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Direct Support Professional

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

Job Description:

Description:** $5,000 SIGN ON BONUS **** Starting Wages of $16.50 ** Verland is hiring Exceptional People to provide Compassionate Care as a Direct Support Professional in the Sewickley Area for our Residential locations- CLA division . Our Mission is that "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. "Verland's Vision is simple "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." 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 assignedRequirements:
    • 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! 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 Holidays
      • Up to an extra $2,080 a year in lieu of Health Insurance coverageUp 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.Verland Family Values:Commitment to CommunityCompassionate CareDedication to EmployeesTrust through TransparencyWelcoming Diversity To learn more about our Mission, Vision and Family Values check out our website at . PM21PI201488464

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

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