Direct Support Professional (1170-194)

Direct Support Professional Openings Available!
SIGN-ON BONUS AVAILABLE! The Arc of Monroe County is looking for compassionate individuals who are dedicated to empowering people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to lead fulfilling and independent lives. As a Direct Support Professional, you will feel rewarded by enhancing the day-to-day experiences of those we support.
No experience needed, just the desire to have fun, build relationships, and enrich the lives of people with disabilities! We provide all education and training.
We have 30 different residential homes where we have immediate openings for full-time, part-time and per diem staff. We are located on the East, West, North and South sides of Rochester, so we have the right location for you!
Direct Support Professional Benefits Offered
Health Insurance with agency contribution
Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
8 Paid Holidays
Advancement opportunities available with DSP Credentialing course
Employer Paid term life insurance
Retirement plan with Agency match
Tuition Reimbursement & Employee Referral Bonus
$500.00 sign on bonus for all Direct Support Professional's hired into Residential ($250 upon completion of 6 months of successful employment, and $250 upon completion of one year of successful employment).
Required Skills
Be a friend and advocate
Help people find fun activities that interest them
Reinforce the importance of making safe and healthy lifestyle choices
Grow positive relationships with families or guardians, and be their go-to contact
Provide exemplary support in hygiene guidance, enjoying meals, as well as maintaining appointments and schedules
Assist with medical needs, including transportation to and from doctor's appointments
Required Experience
High School diploma/G.E.D.
Valid NYS driver's license with reliable transportation to and from work
Excellent communications skills
History of smiling, helping and actively supporting people in and out of wheelchairs or transportation
You would be a good fit if your background includes Human Services, Teaching Assistant, Paraprofessional, Personal Care Aide, Home Health Aide, Certified Nursing Assistant, Customer Service, being collaborative, empathetic and caring.

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