Direct Support Professional

Job Info

Are you looking for an opportunity to advance your career while working with an extraordinary team? At Merakey, we put our heart and soul into everything we do. We are seeking Direct Support Professionals (DSP) to join our team at our program in Philadelphia, Pa 19115

If you are a Caregiver, Direct Care Worker, Home Health aide or always wanted to be one, this is the opportunity for you as we are hiring immediately!

Responsible for the specialized care of individuals with Intellectual Developmental Disabilities (IDD). Supports individual(s) in a medical based facility, with 24 nursing care, to include total assistance for activities of daily living and personal care such as feeding, bathing, dressing, and toileting. May accompany individual(s) to a variety of scheduled medical appointments, completing pre/post paperwork, as needed. May transport an individual, following vehicle policy and procedure and adhering to Pennsylvania driving laws. Documents individual daily progress report in individual's electronic health record; updates all communication logs as directed. Immediately reports to the shift supervisor, any uncharacteristic situation(s) for appropriate direction.

We have NEW RATES and provide PAID training!


Merakey offers Medical, Dental, Vision insurance plans, competitive compensation plans, Work/Life balance, flexible schedules, cell phone discount plan, employee referral bonuses, tuition reimbursement and much more!

About Merakey

Merakey is a leading developmental, behavior health, and education non-profit provider with a fifty-year history. We offer a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country. Our believe that every individual has the right to achieve growth, dignity and fulfillment guides all of our decisions. At Merakey, we care about each other and are committed to providing the very best care to those we serve. Merakey strictly follows a zero-tolerance policy for abuse.

Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer! We deeply value diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ethnic background, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or disability status. Moreover, we are committed to creating teams that reflect the diversity of the communities we serve and encourage applicants from underrepresented backgrounds to apply.

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Our ideal candidate will possess the following skills:

• Must be at least 18 years old.

• Must have a verifiable High School diploma/G.E.D.

• Related experience is preferred.

• A valid driver's license is required.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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