Direct Support Professional, (Evenings)

Direct Support Professional, (Evenings)

Associated Catholic Charities | Pasadena, MD, 21123, US
Salary Range:$24,000 – $32,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 10 days ago

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Description

$2,000 sign on bonus

Catholic Charities is a non-profit organization with a diverse workforce of over 2000 employees of all faiths, ages and ethnicities who help to improve the lives of those we serve. We are the largest private provider of human services in Maryland operating over 80 programs throughout Maryland, serving children and families, people living in poverty, individuals with intellectual disabilities, immigrants, and seniors. Here, you can build a career where you make meaningful differences in the lives of others as we fulfill our mission to love, serve, teach, and work for justice.

Gallagher Services supports adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in living the life of their choice. Adults are supported in living, working and being involved in the community as independently as possible. The Cornerstones of the program are Person-Centered Planning and the mission and values of Catholic Charities.

Catholic Charities of Baltimore is currently seeking a Direct Support Professional who will provides quality living support (physical, social, behavioral, career, and personal) to persons with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (IDD) living and working in the community. The work schedule is:

* Monday through Friday - 3p to 11p

JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Provides hands-on assistance in the home including; individualized supports in transferring, bathing and grooming, and following specific dining protocols and treatments.
* Assists with and teaches skills in laundry, meal preparation, and other household chores.
* Assists doctors' appointments, emergency room, and hospital visits, and contacts on-call nursing appropriately.
* Administers medications according to policies and procedures of Medication technician Training Program/Certified Medication Technician (MTTP/CMT) curriculum, and applicant regulations.
* Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

* High School diploma or GED
* Driving (Agency and/or personal vehicle) is required for this position.
* Must be at least 21 years of age, with a minimum of 2 years of driving experience, and a valid driver's license issued by the state of residence. There can be no state issued restrictions on the licenses that would impede driver's ability to operate the vehicle as required by the Agency, and there must not be more than three (3) points on their driving record.
* Ability to drive multiple Agency vehicles following traffic rules and safety precautions. This includes, but is not limited to, safe driving, and the ability to secure people who use wheelchairs

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:

* Ability to lift a minimum of 75 pounds, stand for periods of time, bend, push wheelchairs, provide physical intervention as necessary, and be able to life and/or transfer people.

Catholic Charities has a COVID Mandated Vaccination policy for all employees, which includes an exemption process.

We offer a wide range of benefits to meet the ever-changing needs of our employees including but not limited to:

* Health/Dental/Vision
* Vacation/sick/holiday pay
* 403(b) Retirement Plan with a discretionary employer contribution
* Tuition Reimbursement

Join Catholic Charities of Baltimore where you will be an important member of a trauma-informed care organization that promotes a culture of safety, empowerment, healing, and self-care, and that believes that every person has infinite worth and promise.

Catholic Charities is an equal opportunity employer