Caregiver (DSP) Private Home in New Kensington
Primary Location: United States-PA-PANew Kensington
Function:Direct Support Professional (Care Givers)
Come join Pennsylvania MENTOR in the very important work we do supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities, brain injury and emotional, behavioral or medical complexities. Our team is fun, creative, and dedicated to making a difference every day in the lives of the people we serve.
As a Care Provider (Direct Support Professional/DSP), you'll carry out rewarding work, playing an integral and crucial role in the success of our organization. Based in community settings, Care Providers provide assistance with daily activities such as meal preparation, personal hygiene, and medication administration. Our Caregivers may also facilitate community involvement by accompanying individuals on outings in the community or providing transportation to work or other activities. You will also partner with the clinical staff to support the therapeutic and behavioral plans in place to enhance the quality of life for those we support.
Our DSP/Care Providers are the most exemplary reflections of the wonderful mission driven work we do here every day. At the end of your work day, you know you have made a difference in someone’s life.
Whether you have previous experience in a role like this, or this just sounds like the type of impact you want to make, we want to hear from you! Bring the right attitude, we’ll train you for success!
We currently have full time and part time positions available. Evenings and Weekend shifts allow schedules to fit around school, other employment, or family commitments.
What we require of you:
Must be a minimum of 18 years of age
Valid driver’s license in good standing
Successful clearance of background checks
What we offer you:
Flexible, consistent schedules. Full and Part time schedules available
A rewarding work environment with some of the best co-workers you could ask for
Family-oriented environment, casual dress, employee events
A chance to make a difference in people’s lives on a daily basis
Competitive pay rates, paid time off, and benefits for 30+ hour work week
Paid training; Holiday pay
Career development, and advancement opportunities throughout the nation-wide Network
Access to employee discounts with various vendors
A dynamic work environment where no day is ever the same as the next
Founded in 1989, Pennsylvania MENTOR provides an array of home and community-based services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Through flexible, person-centered services including residential and day programs, employment services, behavior management and other supports, Pennsylvania MENTOR empowers individuals to grow and succeed in the communities they call home.
We have a great work environment and you’ll be surrounded with a strong and supportive team of peers, leaders and colleagues. Pennsylvania MENTOR is a partner of The MENTOR Network, a national network of local human services providers offering quality, community-based services. With ~30,000 employees serving ~26,000 consumers in 35 states, you'll have career opportunities from coast to coast. When you join The MENTOR Network, you’ll make a difference every day and help to provide quality of life enhancing services to individuals across the country.
Come join our team of dedicated and caring professionals. Apply Today!