Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc.

  • Direct Support Professional - Smith Road IRA - Fri/Sat 11p-7a - Lake Ronkonkoma

    Job Locations US-NY-Lake Ronkonkoma
    Job ID
    2018-4859
    Category
    Direct Service Professional
  • Overview

    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 - assisting them with their personal goals to achieve greater independence by helping them develop daily living, professional, and decision making skills while 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.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Become certified in CPR, First Aid, and AED, as well as SCIP-R, AMAP
    • Work both independently and as part of a team, and multi-task with others
    • Utilize leadership skills and exhibit initiative to be a positive role model to the people we support
    • Effectively communicate with team members and the people we support
    • Understand directives and apply them in a variety of situations
    • Directly support individuals with various intellectual disabilities, mental illnesses, and behavioral challenges
    • Complete documentation in an accurate and timely manner.

    Qualifications

    • Valid NYS Driver’s License and meets the qualifications to be a driver for the agency
    • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent

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