NHS Human Services, Inc. Support Services Specialist FT 40hrs in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
NHS is Growing!!!
With a rich tradition spanning almost 50 years, NHS is at the forefront of providing care and services to people with special needs. Today NHS, through its subsidiaries, is a leading provider of community-based, non-profit education and human services. More than 10,000 employees provide care to almost 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Louisiana, and Michigan. NHS has developed a unique continuum of care providing services in the areas of mental health, addictive diseases, education, foster care and permanency, autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities and many more specialized programs.
Provide awake, alert overnight supervision. Provides direct service to consumers. Responsibilities include: providing physical care to meet basic health and welfare needs, assisting in the implementation of programs planned to meet specific needs, and providing continuous active treatment / competent interaction at all times in formal and informal settings with consumers served. Responsible to comply with all Federal, State, Local, and Organization standards. The Support Services Specialist is responsible to provide direct services and supports to the consumer, including, but not limited to: assisting in maintaining a clean, safe living environment, meal preparation and completion of various household tasks, community living, volunteer and/or paid employment and with personal care.
Must have a High School diploma / GED.
Must have at least 6 months of Autism/MR experience in a residential or group home setting.
Will consider a BS/BA degree in Human Service Field without 6 months/MR experience.
Must have a valid Driver License.
Must be at least 18 years old.
Pay rate is $11.50 per hour with full benefits or option for enhanced pay (extra $2 hr) with reduced benefits