Urgent need for DSP (Direct Support Professional) in the Suffolk and Nassau County area. Varies shift available, 7am-3pm, 3pm-11pm, 11pm, 8 / 9am.
Supervise and assist clients with developing independent living skills.
Encouraging independence in basic living skills such as personal hygiene.
Housekeeping and maintaining a clean environment.
Prepare meals and assist clients in menu planning, shopping and laundry.
Complete all required documentation and ensure that all logs are up to date.
Provide intervention to defuse volatile situations that may arise between residents.
If working overnights staff must be awake and alert throughout their shifts.
Skills and Experience :
Must have a High School Diploma.
At least 6 months of previous experience.
CPR and First Aid is a must.
Valid NYS Driver License is a plus.