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20-119 Community Participation Support

Diversified Human Services - Developmental Services | Charleroi, PA | Part Time

Job Description

DIVERSIFIED HUMAN SERVICES, INC.

                                                                                                       

JOB VACANCY NOTICE

Become a leader…Become an innovator…Make a difference in your community and join the premier nonprofit human services company in the region.   Come join our team and build a career with SPHS!

 

POSITION:                        Community Participation Support Professional (Part-Time)

                                          Riverside Horizons-Charleroi, PA

 

PAY GRADE:                    4

 

WAGE:                              $10.51/hr. (opportunities for advancement within the Agency)

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:            

  • Implements both facility and community based therapeutic care, training and habilitation of adults with   Intellectual Disabilities who attend Riverside Horizons.
  • Responsible for providing transportation, supervision, and care of 1-6 individuals in integrated                    community setting.
  • Works as part of a team, while facility-based, to provide care and pursue desired activities for individuals   present at the facility.
  • Supports in developing skills and competencies needed to pursue competitive integrated employment.
  • Assist in the development of fine motor skills.
  • Participates in community opportunities related to the development of hobbies or leisure/cultural            interests or to promote personal health and wellness.
  • Assist with teaching clients to navigate the local community, including learning to use public and/or           private transportation and other transportation options available in local areas.
  • Develop and/or maintain social networks and reciprocal relationships with members of the community.
  • Assist participants, caregivers and providers with identifying and utilizing supports not funded through     the program.
  • Assists in developing and updating active goal plans based on ongoing assessments, evaluations,                observations and interviews.
  • Completes service notes and all required documentation in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Adheres to all policies, laws, regulations and codes of ethics and confidentiality as outlined by federal       and state laws, as well as agency policies and procedures.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:                

  • High School Diploma or GED.              
  • Ability to transport oneself daily to the facility in an insured vehicle.
  • Must be available to work Monday through Friday-9:00AM to 3:00PM.
  • Must not be excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid or any other federal health care program.
  • Subject to pre-employment and random or targeted drug testing.
  • Must have a valid Pennsylvania Driver's License and safe driving record.
  • Must successfully obtain Criminal History Clearance from the PA State Police and FBI Fingerprint Clearances.
  • Ability to lift or assist in lifting individuals, as may be required.
  • Ability to move and/or lift program equipment and supplies weighing up to 30 pounds.
  • Ability to read, write, comprehend, follow written and verbal instructions, as well as supervisory direction.  

 

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#20-119.

 

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