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Verland Foundation Direct Support Professional (DSP) - Verland in Sewickley, Pennsylvania

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NEW WAGE! up to $15.00 hr. Currently 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shifts available

Just added - Medical Benefits now effective 1st of the month after hire date!

Bring your dedication and compassion to Verland! The job of a Direct Support Professional is a valuable one, involving 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. * $13.00 base wage, shift differentials and FT Enhanced wage option available. Terms apply

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 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 offers excellent benefits!

  • Medical, Dental and Vision plans

  • Retirement Savings Plan

  • Employee Referral Bonus program

  • UPMC pop-up clinics on site

  • Generous Paid Time Off

  • Employee Assistance Plan

  • Flexible Hours

Required Experience:

  • New hire will receive training in all functions of residential care, including CPR, AED and First Aid. 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