Arc of Monroe County Direct Support Professional - Henrietta Day Services in Rochester, New York

Direct Support Professional - Henrietta Day Services

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Direct Support Professional Openings Available!

SIGN-ON BONUS AVAILABLE! The Arc of Monroe County is looking for compassionate individuals who are dedicated to empowering people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to lead fulfilling and independent lives. As a Direct Support Professional, you will feel rewarded by enhancing the day-to-day experiences of those we support.

No experience needed, just the desire to have fun, build relationships, and enrich the lives of people with disabilities! We provide all education and training.

Locations for full-time staff in and around Rochester, NY, including Henrietta, Fairport and Brighton.

Direct Support Professional Benefit Offerings:

  • Health Insurance with agency contribution

  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • 8 Paid Holidays

  • Advancement opportunities available with DSP Credentialing course

  • Employer Paid term life insurance

  • Retirement plan with Agency match

  • Tuition Reimbursement & Employee Referral Bonus

  • $500.00 sign on bonus for all Direct Support Professional’s hired into Day Services ($250 upon completion of 6 months of successful employment, and $250 upon completion of one year of successful employment).

Required Skills

  • Be a friend and advocate

  • Help people find fun activities that interest them

  • Reinforce the importance of making safe and healthy lifestyle choices

  • Grow positive relationships with families or guardians, and be their go-to contact

  • Provide exemplary support in hygiene guidance, enjoying meals, as well as maintaining appointments and schedules

  • Assist with medical needs, including transportation to and from doctor’s appointments

Required Experience

  • High School diploma/G.E.D.

  • Valid NYS driver’s license with reliable transportation to and from work

  • Excellent communications skills

  • History of smiling, helping and actively supporting people in and out of wheelchairs or transportation

You would be a good fit if your background includes Human Services, Teaching Assistant, Paraprofessional, Personal Care Aide, Home Health Aide, Certified Nursing Assistant, Customer Service, being collaborative, empathetic and caring.

Job Location

Rochester, New York, United States

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