Direct Support Professional

  • Friendship Community
  • Lititz, PA, USA
  • Feb 21, 2018
Full time Entry Level Health Care Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Friendship Community is seeking Direct Support Professionals to assist Individuals in Residential Group Homes, Day Program and Home-Based Services, which are located throughout Lancaster and Lebanon Counties.

Direct Support Professionals assist Individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities with activities of daily living. Responsibilities include: providing personal care, assisting with meal preparation, transportation using organizational vehicles, light housekeeping, medication administration, community outings etc. Direct Support Professionals provide for the overall well being of Individuals including emotional support, companionship, privacy and dignity. On-the- job training , no experience necessary. Available positions include Full-Time, Part-Time, Weekends, Overnight, limited Day-Time positions, and Student On-Call.

High school diploma preferred, valid PA driver’s license for at least 6 months, and 18 years of age or older. Assist Individuals with their mobility by using walking aids, mechanical lifts, splints, positioning, and transferring through safe and approved techniques up to 50 lbs.