Direct Support Professional - York County Area

Employer
CHS - Compass Health Systems
Location
York, PA
Posted
Nov 19, 2022
Closes
Nov 30, 2022
Ref
717743700
Industry
Nonprofit
Hours
Full Time
*Compass Health Systems *seeks to empower individuals with disabilities to enjoy purposeful lives on their own terms by providing individualized, person-centered services and supports designed to empower individuals with greater independence.Do you seek to make a difference in the life of an individual with Autism and/or intellectual disabilities within your community? Compass Health Systems is a small, close-knit agency seeking honest, caring and compassionate professionals to empower individuals with disabilities by providing assistance in the home and community settings. A person in this role will help the individual they work with by assisting them and giving them the tools they need to live an independent and purposeful life and to be involved as an integral part of their community.*What We Offer *The Direct Service Professional is a part-time position with potential to become full-time. The DSP has the ability to make their own hours depending on the needs of the individual they serve, hours may include weekends and holidays if needed by the individual. We offer - Ability to have a flexible schedule- Paid training- Experience in a rewarding field and potential to grow with us-Benefits offered to full-time employees after a waiting period- caseloads in different areas, not just one central location*The Direct Support Professional will **- *Provide one of several different services depending on individual clients needs including:*1) In Home and Community Supports *- supporting individuals within the home and community setting providing assistance with daily living and personal needs*2) 15 minute Respite In or Out of Home *- engaging with clients either inside of their home or out in the community to provide relief to primary caregivers*3) 24 hour respite services In or Out of Home *- engaging with clients either inside of their homes or out in the community setting to provide primary caregivers relief for a period of 16-24 hours at a time*4) Behavioral Support Services* - helping individuals meeting their behavioral goals in order for them to lead a more fulfilling life.Additionally providers will:A' . Provide services which align with the goals in the Individual Service PlanA' . Display respect and compassion toward the individuals they assist. Provide supports to the individual in the home and community settings which include daily living tasks.. Plan activities with and for the individual across settings (home and community)A' . Maintain consistent, regular contact as a team member with the family and other professionals involved with the individual. Completion of agency paperwork in an accurate and timely manner*Requirements..*Minimum of two years of college required (Do not have to have a degree, just proof of at least 60 college credits taken and received)-Valid Driver's License- Ability to pass background checks (this includes PA State Police Check, Child Abuse Clearance and Fingerprint clearance) HAVING CURRENT BACKGROUND CHECK LESS THAN 1 YEAR OLD PREFERRED- Experience working or volunteering with individuals with disabilities is preferred but not required *passion for helping others is!*Job Type: Part-timePay: $21.00 - $25.00 per hourBenefits:* Flexible schedule* Professional development assistanceSchedule:* Monday to Friday* No nights* No weekendsCOVID-19 considerations:To keep our employees as safe and healthy as possible employees will be interviewed and trained virtually.Application Question(s):* Are you willing to work mornings, mid-mornings, or early afternoons if necessary?* Do you hold a valid Driver's License?* Please provide a personal email to streamline the communication processEducation:* Associate (Required)Experience:* working with individuals with disabilities: 1 year (Preferred)Work Location: One location