Direct Support Professional – Residential

Promote positive self-esteem of residents in a loving home atmosphere through consistent positive interactions, support, encouragement, and unconditional respect of individual resident rights. Assist with the daily routine of the house, which may include meal preparation, lifting, transferring, assistance with activities of daily living, transportation to medical appointments, counseling, and/or behavioral interventions. Responsible for direct care duties as necessary, including assisting individuals with toileting, medication needs, illness issues, fire evacuations, or other emergent situations. Develop and maintain positive, open communication with residents' family members, and project a caring, professional image which fosters customer confidence in staff's ability to provide care. DSP must complete all program requirements within designated time frames, such as in-service trainings.  Positions are located in Dolgeville, Little Falls, Herkimer, Mohawk, Ilion, and Frankfort. Hourly rate ranges from $10.00 to $17.40 per hour, depending upon shift; Associate's and Bachelor's degrees in a related field such as psychology, sociology, etc. are compensated at a higher rate.  High school diploma or equivalent along with approved driver's license. Affirmative Action/EEO Employer.

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