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Direct Support Professional Associate (DSPA) - (Full Time/Part Time/Per Diem)

Company: OLV Human Services
Location: Tonawanda
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Description $2,100 SIGN-ON BONUS!!!!! Do you want to make a positive difference in people's lives? We are looking for Direct Support Professional Associates to join our growing team! Our Direct Support Professional Associates (DSPA) assist our adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities to be independent in their daily lives. Our DSPA's are responsible for providing support, positive direction and assistance in accordance with program policies and procedures and personal outcome measures. Our DSPA's support our individuals with all areas of hygiene/support including bathing, dressing, incontinent care, feeding tubes, etc. along with supporting the individual's participation and inclusion in the community, including ongoing engagement with their family. What OLV Human Services has to offer you: + Pay Rate starting at $17.10 /hour (increasing based on applicable DSP experience) + Sign-On Bonus of $2,100! + Earn up to $1,200 in longevity bonuses within your first two years of employment! + Paid Training + Medical/Dental/Vision Plans + Paid Time Off + Tuition Reimbursement + 403(b) Retirement Plan with Employer Match + Public Service Loan Forgiveness + Career Growth Opportunities + Employee Referral Bonuses + & so much more! OLV Human Services operates a total of 9 IRAs (Individualized Residential Alternative) across Western New York that are staffed with Direct Support Professionals (DSP) & Direct Support Professional Associates (DSPA). The 9 IRAs are made of 2 different departments: Northtowns & Southtowns. Northtowns Department: Amherst (x2 houses), Buffalo, Tonawanda, Cheektowaga Southtowns Department: Lackawanna (x4 houses) (Two of our medical intensive sites earn an extra $1.00/hour ) Full Time, Part Time & Per Diem Schedules available! Days, Evenings and Overnights! Qualifications: + No minimum education required + Valid NYS Drivers License Physical Requirements: Frequent and/or repetitive sitting, standing, walking, stair climbing, lifting at least 50 pounds, pulling and pushing (ie. wheelchairs and adaptive equipment), carrying, grasping, reaching forward and/or above shoulder level, stretching, squatting, kneeling, visual acuity, color determination, head turning, speaking clearly, listening to spoken communication, keyboard typing and driving.

Keywords: OLV Human Services, Tonawanda , Direct Support Professional Associate (DSPA) - (Full Time/Part Time/Per Diem), Other , Tonawanda, New York

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