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Date Posted03/08/2023
Job TitleDay Hab Direct Support Professional
StateNew York
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Newly hired, full-time, DSP’s will receive a $2,000 bonus after completion of 1-year of active, full-time employment. Positions available in Orangeburg and New City, NY.

Job Description
Abbott House is seeking compassionate Direct Support Professionals (DSP) to work directly with adults with intellectual disabilities while promoting their personal, physical and emotional wellbeing. The primary role of the Direct Support Professional is to work alongside the people we support in order to help them to achieve their personal goals. The DSP ensures the delivery of Habilitation services, service plans or other OPWDD supports and documents and verifies daily data collection.

About Abbott House
Abbott House is an innovative community-based organization that helps children, families, adults and people with intellectual and developmental disabilities with complex needs build lasting foundations for a promising future. We operate programs in the New York Metropolitan area and Hudson Valley.

Key Responsibilities
1. Establish positive working relationships with persons receiving services, co-workers, management and the public.
2. Maintain a professional demeanor when interacting with parents, guardians and other professionals.
3. Implement outlined Habilitation and Behavioral Support plans/programs.
4. Assist with personal care of persons receiving support as needed.
5. Administer prescribed medications to persons receiving supports after successful completion of AMAP medication administration course.
6. Assist individuals with planning and participating in the community activities.
7. Drive agency vehicles for transportation of persons receiving supports and adheres to all related vehicle operation policies.

About You

You are the ideal candidate if you enjoy working in the social services field while empowering underserved communities. Being compassionate, reliable, self-motivated, and a team player are critical attributes to be successful in this role.

You have a High school diploma or GED
You have a valid driver’s license
You have at least 1 years of experience working with people with intellectual disabilities
You have good counseling, communication, and interpersonal skills

What We Offer:
Professional growth opportunities
Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug and Vision Care benefits with premiums substantially paid by for employees, employee families and domestic partners
Generous vacation, holiday, sick time and personal time off benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Company paid life insurance and long-term Disability Insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Short-term disability and Workers Compensation benefits
Paid Family Leave Program
Employee Recognition Awards

Job Type: Full-time (40 hours)

Salary: $16.00-$17.60 per hour

To Apply - Submit resume with cover letter indicating position of interest to:

NameCarline Cham
Company NameAbbott House
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