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Direct Support Professional PART TIME - Training Provided

Company: KenCrest
Location: Stratford
Posted on: May 17, 2023

Job Description:

KenCrest - A Premier Employer

Do you have a special skill and passion for supporting people?

Do you believe that we are better together by including everyone?

Join the KenCrest team to fulfill your "WHY" and enjoy a generous benefits package! We offer eligible employees:

--- Medical/Dental

--- Life/AD&D

--- Disability

--- 403b Retirement Plan

--- Employee Assistance Plan

--- Tuition Reimbursement

--- Paid Time Off

Please see the KenCrest website for additional details.


KenCrest is hiring Direct Support Professionals / Home Health Aides / Caregivers / CNAs for multiple locations within Bucks, Chester, Eastern/Western Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties

Rate: $15.00 per hour

Example Shift:

Week 1: Wed, Thurs, Fri 3pm -11pm (24 hrs)

Week 2: Sat & Sun 9a-9p (24 hrs)

Do you have a special skill and passion for supporting people? Do you believe that we are better together by including everyone?

The Direct Support Professional role is for those who like a challenge and the reward that comes with it. A DSP should have attention to detail and creativity because you are both a caregiver and life coach to promote independence. Our DSPs are caring and energetic people determined to find ways to help people with intellectual or physical disabilities live more fulfilling lives.

Join our team at KenCrest if you enjoy being a champion for people who have difficulty communicating for themselves.

Some of What You Might Do:

--- Help guide individuals with activities of daily living (examples: personal care, meals, and medication, outings and shopping trips).

--- Participate in activities and trips to places like the zoo, the beach, sporting events and others to help integrate into the community.

--- Support the individual by helping with communication and self-expression

--- General housekeeping tasks and meal preparation.

--- You get to be creative in helping look for fun activities or ways for individuals to join in community activities

--- Complete documents like incident reports, behavioral data, seizure charts, medical visit forms, etc.

What We Require From You:

--- One (1) year of experience in supporting individuals with autism and intellectual disabilities, preferred - FREE MED / CPR / DENFENSIVE DRIVING TRAINING PROVIDED

--- Valid driver's license and acceptable motor vehicle record, required (personal vehicle not required, use of company vans to transport individuals)

--- Must submit to a criminal record check, background checks, and drug test in accordance with state requirements, required

--- Ability to convey, understand and follow spoken and written instructions in English, required

--- Strong Communication skills, required

--- Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, required

*sign on bonus for new hires or eligible rehires only; part-time role has pro-rated sign-on amount dependent on hours


We are requiring all new team members to be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine*, except where a reasonable medical or religious accommodation can be granted. Should you be offered and accept a position with KenCrest, you will be required to provide your proof of vaccination in the form of your CDC vaccination card as part of the pre-employment onboarding process.

KenCrest is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation, or national origin.

Keywords: KenCrest, Stratford , Direct Support Professional PART TIME - Training Provided, Other , Stratford, Connecticut

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