The Salvation Army

  • Residential Direct Support Professional

    Job Locations US-PA-Bensalem
    Job ID
    2018-4255
    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, Bucks County

    Availability of Position:  Immediately

    Schedule:  Full-time, Part-time hours available, and On-call positions (variable schedule, as needed, less than 19 hours per week) 2pm -9pm during the week and weekend shifts.

    Reporting Relationship:  Program Coordinators

    Salary:   $11.00 per hour; On-Call rate $13 per hour; 72 Non-Exempt

     

    The Salvation Army is hiring and offers Full-Time employees a truly excellent benefit package to eligible employees including:

    • Generous paid time off every year that includes: holidays, up to 3 personal days, vacation time and sick time.
    • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)
    • Comprehensive health care coverage with low cost employee premiums, co-pays and deductibles
    • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans including Short Term Disability, AFLAC and Voluntary Term Life
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Remitted Tuition Program
    • Eligibility for the Federal Government’s Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program
    • Most importantly – a job with a good purpose!

    The Salvation Army offers  Part-Time employees an excellent benefit package to eligible employees including:

    • Generous paid time off every year that includes: holidays, vacation time and sick time.
    • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)
    • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans including Short Term Disability, AFLAC and Voluntary Term Life
    • Most importantly – a job with a good purpose!

     

    Responsibilities

    This position is a non-exempt position with responsibility for support to persons withdevelopmental disabilities residing in residential programs in Bucks County.

    Qualifications

    Minimum requirement of a High School Diploma/GED with a valid driver’s license. Experience shouldinclude supports to people with a range of Intellectual Disabilities.  Familiarity with policies, procedures and regulations toward the abilities of individuals with disabilities preferred.  Position requires a positive attitude toward the abilities of the 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 effectively communicate with staff and persons we provide services for.  Ability to initiate problem solving. It is essential to support The Salvation Army by having an appreciation and understanding of The Salvation Army mission.

     

    Contact: Please send, email or fax your resume and a cover letter to:

    The Salvation Army DDP

    Attn: Loretta Carey

    701 N. Broad Street

    Philadelphia, Pa 19123

    Email: Loretta.Carey@use.salvationarmy.org

    Fax: 215-787-5953

    Or go to: http://careers-usesalvationarmy.icims.com

     

    No phone calls please.

     

    Released by the Divisional Human Resources Department on February 13, 2018

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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. 695

     

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