Direct Support Professional (DSP)
Company: Passavant Memorial Homes
Posted on: January 15, 2022
$5,000 SIGN-ON BONUS AVAILABLE FOR FULL-TIME
POSITIONS!*Passavant Memorial Homes is one of the foremost,
consumer-focused providers of support to individuals with
intellectual disabilities, autism, and behavioral health needs. The
mission of Passavant Memorial Homes is to empower individuals to
live successfully in the community. Our team of professionals have
been dedicated to promoting choice and independence for individuals
with intellectual disabilities for more than 120 years. Throughout
our history, we have continuously focused on ensuring the highest
quality support and providing a variety of opportunities for our
employees to develop and advance.Passavant Memorial Homes is
currently seeking responsible, caring, and dedicated people to fill
Direct Support Professional full-time positions in the Townsend, DE
area.Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) play a crucial role in
fulfilling the mission of Passavant Memorial Homes by providing
assistance with daily activities such as preparing meals,
administering medication, and providing transportation to work or
community activities in order to promote independence. To be
successful in this role, you must be compassionate, motivated to
help others, and dedicated to providing quality support.Apply today
to find your career and passion at Passavant Memorial Homes!DUTIES
AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (DSP):
- Provide direct care services to individuals with intellectual
disabilities and specialized care in daily living, social, and
- Provide support and assistance to foster maximum independence
- Participate in the development and implementation of the
individual support plan.
- Ensure the safety and well-being of the individuals.
- Assist and encourage individuals to engage in various
activities in the home and community.
- Observe individuals' behaviors and changes in physical
condition, utilize prescribed strategies to assist the individual,
and document and report accordingly.
- Administer medications (upon completion of certification; all
necessary training is provided).
- Assist/perform needed cooking, housekeeping and cleaning
- Maintain logs and records pertaining to individuals.REQUIRED
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE OF THE DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (DSP):
- Minimum of 18 years of age, required.
- High school diploma or equivalent, required.
- Valid Delaware driver's license, required.
- Experience working directly with individuals with developmental
disabilities, preferred.PASSAVANT MEMORIAL HOMES OFFERS A VARIETY
OF BENEFITS INCLUDING:
- Competitive Wages: $18.20 an hour*
- Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
- Generous PTO package
- 401K Retirement Plan
- Dynamic and Supportive Work Environment
- Career Development and Advancement OpportunitiesPassavant
Memorial Homes Family of Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
- Prospective employees hired for a Full-Time Direct Support
Professional/Therapeutic Staff Support Position will receive a
$5,000 sign-on bonus. New employees will receive the first $2,500
after the completion of 30 calendar days of employment. The second
$2,500 will be awarded after completion of 119 calendar days of
employment. Twenty-five percent (25%) of the total amount of the
sign-on bonus will be contingent upon the prospective employee
attending the planned orientation date that was provided during the
interview. If the planned orientation date is missed, the
prospective employee will receive half of the bonus payout which
occurs after the first 30 days of employment. Sign-on bonus is
eligible for prospective employees hired from January 1, 2022
through January 31, 2022.
- This is the base rate for the position and employees will
undergo a probationary period at a lower rate prior to receiving
this base rate.If you are having issues or need assistance while
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111.PMHFOS prohibits discrimination in any employment action; in
admissions, referrals, operations, or delivery of services against
individuals because of their race; color; national origin; sex
(including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, and/or gender
identity); creed; religious affiliation; disability; age; ancestry;
genetic information; limited English proficiency; marital status;
membership in volunteer emergency responder organization; victim of
domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking; family care
responsibilities; reproductive health decisions; and retaliation
for initiating a complaint of discrimination or opposing or
participating in the investigation of a discriminatory practice.
Visit our Compliance page for more information.PMHFOS is dedicated
to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its
affirmative action, equal opportunity, and nondiscrimination
policies in all aspects of employment. PMHFOS celebrates diversity
and has a no-tolerance policy for harassment or discrimination of
any kind. We value the unique skills, background, and experience of
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