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Direct Support Professional / Residential Caregiver - Full- Time, 2nd Shift, TEAM LEAD

Job Title
Direct Support Professional / Residential Caregiver - Full- Time, 2nd Shift, TEAM LEAD
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Erie,  PA 16505
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Direct Support Professional/ Team Leader/ Residential Caregiver job, Full-Time, 2nd Shift on the West Side (Millcreek) Erie, PA.

EHCA is seeking a Direct Support Professional / Team Leader to provide overall direct/personal care and program services for the Agency’s clients. This is for a full-time job opportunity in on the West Side (Millcreek) Erie, PA.

A great deal of experience as a Direct Support Professional is required.  Ability to perform client care services requiring manual, observational, and judgmental skills.  Excellent literacy skills required. 

Must be able to implement individualized programs following written objectives and plans; record all necessary information, observations, and daily progress notes.  Immediate supervision of shift(s) as assigned (when CHC is not on duty). Provide needed direction to co-workers to ensure that residents care and daily needs are provided, goals completed, health and safety needs are met.

Direct Support Professional Job Requirements: 

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED). 

  • 18 years of age or older 

  • Valid Drivers License  

  • Some travel required 

  • Able to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. 

  • Immediate supervision of shifts as assigned 

  • Complete First Aid/CPR training 

For over 100 years, EHCA has been dedicated to individuals and families dealing with life’s challenges. Serving people with intellectual and physical disabilities. EHCA provides compassionate, therapeutic, and medical support to individuals of all ages and all levels of disability while enabling them to live with purpose and dignity. Throughout the years, EHCA- Erie Homes for Children and Adults, Inc. has grown to operate 20 group homes in Erie, Crawford and Venango counties, serving 100+ full-time residents, more than 400 individuals daily, and six community programs throughout four Pennsylvania counties. The goal is to provide a true home environment for residents while meeting their medical, social, and emotional needs. We provide opportunities and choices for individuals to grow to their full potential, coordinating services that maximize ability and participation in a variety of community settings. Visit us at https://ehca.org/employment/ 


If you are interested in learning more about the Direct Support Professional position email shannyn.studstill@ehca.org or apply at www.ehca.org 


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