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Direct Support Professional

Company: Special People in the Northeast
Location: Allentown
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Come Join Us at SPIN!We Are Currently Seeking Direct Support Professionals Who Are Able to Provide a Life of Possibilities. Did you know that we offer Recruitment bonuses for all new hires of $750.00 pro rated based on a 40-hour week? Did you know that our benefits start immediately after your completion of training? Did you know that we pay we also pay 10% premium pay for weekend shifts beginning on Friday 4pm-12am? A Direct Support Professional provides individually focused care and support to ensure each person can make choices and meet outcomes. You will be encouraging growth toward independence in activities of daily living, socialization, community involvement, and support in expression of choices. Accountabilities of Direct Support Professional:The role of a direct support professional is complex and requires a specific set of skills and values. The following represents what to expect in ones practice as a direct support professional.Direct support professionals assist people who need support to lead self-directed lives and participate fully in their communities. Direct support professionals recognize the unique gifts, preferences and needs of each person supported.Direct support professionals recognize the person hood of people they support. They partner with them in making informed decisions and everyday choices about their finances, well-being, relationships, and employment.Direct support professionals will use knowledge, skills (competencies), and values (NADSP Code of Ethics) to guide their work and provide quality services. Direct support professionals continue to learn and develop their professional abilities through ongoing in-service and self-directed education and training.Direct support professionals understand that quality services occur at the point of interaction with the people that they support.Direct support professionals realize that their role includes being a mentor and a facilitator. Direct support professionals inform the people they support regarding their responsibilities and advocate with them for their valued role in society.Direct support professionals empower people they support to have meaningful relationships with friends, their families, and promote integration and inclusion in all our nations communities.Direct support professionals respect the privacy of the people they support and commit to promote their physical and emotional well-being. SPIN Offers Benefits to Their Employees Who Work 30+ Hours. These Benefits Include:Full medical benefits only $5 per pay - free Dental & Vision coverage40 hour employees earn 3 weeks PTO in their first year 1 cultural holiday of your choice on usTuition Reimbursement, Health Reimbursement Account & Childcare DiscountRetirement plan with biannual employer matchUp to $500 yearly in Wellness plan rewardsLongevity & referral bonuses and much more! The Tools You Need:High School Diploma / GED;Must be at least 18 years of ageMust have a valid PA/NJ Drivers License and 1 year of driving experienceCovid-19 VaccinationMust be available to attend the 2.5 week hourly paid-training program during the hours of 8am-5pm SPIN is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. SPIN does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.FOREST: Sunday, Monday 12a-8am16 hours weekly

Keywords: Special People in the Northeast, Allentown , Direct Support Professional, Other , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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