Full Time & Per Diem Direct Support Professionals, Long Island, NY—Hempstead, Wantagh & Ronkonkoma

Shifts:

Weekdays, Evenings, Nights and Weekends; some flexibility in scheduling

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Interact with consumers
  • Escort & supervise consumers in community activities
  • Provide consumers with POSITIVE reinforcement
  • Direct consumers’ personal routines
  • Prepare meals following established menus
  • Assist consumers during meals, including utilizing adaptive eating equipment
  • Maintain order, safety & cleanliness of consumers and program areas

Supervisory Responsibilities:

None

Qualified Candidates Will Meet the Following Requirements:

  • Valid New York State Driver’s License
  • Experience working with individuals who have developmental disabilities
  • High School diploma or GED

Preferred Experience:

  • AMAP, CPR, SCIP-R or other related certifications
  • Knowledge of OPWDD regulations

Forward a resume and cover letter to: HR@HelenKeller.org Subject: DSP - FULL-TIME or PER DIEM [MUST identify which position]

Please Send Resume and Cover Letter to: HR@HelenKeller.org

No phone calls—Principals only