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Direct Support Professional -Full Time with Benefits in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

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Job Path, Inc.
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New York, NY
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Publicado há 15 dias

Job Path supports people with developmental disabilities as they make choices about their lives and play valued roles in their communities. Job Path encourages people to explore what they want out of life and to chart their own journeys. Whether it’s finding a job, making a contribution in a volunteer role, establishing a home, or being part of the community, the goal is to assist the person to lead a full and active life.

We are helping a young, artistic man with developmental disabilities live independently, and are seeking Direct Support Professional to help create and maintain a comfortable and satisfying home life as well as ensure his health and safety. A Direct Support Professional is someone who works directly with people who have intellectual or developmental disabilities, aiming to assist people in realizing their full potential and helping people become integrated and engaged in their community. The best candidate would have a warm and gentle energy and an artistic or creative background, as the individual being supported is an artist himself.   

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following tasks:

  • Assisting with laundry, shopping, meal preparation, budgeting, and other daily activities. Daily activities include: helping him as he gets ready in the morning, assisting in accomplishing household tasks, assisting in making dinner, and assisting in next day preparation. 
  • To assist him in exploring and becoming more involved in his community and developing relationships and community connections.
  • Find and develop outlets for his artistic interests and abilities.
  • Maintain positive relationships and frequent communication with his family, circle members and other service providers.
  • Helping to prepare delicious and nutritious meals
  • Administrative duties such as completing case notes, saving and itemizing receipts, petty cash reconciliation, billing, monitoring medication intake, and managing their weekly schedule with community activities.

We are looking for someone who can provide consistent support, five days a week for the following shifts:

  • Monday - 2pm to 6pm
  • Tuesday - 10am to 6pm
  • Wednesday - 2pm to 6pm
  • Thursday - 10am to 6pm
  • Friday - 2pm to 9pm

If you are unable to commit to this specific schedule, but are interested in working at Job Path, we invite you to apply to our Residential Direct Support Professional posting for more flexible opportunities.

Qualifications: High school diploma or GED. Prior experience a plus, but not essential. We are seeking candidates who enjoy active, "people-oriented" work and are sensitive to the needs and preferences of people with disabilities. 

Compensation: $18.04 per hour

Benefits: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Enhanced Short Term Disability are available on the first of the month following sixty days of employment.

All employees also have access to our Work/Life Assistance Program (EAP), ability to contribute to pre-tax commuter and medical FSA plans, and 403b pension with employer match after two years of employment 

To Apply: 

Job Path seriously reviews all application materials with an emphasis on the content of the cover letter. Please detail your hobbies and interests in the cover letter, as it will assist in the matching process.

Please submit your resume, cover letter, and dates of availability via our jobs board: https://jobpathnyc.applytojob.com/apply/vd2HxiG0ww/Direct-Support-Professional-Full-Time-With-Benefits-In-Williamsburg-Brooklyn?source=idealist

Or, send via fax to 212-921-5342 or mail to:

Job Path 

256 West 38th Street 2nd Floor

New York, NY 10018

*Please note: Only applicants we feel meet requirements of the position will be contacted for an interview. No calls please. Please choose one method of submission.

**Job Path is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without unlawful discrimination based on races, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, employment, or citizenship status.**

Whistleblower policy: https://www.jobpathnyc.org/code-of-conduct/#whistleblower

Job Path supports people with developmental disabilities as they make choices about their lives and play valued roles in their communities. Job Path encourages people to explore what they want out of life and to chart their own journeys…

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Compensação
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USD $18 - USD $19
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Benefícios

Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Enhanced Short Term Disability are available on the first of the month following sixty days of employment.

All employees also have access to our Work/Life Assistance Program (EAP), ability to contribute to pre-tax commuter and medical FSA plans, and 403b pension with employer match after two years of employment 

Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Enhanced Short Term Disability are available on the first of the month following sixty days of employment.

All employees also have access…

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