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20-003 RPW, Enhanced Behavior Support

Diversified Human Services, Inc. | Charleroi, PA | Full Time

Job Description

DIVERSIFIED HUMAN SERVICES, INC.

                                                            JOB VACANCY NOTICE

POSITION:                           Residential Program Worker-Enhanced Behavior Support (Full-Time)

                                              CLA/Developmental Services                   

 

PAY GRADE:                       12

 

WAGE:                                 $34,424 (as a minimum) 

                                              40 hr. work week

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:                               

  •  Aids program client daily with the implementation of the Individual Support Plan while utilizing knowledge and   expertise in the fields of mental health and behavior supports.
  •  Candidate will work primarily evening and weekend shifts using their expertise in the field of behavioral health to   provide care and recreation to a young adult male with intellectual disabilities. 
  • Provides hands-on instruction to client to implement Individual Support Plans and client development.
  • Conducts recreational and social activities with individuals, as assigned.
  • Participates in regular staff training to develop basic knowledge and skills necessary to assist individuals.
  • Maintains proper condition, cleanliness and safety of residential site, and responds appropriately to emergency situations.
  • Adheres to all policies, laws, regulations and codes of ethics and confidentiality as outlined by federal and state laws, and agency policies and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work or related human services field from an accredited college or university.
  • Must have work experience in the implementation of behavior support plans and/or mental health treatment plans.
  • Must have a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License and safe driving record.
  • Compliance with pre-employment and routine drug testing is required.
  • Must successfully obtain Criminal History Clearance from the Pennsylvania State Police, Child Abuse Clearance from the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services and FBI Fingerprint Clearances.   
  • Must not be excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any other federal health care program.
  • Ability to safely operate a variety of vehicles.
  • Ability to assist and/or lift adult individuals, as may be required.
  • Ability to move and/or lift program equipment and supplies weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to work independently following established policies and procedures, including emergency situations.
  • Ability to display an understanding and empathetic attitude when dealing with clients and communicating with family members.
  • Ability to work split shifts and flexibility to move to various center locations, if program needs dictate.

QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS SHOULD VISIT OUR WEBSITE http://www.sphs.org/employment.html FOR CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES OR STOP INTO THE HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE AT 300 CHAMBER PLAZA, CHARLEROI, PA.    POSTING#20-003.

 

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