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Direct Support Professional

Company: Merakey
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

External DescriptionAre you looking for an opportunity to advance your career while working with an extraordinary team? At Merakey, we put heart and soul into everything we do. We are seeking a Direct Support Professionalto join our team at our program in Virginia Beach.Enhanced Pay optionEarn $14/hour with the selection of the Enhanced Pay Option.Position Details The Direct Support Professional (DSP) is responsible for supporting individuals through teaching, coaching, modeling, and accompanying individuals with disabilities so that they are involved in family, neighborhood, civic, cultural and religious activities and events. In a variety of settings, the DSP will work with individuals with varying degrees of medical and mental health diagnoses and abilities. DSP uphold dignity and respect of individual(s) served by promoting person-centered care while documenting and assisting activities of daily living in a safe and sanitary environment.BenefitsMerakey offers Medical, Dental, Vision insurance plans, competitive compensation plans, Work/Life balance, flexible schedules, cell phone discount plan, employee referral bonuses, tuition reimbursement and much more!To Apply:To fill out an on-line application - www.merakey.org/careersRequisition number: About MerakeyMerakey is a leading developmental, behavior health, and education non-profit provider with a fifty-year history. We offer a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country. Our believe that every individual has the right to achieve growth, dignity and fulfillment guides all of our decisions. At Merakey, we care about each other and are committed to providing the very best care to those we serve. Merakey strictly follows a zero-tolerance policy for abuse.Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer! We deeply value diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ethnic background, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or disability status. Moreover, we are committed to creating teams that reflect the diversity of the communities we serve and encourage applicants from underrepresented backgrounds to apply.RequirementsHS Diploma or GEDMust be at least 18 years oldAbility to operate a vehicle and possess a valid driver's license Preferred 1+ year experience in a home health aide setting or school setting working with people who have intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Keywords: Merakey, Virginia Beach , Direct Support Professional, Other , Virginia Beach, Virginia

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