This position is located in the Lehigh Valley area, specifically in Nazareth, Pa. This is approximately 60 miles north of Philadelphia, PA.
G.R.O.W.T.H. stands for Gaining Respect and Opportunity with Teaching and Hope. G.R.O.W.T.H. provides licensed day programming, and unlicensed home and community habilitation for individuals with developmental disabilities and Autism.
The program is in need of 2 full-time Direct Support Professionals. One full-time positions is for 37.5 hours a week, Monday thru Friday and the second position is for 40 hours a week Tuesday thru Friday. A mandatory staff meeting will be held once a month outside of your normal working hours. All staff are required to attend all mandated trainings and staff meetings.
The position requires the need to be physically active, including but not limited to, walking long distances, swimming, playing sports, and driving.The majority of the day will be assisting, teaching, modeling positive behaviors, mentoring an individual, and
crisis management all while in the community. At times, the preferred candidate will need to provide significant behavioral interventions. The chosen candidate will need to care for all physical and emotional needs of the individual including assisting with
completing employment and volunteer tasks, toileting, medication administration and assistance with meals. The preferred candidate must be able to work independently and in a professional manner while interacting with community and program members. The preferred
candidate must uphold the RHD values at all times.
This position requires the chosen candidate to be able to show great patience, empathy, flexibility and compassion.
Prior experience not required, but an applicant with work experience in the Mental Health, Intellectual Development Disabilities, Autism or CNA, is preferred.
Subject to mandated employment related background checks.
Competitive rate of pay and benefits provided.
Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.