The Salvation Army

Residential Direct Support Professional

US-PA-Royersford
Job ID
2017-3571
Category
Developmental Disabilities
Compensation Min
USD $11.00/Hr.
Compensation Max
USD $11.00/Hr.
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Position: Residential Direct Support Professional

Department:  Developmental Disabilities Program – Montgomery County

Availability of Position: Immediately

Schedules:  Part Time positions including weekdays and weekends. Full Time positions including weekdays, weekends and overnight shifts Collegeville and Royersford, PA areas:   (Sleeping is permitted during the overnight hours. Same pay rate applies.) On-call positions also available (variable, as needed schedule, less than 19 hours per week)

Reporting Relationship: Reports to the Program Coordinator for the location

Salary and Grade: $11.00/hour; 72 Non-Exempt

Responsibilities

This position is a non-exempt position with responsibility for supports to persons with developmental disabilities residing in residential >programs in Montgomery County.

Qualifications

Minimum requirement of a High School Diploma/GED and a valid driver’s license. Experience should include supports to people with a range of Developmental Disabilities, including individuals with dual diagnoses and physical injuries. Familiarity with the policies and procedures of the Developmental Disabilities Program, and a working knowledge of the PA 6400 regulations that govern the operation of CLAs in Pennsylvania is preferred. Position requires a positive attitude toward the abilities of individuals with disabilities, good communication skills and the desire to engage people in activities that meet their interests and broaden their horizons. Ability to work with management, staff, families and funding sources in a respectful and courteous manner. Ability to provide support to assigned personnel and to the program which results in the positive organizational climate essential to high-quality home management and service provision. Ability to effectively communicate with staff, persons we provide services to, case managers and other service providers. Ability to anticipate problems and to initiate problem solving. Specific responsibilities vary by site and the needs of the individuals who live there. Experience in a related field and demonstrated ability to assume further responsibilities will be considered. Must have a valid driver license and good driving record. It is essential to support The Salvation Army by having an appreciation and understanding of The Salvation Army mission.

 

Contact:

If you may be interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter online by the close of business Wednesday, August 23, 2017.

Current Salvation Army Employees can apply online at http://internal-usesalvationarmy.icims.com. Prospective employees can apply online at http://careers.salvationarmy.org.

No phone calls please.

 

Released by the Divisional Human Resources Department on July 19, 2017

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

 

The Salvation Army’s Mission Statement

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church.

Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God.

Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ

and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

 

Requisition No. 565

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