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Achieve Direct Support Professional - Part Time - Chenango County in Norwich, New York

Direct Support Professional - Part Time - Chenango County

Norwich, NY (


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Direct Support Professional - Part Time

Part time, on call, flexible hours

Wage: $17.00/hr (plus $1.00/hr shift differential for overnight shifts)


  • On Call - Part Time Variable position allows you work or pick up shifts that fit into your schedule.

  • On call Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) can work 0-29 hours a week but are required to pick up at least one shift per month.

Are you seeking meaning and purpose in your work life? Do you want to help people discover their unique abilities, promote independence, create friendships, and make a difference every day? ACHIEVE has immediate human services openings for caring staff members who want to positively impact the people we serve!

ACHIEVE operates homes for people with varying levels of disabilities while providing support to the residents for community activities and work.

  • Enjoying our local parks

  • Shopping

  • Eating at local restaurants

  • Volunteering for local organizations

These are a few of the things a Direct Support Professional will do:

  • Provide training and assistance to the people who receive services in order to help them develop and/or improve independent living skills such as cooking, housekeeping, laundry skills, grocery shopping, etc.

  • Provide assistance and training to people who receive services to assist them in developing and/or improving personal care skills; i.e. showering, tooth brushing, toileting, bathing, etc.

  • Providing training in money management such as budgeting, banking and making appropriate purchases.

  • Administering medications and documentation according to procedure.

  • Accompanying people who live in the homes to the grocery stores and other stores for on-site training in purchasing.

  • Transporting people who receive services and assisting with appointments, recreational and/or other activities as needed.

  • Must physically be able to perform required certifications and lift 50 pounds

What attributes are we seeking in a DSP?

Someone who has initiative and is: caring, respectful, positive, dependable, punctual, and likes to work as part of a close team.

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  • A driver’s license and good driving record acceptable to the Agency’s insurance carrier.

  • High School GraduateorGED

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