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Direct Support Professional (DSP 1) CIP

Company: Continuum of Care
Location: New Haven
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Vaccine Mandate - All employees are required to be fully vaccinated prior to hire, absent an approved accommodation. May be required to practice social distancing/universal precautions, wearing of masks regardless of vaccination status, including daily temperature checks.Job Title: Direct Support Professional DSP - 1 & DSP - 2 and Community Support Assistance (DSP 2 must be med certified and able to pass meds)Status: Hourly: Full Time Part Time Per DiemDepartment: Developmental Disabilities ServicesScope of Service: The Direct Support Professional is responsible for a variety of duties related to the overall care of the individuals with Intellectual Disabilities, enabling each person to live a valued and meaningful life. Support and care shall be delivered in the most respectful and dignified manner. The DSP assists each individual to live in a home of their own, develop and support reciprocal relationships, and become part of their community. The DSP supports individuals to learn and enhance activities of daily living, fosters involvement in social and community activities and supports personal care needs as required. CNA's and HHA's are encouraged to apply. Performs other duties as assigned. EOE.QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's or Associate's Degree preferred with minimum of one years' experience, working in a related human services field. High School Diploma or equivalent considered with a minimum of three years' experience working in the field.
  • Valid Connecticut Driver's license with clean driving record is required.
  • Certification as a Direct Support Professional preferred
  • Completion of certifications of CPR & First Aid, PMT, and all others required through DDS and CoC.
  • Computer skills required to navigate agency electronic record, access email, and complete documentation.
  • Available to work evenings, weekends, and overnights as required.Excellent benefits, PTO and generous matching 401 (k) planFollowing locations have vacant positions available as per diem and can be moved into a FT/PT position once individuals are scheduled.
    • Meriden, CT
      • New Haven, CT
      • Shelton, CTHours available between 11a-7p Sunday - Thursday or 11a -7p Tuesday - Saturday. Staff must be willing to use their own vehicle, Tablet Apps and emails.Work Remotely
        • NoJob Types: Full-time, Part-time, TemporaryPay: $16.50 - $17.68 per hourBenefits:
          • 401(k)
          • 401(k) matching
          • Dental insurance
          • Employee assistance program
          • Flexible spending account
          • Health insurance
          • Health savings account
          • Life insurance
          • Paid time off
          • Referral program
          • Retirement plan
          • Vision insuranceSchedule:
            • 10 hour shift
            • 8 hour shift
            • Day shift
            • Holidays
            • Monday to Friday
            • Night shift
            • Weekend availabilitySupplemental Pay:
              • Signing bonusCOVID-19 considerations:All employees are required to be fully vaccinated prior to hire, absent an approved accommodation. May be required to practice social distancing/universal precautions, wearing of masks regardless of vaccination status, including daily temperature checks.Application Question(s):
                • Please indicate which program you are applying for.
                • Have you ever worked for Continuum of Care? If yes, which program were you hired to work.Education:
                  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)License/Certification:
                    • CPR Certification (Preferred)
                    • First Aid Certification (Preferred)
                    • DDS Med Certification (Preferred)
                    • DDS PMT Certified (Preferred)
                    • Driver's License (Required)Work Location: Multiple Locations

Keywords: Continuum of Care, New Haven , Direct Support Professional (DSP 1) CIP, Other , New Haven, Connecticut

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