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Services for the UnderServed, Inc (SUS) Direct Support Professional in Jamaica, New York

Consider Becoming a Direct Support Professional

If you found yourself without work due to the coronavirus pandemic you’re not alone. The good news is that we have numerous opportunities.

Turn your passion for helping others into a fulfilling career at one of New York City’s most respected disability services organizations.

Services for the UnderServed (S:US) is hiring Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) to support people with intellectual/developmental disabilities in living their best life in a safe environment. Join our team to start your career in social services while learning from the best experts in the field.

S:US offers: Flexible scheduling, 1199 union benefits and the opportunity to find a new passion and career in direct support.

This opportunity is available at our program located at 146th Ave in Springfield Gardens, NY

Responsibilities:

  • Provide habilitation services to each individual as prescribed in their individual service plans (CFA, Individual Service plan, Habilitation plan)

• Assist each individual as needed, in skill development in areas such as activities of daily living, domestic living, recreation and socialization

• With appropriate training and supervision, administer medication to individuals as assigned and in compliance with management, medical and nursing policies and procedures

• Ensure assigned individuals ’nutritional needs are met according to prescribed diet, and assist with feeding as necessary

• Report immediately any observed/known deficiencies or own inability in providing habilitation services to clients, as well as all types of abuse and other facility problems, including physical plant/safety issues to management

Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance; 403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays

Job Requirements

  • HS Diploma or GED required,

  • Valid NYS Driver’s license and must be able to pass insurance criteria.

(offer may be extended with the contingency to obtain within one year)

  • Preferred One year’s experience providing direct services to developmentally disabled

  • Preferred Certifications: AMAP, SCIP-R, CPR & First Aid

Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance; 403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays

Join a team of employees who cares about the wellbeing of others. We believe in fostering a culture built on our core values: respect, integrity, support, maximizing individual potential and continuous quality improvement.

S:US is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. S:US is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities, including allowance of the use of services animals.

External Company Name: Services For The Underserved, Inc.

External Company URL: http://sus.org/

Street: 146th Avenue

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