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Direct Support Professional / Chester County

Company: Kencrest
Location: Downingtown
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

KenCrest A Premier EmployerDo you have a special skill and passion for supporting people?Do you believe that we are better together by including everyone?Join the KenCrest team to fulfill your 'WHY' and enjoy a generous benefits package! We offer eligible employees: Medical/Dental Life/AD&D Disability 403b Retirement Plan Employee Assistance Plan Tuition Reimbursement Paid Time OffPlease see the KenCrest website for additional details.$1,000 SIGN ON BONUS* & NEW RATEKenCrest is hiring Direct Support Professionals / Home Health Aides / Caregivers / CNAs for many locations in Philadelphia and Bucks CountyRate: $15.00 per hourShifts Available Include: Day Shift, Evening Shift, Overnight, Weekend OnlyThe Direct Support Professional role is for those who like a challenge and the reward that comes with it. A DSP has attention to detail and creativity as both a caregiver and life coach who helps promote independence. Our DSPs are caring, energetic people who find ways to help people with intellectual or physical disabilities live more fulfilling lives.Join our team at KenCrest if you enjoy being a champion for people who have difficulty communicating for themselves.Some of What You Might Do:- Help individuals with activities of daily living (examples: personal care, meals, and medication, outings and shopping trips).- Take part in activities and trips to places like the zoo, the beach, sporting events, and others to help integrate into the community.- Support the individual by helping with communication and self-expression- General housekeeping tasks and meal preparation.- Help look for fun activities or ways for individuals to join in community activities- Complete paperwork for incident reports, behavioral data, seizure charts, medical visit forms, etc. What We Need From You: - One (1) year of experience in supporting individuals with autism and intellectual disabilities, preferred FREE MED / CPR / DENFENSIVE DRIVING TRAINING PROVIDED - Valid driver's license and acceptable motor vehicle record, required - Clear criminal record, background checks and drug test by state requirements, required - Ability to convey, understand and follow spoken and written instructions in English, required - Strong Communication skills, required - Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, required*sign on bonus for new hires or eligible rehires only, part time bonus is prorated depending on hours workedIND123We are requiring all new team members to be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine*, except where a reasonable medical or religious accommodation can be granted. Should you be offered and accept a position with KenCrest, you will be required to provide your proof of vaccination in the form of your CDC vaccination card as part of the pre-employment onboarding process.KenCrest is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation, or national origin.by Jobble

Keywords: Kencrest, Wilmington , Direct Support Professional / Chester County, Other , Downingtown, Delaware

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