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compensation: Commensurate with education and experience level, 2 pay increases in 1st year
employment type: full-time
non-profit organization

InVision Human Services is an innovative, non-profit human services organization providing customized supports for adult men and women with challenging disabilities. We are currently seeking dedicated, enthusiastic Direct Support Professionals to support a Lehigh Valley resident who communicates through American Sign Language. Employees will receive two pay raises within the first year of employment and may earn a third, performance-based increase as well. Minimum rate to start is $12.50. These are 2.5 day live-in, block shift openings, so there is no daily commute to work! You drive to the worksite, work your block shift, and then drive home! .

Job Duties Include:

• Assist person supported with daily living requirements including but not limited to meal preparation, medication administration, and personal care.
• Manage significant social and behavioral challenges in a supportive, non-restrictive manner. Experience supporting with individuals with intellectual disabilities, mental health challenges, and/or autism is highly desirable.
• Provide transportation and scheduling assistance for medical appointments, therapy sessions, and social outings.
• Document and account for all financial transactions related to person supported.
• Implement and document all supports as specified in the Individual Support Plan.

Job Requirements:

• ASL Experience strongly preferred, but willing to train those who are committed to learning.
• Applicants must be 18 years of age, possess a valid driver's license, and have access to a vehicle.
• Bachelor's degree in Psychology or related field or HS diploma/GED with three years related human service experience.
• Ability to utilize email and assorted computer programs.
• Ability to read and comprehend written reports/regulations and provide written documentation in a clear and understandable manner.
• Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
• Must successfully pass all pre-employment screenings including criminal background, employment verification, and physical examination.

Work Schedule:

The incumbent will be scheduled to work live-in block shifts that are 2½ days (56 continuous hours with two sleep periods). Current openings are:
• Sunday night through Wednesday afternoon.
• Wednesday morning through Friday afternoon.

InVision Human Services offers competitive wage rates, full medical, vision, & dental coverage, life insurance, 401k, and excellent paid leave time for full-time employees.

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InVision Human Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
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post id: 6792273475


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