Website Keystone Human Services

Direct Support Professional

Keystone Human Services

http://KHS.org

1112 Kennebec Dr, Chambersburg, PA 17201

7174611981

[email protected]

Location
Chambersburg, PA
Date Posted
October 5, 2021
Category
Non Profit and Social Services
Job Type
FULL-TIME

Keystone Human Services is the parent organization of six nonprofit subsidiary companies. We work to create an environment where all people, regardless of ability, can grow, make choices and be valued and contributing members of the community. In this vision, we see the welfare of all people being vested in the welfare of each individual.  Our services include the areas of intellectual disabilities, autism, mental health, Head Start, and an internationally accredited service dog program.

Keystone Human Services is currently seeking Direct Support Professionals to join our team of professionals in making a positive difference in the lives of our neighbors and the community.

The Work:

Create a healthy, engaging, typical home for people with intellectual disabilities
Teach and assist with daily living skills like cooking and light housekeeping
Provide and assist with direct care such as personal care and hygiene
Promote and advocate for the health and wellness of the people supported
Support individuals to become independent, make decisions, and live a meaningful dignified life with valued social roles (ex: friend, neighbor, student, employee)
Provide transportation within the community and to medical appointments as necessary

The Perks:

$500 Sign on bonus eligible per incentive guidelines ​
Knowing you make a difference everyday
Full Time, Part Time, and Casual hours available
$14.50 per hour
Competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K, and more
Generous paid time off program
Extensive training and learning opportunities
Career development and advancement

Minimum Requirements:

Valid driver’s license with daily access to a privately maintained and insured vehicle
At least 18 years of age
Basic computer skills with the ability to utilize internal software programs
Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
Successful completion of required trainings within specified timeframes, including First Aid and CPR certifications and others mandated by regulations
Successful completion of the pre-employment process, including motor vehicle record and criminal background checks

Preferred Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent
Keystone Human Services is committed to an inclusive workplace that does not discriminate against race, nationality, religion, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other protected characteristic under federal, state or local law. We believe in diversity and encourage any qualified individual to apply.

 

Disclaimer: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this job. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

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