Merakey Direct Support Professional in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
We are currently seeking a Direct Support Professional to join our Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Services (IDD) division in Philadelphia.
Responsibilities include but may not be limited to:
The Direct Support Professional interacts with and supports the individual in a variety of potential settings, including community, family or individual homes and generic community settings, as well as Adult Training Facilities (ATF).
Provides personal care, instruction, guidance, mentoring, companionship and support, often across a 24 hour period, according to the individual's Person Centered Plan/Individual Support Plan (ISP).
Provides a level of care that enhances the health, safety, dignity and contentment of every consumer served
ABOUT OUR IDD DIVISION
Merakey supports individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in the enhancement of their abilities and interests. Services are aimed at partnering with individuals as they become self-sufficient and live everyday lives. Merakey focuses on helping individuals find meaningful roles in their community and to feel valued as community members. Individuals are always at the core of the planning and implementation of services.
Adult Training Facility
Behavior Support Services
Early Intervention Case Management
Employment (Transitional, Supported, Competitive)
Non-traditional Community Day Services/Home and Community Habilitation
Community Living/Group Homes
Intermediate Care Facility
Specialized Residential (medically fragile, dementia, autism, dual diagnosis, problematic sexual behavior)
For more information on each individual service, please visit: https://www.merakey.org/services-idd.html
Bid End Date:
EOE Protected Veterans/Disability