Direct Support Professional
Merakey

Coraopolis, Pennsylvania


External Description

Merakey
is seeking a Direct Support Professional to join our Intellectual and
Developmental Disabilities Services (IDD) division in Coraopolis, PA.

New Rates starting at $14/hour! Qualified entry level candidates are eligible for up to $19.00/hour if
the Enhanced Pay Program is selected and/or the Shift Differential is
applicable for the hours worked. In addition, we are currently offering
$2/hour for COVID Pay.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Responsibilities include but may not be limited to:
•Providing individualized care, activities of daily living, including proper maintenance of living area.
•Guiding residents in leisure activities, work and day programming.
•All chores necessary to maintain as normal a living environment as possible, i.e., laundry and housekeeping.
•Work
is performed in accordance with appropriate procedures under the
supervision of the House Manager who reviews results through living area
observation of activities in progress, residents' responsiveness, inspection of living area, reports and periodic meetings.
•Staff will be required to follow a designated shift routine and assignments as outlined by the House Manager.

MERAKEY IS PROUD TO OFFER THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS

•Work/Life Balance
•Competitive Compensation Plans
•Opportunities for professional growth and advancement
•Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Plans
•Flexible Spending Accounts
•Short/Long Term Disability Coverage
•Life Insurance
•403B Retirement Plan (with company matching)
•Marketplace Savings Program
•Employee Assistance Program
•Wellness Programs
•24-Hour Nurse Hotline
•Tuition Reimbursement
•Generous Paid Time Off (for qualifying positions)
•Stability that coincides with working for a national leader in education and human services

ABOUT MERAKEY'S IDD DIVISION

Merakey
supports individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities
(IDD) in the enhancement of their abilities and interests. Services are
aimed at partnering with individuals as they become self-sufficient and
live everyday lives. Merakey focuses on helping individuals find
meaningful roles in their community and to feel valued as community
members. Individuals are always at the core of the planning and
implementation of services.

Community-Based Services
•Adult Training Facility
•Behavior Support Services
•Early Intervention Case Management
•Employment (Transitional, Supported, Competitive)
•In-home Support
•Non-traditional Community Day Services/Home and Community Habilitation
•Supports Coordination

Residential Services
•Community Living/Group Homes
•Family/Shared Living
•Intermediate Care Facility
•Respite Care
•Specialized Residential (medically fragile, dementia, autism, dual diagnosis, problematic sexual behavior)
•Supported Living

For more information on each individual service, please visit: https://www.merakey.org/services-idd.html

ABOUT MERAKEY

Merakey
is a leading developmental, behavioral health and education provider
offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities
across the country. We leverage our size and expertise to develop
innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of
individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders and
community partner organizations. We recognize that complex needs require
a holistic approach. With our experience, expertise and compassion, we
empower everyone within our communities to reach their fullest
potential.

With
a rich tradition spanning 50 years with nearly 10,000 employees,
Merakey provides care to over 40,000 adults and children throughout
Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Louisiana, Virginia, Michigan, Texas, California, and Tennessee.

APPLY TODAY

In
addition to completing your application, please feel free to email your
resume directly to our recruiter at Julie.myers@merakey.org.

Merakey is an Equal Opportunity Employer!

Make a living while making a difference!

Merakey is
currently seeking Direct Support Providers (Direct Care Workers) to join
our Managed Long-Term Support Services (MLTSS) program in Greene
County/Carmichaels, PA.

This position pays $11.00/hour
while providing services to our consumers. Flexible scheduling is
available ranging from 10 to 40+ hours a week. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY.
We provide a one-week paid training.

RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE

Personal care to include bathing, grooming, and dressing the consumer
Housekeeping to include laundry, dusting, sweeping, cleaning of bathroom, bedroom, kitchen, and living areas
Meal preparation
Errands

WHY WORK FOR MERAKEY?

Voluntary Limited Benefits

Fixed Benefits Plan for Everyday Expenses (Meant to complement other health insurance)
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Hospital Indemnity Plan
Term Life Insurance
Short-Term Disability Plan
Retirement Plan
Electronic Service Programs (Savings on HP, Verizon, AT&T)
Educational
Partnerships (Variety of partnership opportunities to obtain
certifications, undergraduate, and graduate degrees with reduced tuition
rates)
Additional Savings Program

Work Environment

Rewarding and personally fulfilling nature of work
Large, financially stable company with diverse programs, positions, and professional development opportunities
Employee Referral bonus

ABOUT OUR MANAGED LONG-TERM SUPPORT SERVICES

For
over 15 years, MLTSS has been providing comprehensive care including
services from Personal Care and Home Support to In-home Companionship.
Our person-centered approach is demonstrated through the implementation
of a custom Care Plan based on the consumers' needs.

APPLY TODAY
In
addition to completing your application, please feel free to email your
resume directly to our recruiter at julie.myers@merakey.org

Merakey is an Equal Opportunity Employer!

Requirements

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

•A verifiable high school diploma or GED is required.
•Must be at least 18 years of age.
•Related experience is helpful.



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