Direct Support Professional
- Job Summary: This position is responsible for providing direct support, positive direction, and assistance to individuals in accordance with program policies and procedures; and personal outcome measures.
- Essential Job Functions: Provides supports to people served by assisting in the development and implementation of all Habilitation Plans, assisting people in achieving their personal goals and desires, providing interaction and choices for activities that support a meaningful day, and supporting people to be independent in activities of daily living. Obtains and maintains all required certifications and trainings and applies the information to support people served; maintains open communication and cooperative work effort with supervisor and supports the Mission of A-1 Universal Care, Inc. Qualified candidates will be responsible for ensuring people’s rights are respected and that you are familiar with their goals and interest. This position requires the ability to communicate verbally and in writing, organizational skills and the ability to be reliable and dependable.
- Minimum Requirements: Qualified applicants must be able to transport individuals in their community. Must have at least a High school diploma/GED. One year experience in a human service field preferred. Valid NYS License required. Required Criminal Background Checks and Statewide Central Register Checks are completed for all potential hires.