Growth Horizons, LLC Direct Support Professional in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania
We are looking for talented individuals who share our dedication to the people we serve and support.
Starting Pay Range: $12.00-$14.00
Starting pay based on previous caregiver experience.
Growth Horizons is a division of RHA Health Services. Founded in 1989, RHA began as a small provider of support services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in North Carolina. Over the years, RHA has expanded to include a broad range of disability services and continue to add other types of services across multiple states to meet communities' needs. RHA has also added high-quality behavioral health services to support people with a wide variety of mental health and substance use needs as well as support services for those who are Deaf and Hard of hearing.
At Growth Horizons, we start with the presumption that all people have the right and ability to make choices regarding the direction of their own lives, people should be afforded the opportunity to form relationships within the community and have the right to take risk and learn through life experiences.
We are currently seeking for a Direct Support Professional to join our team. In this position, work is done under the general direction of a Program Director/Assistant Program Director who reviews work for effectiveness and adherence to program policies and procedures through conferences and reports.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Ensuring health needs of individuals are met by assisting with scheduling and coordinating medical, dental, and psychotherapy services accompanying and transporting individuals as necessary, securing necessary documentation, informing appropriate people, encouraging individuals to carry out recommendations and ensuring completion and monitoring of recommendations.
Providing program coverage
Ensuring that the inside and outside of the home and vehicle are maintained and operated in a safe, secure and cleaning manner. Reporting safety concerns to the PD/office in a timely manner.
Counselling individuals to help them more effectively deal with matters such as personal problems, personal values, vocational responsibilities, and interpersonal relationships.
Accurately accounting of any petty cash and individuals’ money left during their shift.
Conducting self in a professional manner during all interactions.
High School diploma or equivalent
Valid drivers’ license
Experience working in a residential program setting
Positive can-do attitude
Strong communication skills
Must display professional attitude at all time
Eligible Growth Horizons employees will receive:
Competitive pay, benefits (medical, Dental, Vision)
Opportunity for growth and advancement.
Growth Horizons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information about Growth Horizons services, benefits and careers please visit our website www.grhorizons.com.
If you are ready to make a difference in the lives of people we serve and support apply today to join our team!