Blended Direct Support Professional in Amherst, NY
Autism Services, Inc. Posted: 2020-09-29
Amherst, NY 14228
Various Residential Locations.
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*Phone interviews and online training available.
SCHEDULE: (4) days at the assigned Day Habilitation site from 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (totaling 28 hours) and one (1) 8 hour weekend shift at the assigned residential site.
The Blended DSP is to be a contributing member of the Adult Day Habilitation and Residential Programs interdisciplinary team. To support the person while they are participating in meaningful activities as indicated by Person Centered Planning. Provides awake supervision of individuals and property during shift hours. Provides a safe, clean environment for all residents.
* High School Diploma, GED or willingness to enroll in a high school equivalency program and obtain a high school equivalent diploma within 6 months of employment.
* Valid New York State driver's license.
* Ability to meet physical requirements of the position when performing the following: standing, walking, sitting, grasping, bending, stooping, squatting, kneeling and climbing.
* Ability to move, reposition, and lift and transfer individuals as required by prescribed program/ plan.