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Direct Support Professional 1 (HCBS) - (Binghamton, Cortland, Norwich, Ithaca)

Company: ELMCREST CHILDRENS CENTER INC
Location: Binghamton
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Job DetailsLevelEntryJob LocationBinghamton Office - Binghamton, NYRemote TypeN/APosition TypePart Time / Per DiemEducation LevelHigh SchoolSalary Range$14.00 - $20.00 HourlyTravel PercentageRoad WarriorJob ShiftFlexibleJob CategoryUndisclosedDescriptionAre you looking for a per diem or part time position to supplement your lifestyle and/or income?Elmcrest Children's Center has immediate openings for Direct Support Professionals whose primary responsibility is supporting individuals with developmental, medical, or mental health needs. This position is unique in terms of compensation. Bi-weekly performance based bonuses are available to those who qualify, earning up to $20.00 / hour. This opportunity can be discussed during the interview process. Position Statement:As a DSP 1, you will work under the direction of the Regional Supervisor. You will be responsible for providing Planned Respite and/or Caregiver/Family Supports and Services in a high quality manner to children and their families. The job duties include, but are not limited to:scheduling visits with children and familiesplanning high-quality services that address the goals in the service planproviding direct service to youth and families in caredocumentationIn addition, you must be willing and able to work cooperatively with other professionals involved on each case. DSP 1 positions are either part time (10-29 hours weekly) or per diem (less than 10 hours weekly).Qualifications:High school diploma or equivalentRelated experience working with individuals with developmental medical, or mental health needsAbility to be flexible, empathetic, and work both independently and on a teamStrong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills, as well as a strong attention to detailEffective problem-solving skillsSelf-confidence and an ability to work with a variety of peopleBase pay: $14.00 / hour with potential to earn up to $20.00 / hourQualificationsSuccessful candidates will have:Excellent communication skills, including oral, listening, written, and inter-personal.Effective problem-solving skills.Self-confidence and an ability to work with children and young adults with a variety of needs.Computer skills, including Microsoft Word and Outlook.Exceptional customer service and collaboration skills.Valid, unrestricted driver's license with reliable transportation.Compliance with required background checks, including fingerprinting and drug testing.Flexibility in scheduling that may occasionally include evening and/or weekend hours.Previous experience in working with individuals with developmental, medical, or mental health needs is preferred.

Keywords: ELMCREST CHILDRENS CENTER INC, Binghamton , Direct Support Professional 1 (HCBS) - (Binghamton, Cortland, Norwich, Ithaca), Other , Binghamton, New York

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