities.cc

Email resume and cover letter of interest including “Siena DSP” in the subject line to:  jobs@catholiccharities.cc or fax to: 516.733.7038


A complete list of our job opportunities can be found on our website at www.catholiccharities.cc


Catholic Charities - An Equal Opportunity Employer

“Care With Dignity; Life With Hope”  


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