220 Brookdale Drive
Springfield, MA 01104
|Salary Range:||Location:||$15+ Per Hour||AGAWAM, MA|
|Job Type:||Category:||Full Time||Human Services|
|Education Level:||Work Experience:|
|High School or Equivalent|
CPR, First Aid, MAP, Safety Care - Preference: Preferred|
|Love direct care but want to utilize your supervisory skills and potential?|
Pathlight is looking for experienced Direct Support Professionals to step into DSP 4 positions in Agawam and West Springfield. These positions parallel Supervisor and Assistant Manager Positions.
Summary of Position:
Perform a variety of routine direct care duties to support and instruct individuals with developmental disabilities, and to promote their dignity, safety, health, welfare rights and development, including advanced medical and behavioral treatment. Guide staff and perform other duties requiring advanced training beyond Direct Support Professional 3 duties, in compliance with Pathlight and applicable governing agency policies, procedures and regulations.
Reports to Program Manager
Benefits Offered: *for eligible employees after applicable wait periods*
Paid Time Off
Paid AAA Membership
Paid Sick Time
Discounts on car insurance
Verizon Wireless plan and accessory discounts
Short Term Disability
403 (b) MassMutual Retirement Services
Minimum 18 years of age.
High School diploma or equivalent.
Valid driver's license. Reliable transportation, as required by program.
Have an acceptable driving record
Provide two professional references
Thorough knowledge of a specialized field such as human services or general health care involving skills knowledge and the application of basic theory, equal to 2 years college.
Knowledge and experience required:
Knowledge of Human Services field, direct care services, individuals with developmental disabilities, basic teaching instruction requiring some advanced skills knowledge.
Diversified duties involving an intensive knowledge of general health care and the use of a wide range of procedures. Requires the use of judgment in the lead and coordination of services for assigned program, and in the determination of the best actions to be taken within the limits of accepted practice.
Work with confidential data such as employee and client records which if disclosed, could have significant internal effect or minor external effect.
Plus additional specialized training including requirements for basic First Aid, Fire Safety, CPR, Human Rights, Medication Administration, etc.
Advancement in DSP roles with demonstrated competencies through completion of division and agency trainings as determined by the division requirements and the needs of the program site.