Family Residences and Essential Enterprises Direct Support Professional - Meeks - West Islip - Sat/Sun 3p-11p; Monday 7a-3p in West Islip, New York
The primary role of the Direct Support Professional (DSP) is to work alongside the people we support in order to help them to achieve their Personal Outcomes. This includes working with individuals with special needs to develop daily living, professional and decision making skills while also supporting their health and safety.
“All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.”
Become certified in CPR/FA/SCIP/AMAP
Work independently and multi-task
Leadership skills such as a self-started, taking initiative, positive role model.
Effective communication skills
Ability to understand directives and apply them in a variety of situations.
Ability and willingness to support individuals of varied intellectual disabilities as well as varied behavioral challenges
Have an interest and comfort working with the geriatric population with medical needs.
- Valid NYS Driver’s License and meet the qualification to be a driver for the agency
- High School Diploma or equivalent
Job ID: 2018-4306
# of Openings: 1
Category: Direct Service Professional