Direct Support Professional PRN

The Mentor Network Pittston , PA 18640

Posted 6 days ago

Pennsylvania MENTOR, a member of the Sevita family, provides services for adults and youth in nurturing and safe environments where they can achieve and maintain independence. We offer a wide range of programs; therapeutic foster care, CRR Host Home Programming, Behavioral Health Services, Case Management and services for programs for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and medically complex conditions.

Direct Support Professional/Caregiver

Would you like to make a difference every day in someone's life? Based in community settings, and working closely with our clinical staff to support therapeutic and behavioral plans, DSPs provide assistance and strategies to the individuals we serve to live as independently as possible.

  • Transportation and support out in the community: outings/field trips, medical appointments, and shopping

  • Assist with daily living skills including meal preparation and assist with medication administration

  • Provide guidance on a range of developmental goals from community participation, household budgeting, exercise, nutrition, and supporting vocational responsibilities

  • Support persons served with living skills such as personal hygiene, grooming, and/or bathing

  • Assist individuals we serve to redirect agitated or aggressive behaviors

Qualifications:

  • Must be minimum of 18 years of age

  • Six months of experience in human services preferred

  • Valid driver's license in good standing

  • Successful clearance of background checks

  • A reliable, responsible attitude

  • A compassionate approach and a commitment to quality in everything you do

Why Join Us?

  • Full, Part-time, and As Needed schedules available

  • Full compensation/benefits package for employees working 30+ hours/week

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Paid time off and holiday pay

  • Rewarding work, impacting the lives of those you serve, working alongside a great team of coworkers

  • Enjoy job security with nationwide career development and advancement opportunities

We have meaningful work for you - come join our team - Apply Today!

Sevita is a leading provider of home and community-based specialized health care. We believe that everyone deserves to live a full, more independent life. We provide people with quality services and individualized supports that lead to growth and independence, regardless of the physical, intellectual, or behavioral challenges they face. We've made this our mission for more than 50 years. And today, our 40,000 team members continue to innovate and enhance care for the 50,000 individuals we serve.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets

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