Direct Support Professional Substitute, Residential
Summary: The Arc of Union County, a leading provider of Person Centered human services to individuals with intellectual disabilities. Support Professional Substitute, Residential provides a safe, secure, and dependable support and assistance in areas that are necessary for service recipients to achieve full social inclusion, independence, personal and economic well-being. The Residential Support Substitute focuses on improving the quality of life of service recipients. The incumbent implements and facilitates behavioral/habilitation plans, teaching and monitoring skills development and providing support and mentoring for all service recipients through a person centered approach. The incumbent considers the unique characteristics and needs of the individual as expressed by the individual and others who know the person, such as family, friends, service providers, etc. The service recipient is included in problem-solving, and decision-making, and ensuring that services are provided in a non-intrusive manner. The incumbent is to maintain a positive, healthy and stimulating environment for service recipients and assure adequate supervision at all times.
This is a part time position. The incumbent must be available to work as needed on the following hours: weekdays, weekends, evenings shift around the clock operation structure; with flexible shift hours such as 3:00pm to 10:00pm; 4:00pm to 10:30pm; 5:00pm to 11:00pm ,11:00pm to 9:00 am, 11:00pm to 8:00am , 9:00am to 4:00pm, 9:00am to 3:00pm; 9:00am to 2:00pm etc.
Skills &Qualifications: This position requires Ability to use Windows software, Ability to use a data entry software such as Therap. A minimum one year of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities required. Have at least one-year of experience as a Direct Support Professional for individuals with developmental disabilities. Minimum high school diploma or equivalent. Willing to learn. Be flexible and available to meet the arising staffing needs of Residential and Adult Day programs by filling in shifts. Must be able to work the minimum monthly numbers of shifts/hours as required by the agency. Qualified candidates send resumes to: William Previlon| WPrevilon@arcunion.org