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Liberty Resources, Inc Madison Day Habilitation DSP - Day Habilitation in Canastota, New York

Madison Day Habilitation DSP - Day Habilitation

Canastota, NY 13032, USA

Req #2535

Monday, November 20, 2023

Liberty Resources is seekingDirect Support Professionals (DSP)

Madison Day Habilitation and Community Habilitation.

The Day Habilitation Direct Support Professional (DSP) supports individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability to learn skills outlined in their Day Habilitation or Community Habilitation Plan which focus on integration, individualization, independence and productivity. Activities include outings which involve supporting each person in the community in which they live, volunteer jobs which develop work readiness skills and the pursuit of individual interests.


Starting Rate $16.50/hour

Essential Job Functions

  • Provides instruction, supervision, and/or attendant care to consumers in accordance with their Day Habilitation Plans. Demonstrates an awareness of and promotes Day Habilitation philosophy and OPWDD governing principles of 3 Is and a P (integration, individualization, independence, and productivity).

  • Assures continuity of consumer services and high standards of consumer care as specified in each person’s Individualized Protective Oversight Plan (IPOP).

  • Provides training and assistance to consumers in developing their adult roles in the community and maximizing their interaction with non-disabled people. Develops an individualized approach to each consumer, implements selected goals, and participates in service planning in cooperation with treatment team.

  • Facilitates peer counseling and provides instruction on conflict resolution. Provides to and effectively handles emergencies which may require flexibility of time and areas of assignment, applies SCIP-R and behavior management techniques as required. Identifies and reports Untoward Incidents.

  • Maintains and updates required records and documents services provided. Reports relevant observation of individual behaviors, progress, and reactions.

    Direct Support Professional – DSP Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma required.

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred in Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, or related field.

  • Must have a valid Driver’s License and be able to use personal car for transporting consumers.

    Direct Support Professional – DSP Required Skills:

  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and effective oral and written communication skills.

  • Must constantly move about; ability to work independently ascend/descend stairways; observe, instruct, supervise consumers in all activities of daily living.

  • Ability to lift, transfer or physically assist consumers may be required.

  • Must be able to lift objects up to 20lbs frequently and support a person’s body weight as needed for the purposes of physical assistance, personal care and physical management.

  • Demonstrates the values of diversity, equity and belonging; foster an inclusive environment that facilitates diversity.

    We Offer:

  • A Collaborative and Supportive Team Atmosphere

  • Competitive Compensation and Paid Time Off package

  • Family Friendly Workplace

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Coverage

  • 401(k) Retirement Saving Plan

  • Continuing Education Opportunities Offered

Range $16.50 - $17.00/hour

Our employees have passion around the services they provide and our corporate values of excellence and staff support. We pride ourselves on high quality, integrated, community-based services that meet the evolving needs of our communities. We’re committed to building a diverse workforce that values contributions of all team members and work to recognize cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and how they apply to provision of positive health outcomes.

Liberty Resources is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Liberty Resources offers equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, parental status, housing status, source of income or military status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.

Welcome to Wholehearted Health!

Liberty Resources is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly

  • Required Education High School

  • Canastota, NY 13032, USA