Direct Support Professional - F/T, P/T, Weekends. All Shifts
Company: Adults & Children With Learning & Developmental Di
Location: Kings Park
Posted on: May 14, 2022
Direct Support Professional - Residential
Help Others to ASPIRE HIGHER!
When a group of families came together in 1957 to find services for
their children with developmental disabilities, ACLD was born.
Today, we are a leading not-for-profit agency employing 1200+ staff
and providing over 70 program sites in Nassau and Suffolk. ACLD
assists children, teens and adults in reaching the highest level of
independence with the freedom to ASPIRE HIGHER in their hopes,
dreams and accomplishments. We are currently seeking a few
exceptional people who have a passion to create a meaningful impact
in the lives of the amazing people we support.
We have great opportunities for positive, motivated individuals to
work in a residential setting assisting adults diagnosed with
intellectual/developmental disabilities in becoming self-sufficient
and self-actualized. Get in on the ground floor and train for an
entry level career in the healthcare/education field!
In this position, you will:
- Help residents achieve/exceed their personal goals
- Provide structure and emotional support
- Assist in resolving behavioral issues
- Help people supported with personal hygiene needs
- Complete detailed, accurate documentation
- Transport program participants to and from medical appointments
and recreation activities using Agency vehicles
- Clean, valid NYS Driver s license
- High School diploma or equivalent
- Some experience working with the intellectually and
developmentally disabled population preferred; but will train.
Cooking and light housekeeping may be required.
- Must obtain and maintain AMAP (within six months of hire) and
- Prior experience as Caregiver, Care Assistant, Personal
Assistant, Resident Assistant, Direct Care Worker, Nursing
Assistant, Home Care Aide or Companion is a plus
Apply online at www.acld.org or text us for more information at
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