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The Jewish Board Sr Direct Support Professional in United States

Sr Direct Support Professional in Staten Island at The Jewish Board

Date Posted:10/14/2021

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:

Full-Time

  • Location:

    Staten Island

  • Job Type:

Other

  • Experience:

Not Specified

  • Date Posted:

10/14/2021

Job DescriptionMake a bigger difference

WORKING WITH US

The Jewish Board delivers innovative, best-in-class mental and behavioral health services to over 45,000 New Yorkers each year. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families, to children, teens, and adults. That adds up to countless opportunities to use your skills, training, and compassion to make a difference in the lives of others.

Similarly, we support our employees through benefits like, professional development opportunities and paid training. Some of our other benefits include:

  • 15 agency holidays and 15 sick days in addition to 3 weeks’ vacation at start

  • Health/dental/vision plans that are subsidized up to 80%

  • Access to 403(b) retirement benefits and a pension

  • Tuition assistance and educational loan forgiveness

  • Unlimited opportunities for employee referral bonuses

ABOUT THE JOB

Geller House is a 24/7 short-term residential center in Staten Island that provides rapid intervention, assessments, treatment services, education, social and recreational activities for at-risk adolescent’s ages 11-16 years old who are struggling with family and trauma related issues including; long-term abuse, neglect, substance abuse and mental illness.

The Senior Direct Support Processional Geller House will be responsible for all duties performed by the Direct Support Professional, working with adolescents in the residential treatment setting, and for ensuring that those portions of the treatment plan which deals with day today and independent living skills are implemented

TO QUALIFY

The Jewish Board is currently looking for professional individuals of all cultures, religions, races, and gender expressions with the following qualifications:

  • A High School diploma or GED equivalent is required

  • A current, valid clean driver’s license is required for this position and throughout all DSP positions

  • At least 2 years of prior regular, in‑house experience in a residential setting, with a similar population

  • Necessary core competencies include: ability to commit, empathetic capacity, compassion, dedication and a willingness to learn

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

Other details

  • Job Family Direct Care [200s]

  • Pay Type Hourly

  • Employment Indicator 8857 - Case Worker - Social Services - Traveling

  • Travel Required Yes

  • Required Education High School

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