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Verland Foundation Direct Care Worker - Sewickley in Sewickley, Pennsylvania

Job Descriptions:


$13.50 to $15.50 hr.

Medical Benefits now effective the month after hire date!

Bring your dedication and compassion to Verland's Sewickley campus! The job of a Direct Support Professional is a rewarding one as a direct care giver, supporting people with physically and/or intellectual disabilities in community activities and teaching daily living skills. Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) assist residents in our Sewickley campus homes with personal hygiene, meals, and transport. Shift differentials and FT Enhanced wage option are available. Valid Driver's License is required.

Essential responsibilities

  • Bathe, dress, and assist clients with personal hygiene

  • 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

About Verland: Verland is a non-profit family of community homes and services throughout the county supporting 230 individuals with intellectual disabilities; many of whom have multiple physical challenges. In the nearly 40 years since its founding, Verland has grown to be one of southwestern Pennsylvania's largest provider of services for people with severe disabilities.

Verland's Sewickley campus has 10 family-centered homes, with a complete continuum of options for those needing more support, and includes cutting-edge facilities that provide medical, educational, and therapeutic services.

Verland offers excellent benefits!

  • Medical, Dental and Vision plans

  • 24 hour Nurse hotline

  • Retirement Savings Plan

  • Employee Referral Bonus program

  • Generous Paid Time Off

  • Employee of the Month Awards

  • Employee Assistance Plan

  • Free Parking

  • Flexible Hours

Required Experience:

  • New hire will receive training in all functions of residential care, including CPR, AED and First Aid. Your patient care experience is a plus, including care of family members

  • This position requires ability to lift 50 pounds independently, see, hear, stand, bend, walk, push, climb, and reach.

  • Employee must be 18 years old or older, MUST maintain a valid driver's license, and successfully complete a physical, drug test, and all clearances.

  • Ability to comprehend regulations, speak and provide written documentation in an understandable manner is required.

  • HS diploma or GED preferred

Verland is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V

Keyword: Direct Support Professional Nursing Assistant Home Health Aide Caregiver

From: Verland Foundation