Indian Creek Foundation
  • Souderton, PA, USA
  • 14.25
  • Hourly
  • Full Time or Part Time

$2500 Sign On Bonus, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401-K, Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Training


$2500 Sign on Bonus !!

$14.25/hr

Shift Differentials

Benefits, paid training and much more!

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Indian Creek Foundation in Souderton, PA is seeking to hire full-time and part-time entry-level Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) / Caregivers to provide compassionate care for adults and children with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities in our residential group homes. Would you like to support individuals with disabilities to lead self-directed, meaningful lives? Are you ready to really make a difference? If so, read on about this rewarding part-time or full-time position!

We pay our entry-level Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) / Caregivers a competitive wage of $14.25/hour and offer generous benefits. Our benefits include medical, dental, vision, a 401(k), free training, paid holidays, shift differentials, a $2500 sign on bonus, and a wellness program. Plus, our team enjoys casual dress and a friendly, supportive team environment. If you are looking for a rewarding career enhancing the lives of others, apply today!


ABOUT INDIAN CREEK FOUNDATION

For over 40 years, Indian Creek Foundation has served Bucks and Montgomery area children and adults with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities. By offering residential and community-based, vocational, and behavioral health services, we continue to grow and meet the changing needs of our community. It is our goal to ensure that all individuals feel safe and engaged in nurturing ways that will empower them to build meaningful relationships with others.

Indian Creek Foundation is a community of caring, compassionate people, who accept others' uniqueness as an essential part of our lives. We are dedicated to building meaningful relationships based on mutual respect, unconditional value, and caring interactions.

We value our employees as they are the backbone of our organization. That is why we offer competitive pay and excellent benefits.


A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (DSP) / CAREGIVER

As an entry-level Direct Support Professional (DSP) / Caregiver, you provide hands-on care to individuals with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities and help them to live as independently as possible. You assist with activities of daily living such as bathing, meal preparation, feeding, restroom assistance, and medication administration. Helping our residents feel at home, you create a warm, caring environment by assisting with housekeeping, laundry, and grocery shopping. You also enjoy accompanying them on community outings.

You build strong relationships with each client and find success in their successes. And, you are sure to maintain accurate documentation of progress. By providing individualized attention, you are able to encourage each individual's ability to maintain the highest practical physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being.

With each client, you are sure to maintain their comfort, privacy, and dignity in the delivery of services. This job may not always be easy, but you find the work of supporting people with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities to live amazing lives according to their own needs and desires extremely rewarding!


QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver's license and clean driving record for at least 3 years
  • Ability to pass a MVR, physical exam and drug test
  • Willingness to complete a criminal background check and a child abuse clearance
  • Physical ability to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs

Previous experience working with children or adults who have autism or other developmental or intellectual disabilities is preferred, but not required.

  • Are you calm, patient, and able to help clients through difficult situations?
  • Do you connect with people easily?
  • Are you a great communicator?
  • Can you provide compassionate care?
  • Are you discreet with confidential information?
  • If so, you may be perfect for this entry-level Direct Support Professional (DSP) / Caregiver position!

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FULL-TIME OR PART-TIME WORK SCHEDULE

2nd shift:

  • Tuesday-Friday 2:30pm-11:00pm and Saturdays 9:00am-11:00pm OR
  • Sundays 9:00am-11:00pm & Monday-Thursday 2:30pm-11:00pm

3rd shift:

  • Wednesday-Saturday 11:00pm-9:00am (awake & asleep) OR
  • Sunday-Wednesday 11:00pm-9:00am

PART-TIME

We also have limited part-time schedules available.


ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?

If you feel that you would be right for this entry-level part-time or full-time position, fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!


Location: 18964

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