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Direct Support Professional

Company: The Verland Foundation Inc.
Location: Verona
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description: *** NEW $5,000 SIGN ON BONUS ****** Starting Wages of $16.50 and up! ***Verland is now hiring full time Direct Support Professionals to join our Residential locations- CLA division (Community Living Arrangements) in the Monroeville area to assist individuals with their everyday life. We lean on our DSPs to support and encourage individuals with intellectual disabilities to become as independent as possible.Verland provides care for adults and children with intellectual, medical and /or physical disabilities. Verland is proud to serve 47 residential homes and 4 day programs in multiple locations including Allegheny, Beaver, Mercer, Fayette counties. We are a non - profit organization with over 40 years of exceptional service and support to the residents that call Verland home.Join our compassionate, inclusive, dedicated and professional direct support team. To learn more about Verland, visit our website .Direct Support Professional duties include:

  • Enrich and support the lives of our residents while maintaining a safe and healthy environment
  • Introduce and encourage skill development through active treatment activities
  • Implement individualized programs; record all observations and daily progress notes.
  • Participate in planning social, home, and recreational activities
  • Assist with meals and perform cleaning and laundry duties in the house
  • Transport clients to appointments and activities in Verland vehicles
  • Bathe, dress, and assist clients with personal hygiene
  • Housekeeping duties as needed
  • Other duties as assignedCASH INCENTIVES:
    • $5,000 Sign on Bonus
    • $1,500 Employee Referral (for successfully* referring someone to employment)
    • Up to $3/hr. House Differential (based on House location)
    • Up to an extra $2,080 a year in lieu of Health Insurance coverage (see benefits below)BENEFITS: Minimum of 24 hours worked and employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package:
      • Health (UPMC), Dental (Delta Dental) and Vision Insurances
      • Healthcare Flexible Spending Account (HSA)
      • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
      • 403B - Traditional and Roth with Company Match
      • Tuition Reimbursement
      • Competitive PTO Plan
      • 8 Paid HolidaysRequirements:
        • High school diploma/GED
        • Valid driver's license
        • Reliable means of transportation
        • Ability to lift and transfer without restrictions
        • Must pass a complete Background and Drug screening
        • Experience is not required!Up to 2 weeks paid training provided by Verland, to educate new hires on daily living skills, social engagement, personal hygiene skills, along with each individual's support plan/ personal development goals that are essential to improve the daily lives of the individuals that we serve.** Completion of training is required at the start of employment ** Exceptional People. Compassionate CareMission Statement: We believe that every person deserves a safe, enriching, and stable environment in which to thrive with dignity and respect. Our mission is to provide individualized, innovative care and ongoing support for people in our community with complex physical and intellectual challenges.Vision Statement: To lead the way in transformative care, for those with complex needs, allowing all individuals the power to live a life of dignity and contribute to our society to the full extent of their abilities.PM21PI201488411

Keywords: The Verland Foundation Inc., Pittsburgh , Direct Support Professional, Other , Verona, Pennsylvania

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