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Part-Time Direct Support Professional Home and Community Based - Delaware RegionDelhi, NY 13753, USA ● Stamford, NY 12167, USA ● Walton, NY 13856, USA Req #2952 Monday, April 1, 2024Eligible for a prorated sign on bonus!“Working in direct care gives my life purpose. I have learned so much about myself and found the patience to learn, teach, and live a more fulfilling life with fewer excuses. I am, overall happier on a daily basis” – Tanyette, Assistant House ManagerAre you looking for a new challenge? From going shopping, playing basketball in the park, helping make dinner, or going to an amusement park, no two days are the same at Springbrook! As a Direct Support Professional, you’ll be part of the best. For over 95 years, Springbrook has provided quality supports and services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Working with people who live with a developmental disability is a highly rewarding job based on building relationships with awesome people. Every day is a chance to make a positive difference in someone’s life. Earn good money, make a difference and gain experience that matters. When you are ready, Springbrook is ready to invest in you.$16 an hour Respite – relief care to the caregiver and support to the participant. $17 an hour Community Habilitation – supporting people to engage in skill building at home and/or the community.Position Summary:Working in a home and community-based setting gives you more freedom to becreative with the personal care that you provide. On a typical day, you will work with one person, allowing you to forge a long-lasting relationship as you support this person to achieve their goals and aspirations. You will also be able to encourage independence while modeling positive examples of communication, behavior in social situations, and healthy decision-making in everyday activities and choices.Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Be a good role model for the person(s) you support in all situations and settings

Be an advocate for the person(s) you support in all situations and settings

Be punctual and dependable; Regular staff attendance is vital

In partnership with the person(s) you support, observe, discuss, and help assess their strengths and opportunities to help develop their personal goals and plans.

Support and encourage person(s) as they make choices about the goals they want to pursue, the activities they wish to participate in, and how they want to live their life

Specific tasks ranging from performing intensive personal care needs (i.e., showering, using the restroom) to supervising person(s) while they perform those tasks will depend on the abilities of the person(s) whom you support and their level of need.

Support and encourage the person(s) you work with to find meaningful and fun ways to spend their time and make friends outside the Springbrook community. This may include, but is not limited to, attendance at spiritual activities, various recreational activities (such as swimming), and attending family functions for the person(s) or person you support

Follow all written plans, learning materials, and goals

Complete required billing documentation for supports and services provided

Obtain and maintain all applicable training, certifications, and knowledge of policies and procedures

Attend team meetings and 1:1 meetings with supervisor

All other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Knowledge Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent required.

Experience working with people with developmental disabilities is preferred

Duties require professional verbal and written communication skills

Proficiency in or knowledge of using a variety of computer software and e-mail applications, especially Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Word; have the aptitude to learn other computer software as necessary.

Must be able to lift 50 lbs. independently and assist in lifting weights exceeding 50 lbs.

Meet the requirements to drive Springbrook vehicles as required

Valid Driver’s License required

Be able to perform all physical interventions.

Springbrook is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Springbrook to prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin or citizenship, age, genetic predisposition or carrier status, gender identity or expression, disability, military or veteran status, sexual or reproductive health decisions, traits historically associated with race and/or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

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Job Family SPR

Pay Type Hourly

Min Hiring Rate $16.00

Max Hiring Rate $17.00

Required Education High School

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Delhi, NY 13753, USA

Stamford, NY 12167, USA

Walton, NY 13856, USA

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