Direct Support Professional

Springbrook NY Inc   Oneonta, NY   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on May 8, 2024
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Direct Support Professional - Oneonta Region New hires are eligible for a $1,500 sign on bonus Salary ranges from $17.00 - $19.00 per hour depending on Experience and Qualifications. “Working in direct care gives my life purpose. I have learned so much about myself and found the patience to learn, teach, and live a more fulfilling life with fewer excuses. I am, overall happier on a daily basis” – Tanyette, Assistant House Manager Are you looking for a new challenge? From going shopping, playing basketball in the park, helping make dinner, or going to an amusement park, no two days are the same at Springbrook! As a Direct Support Professional, you’ll be part of the best. For over 95 years, Springbrook has provided quality supports and services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Working with people who live with a developmental disability is a highly rewarding job based on building relationships with awesome people. Every day is a chance to make a positive difference in someone’s life. Earn good money, make a difference and gain experience that matters. When you are ready, Springbrook is ready to invest in you. Full-time and Part-time positions available working days, evenings, and overnights working with adults or children. Weekend shifts available.

Position Summary: To provide assistance to people receiving services throughout all aspects of their lives across educational, residential and community environments. Provides support for activities of daily living (ADL’s) including personal care. Promote choice and independence while providing protective oversite. Demonstrate compliance with all Springbrook policies and State regulations to ensure safe and smooth operation of the program.

Qualifications, Skills and Knowledge Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent required. Experience working with people with developmental disabilities is preferred Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including mandatory overtime as necessary, and overnights. Will be reassigned to other locations based on business needs. Duties require professional verbal and written communication skills. Proficiency in or knowledge of using a variety of computer software and e-mail applications, especially Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Word; have the aptitude to learn other computer software as necessary. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. independently and assist in lifting weights exceeding 50 lbs. Meet the requirements to drive Springbrook vehicles as required. Valid Driver’s License required. Be able to perform all physical interventions.

Springbrook is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Springbrook to prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin or citizenship, age, genetic predisposition or carrier status, gender identity or expression, disability, military or veteran status, sexual or reproductive health decisions, traits historically associated with race and/or any other status or characteristic protected by law.