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Employment

Direct Support Professional

Job Title
Direct Support Professional
Job ID
27394622
Location
Meadville,  PA 16335
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Description

Direct Support Professional /  Caregiver - Part Time, $11.40 per hour

EHCA is seeking a Direct Support Professional / Caregiver who shares our values and embraces the opportunity to care for residents with physical and intellectual disabilities in the Meadville area.

Direct Support Professional Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Valid Drivers License

Direct Support Professional Job Duties:

  • Implements individual client programs by following written objectives and plans. Records observations, completes any assigned attendance data, summarizes data and writes daily          progress notes.
  • Participates in planning and carrying out individualized client programs.
  • Provides input and assists in planning and guiding clients in social, recreational, work and other activities.
  • Cooks and shops with clients and provides training in such skills.
  • Transports the consumers in Agency and personal vehicles when needed.
  • Helps and supports the clients in coping with day-to-day problems and reports observations on individual behavior.
  • Attends staff meetings and participates as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team.
  • Provides overall care and services which the client needs.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Benefits Offered:

All Employees: 401k with Employer Match up to 4%, Wellness Program, Employee Referral Program, Family Friendly Events

20 - 29 Hour per Week Position: Sick Time, Holiday Time, Paid Time Off, Vision Insurance (no cost for employee & dependents)

30 - 40 Hour per Week Position: All the above, Medical Insurance at $10 per pay for employee (option to purchase for dependents), Dental Insurance 

The mission of EHCA is to assist people with disabilities to live rich and fulfilling lives. 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. 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. For more information about EHCA please visit, ehca.org. 

If you are interested in learning more about the Direct Support Professional position email haley.james@ehca.org

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