Heritage Christian Services

Direct Support Staff

US-NY-North Tonawanda and surrounding areas
Job ID
2017-1021
Category
Human Services

Overview

When you're in a direct support position at Heritage Christian Services, you can put your confidence and resilience to work every day. Sometimes you're an advocate for the equality of people with disabilities. Other times you're an ally supporting people to meet friends, prepare meals, take medication or simply be their best. You can be more than one thing. You can be more of yourself and have a career that you're proud of.

 

We're hiring full-time and part-time direct support staff to assist adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Responsibilities

  • Be a person to talk to and laugh with
  • Provide the best level of assistance people may need to enjoy meals, maintain personal hygiene and keep their schedules
  • Support people to have meaningful relationships with friends, family and loved ones, which include get-togethers, phone calls and more
  • Assist with medical needs including monitoring health, administering medication and getting to the doctor
  • Drive people to and from their appointments
  • Join co-workers to create a positive work environment

               

At Heritage Christian Services, enjoy:

  • Generous paid time off (256 hours in just two years)
  • Pension
  • 403(B) retirement plan option
  • Affordable insurance coverage for health/dental/vision
  • $350 bounty every time you send a new person we can hire full-time
  • Performance bonuses plus rewards for tenure
  • Paid mentorship programsAdditional perks such as a homebuyer's club, competitive tuition reimbursement programs and more

 

Locations:
We have full-time or part time positions in Buffalo including: Amherst, Clarence, Grand Island, Lancaster, Lockport, Lewiston, and North Tonawanda.

Qualifications

  • A valid driver license with a record of responsible driving
  • Strong communication skills
  • Reliable transportation to and from work
  • The physical ability to lift and transfer individuals who rely on wheelchairs for mobility
  • A high school diploma or equivalent

 

HCS is a place to grow.

You don't need experience to work for people with disabilities. We provide all of your education and training. You may be a great fit for direct support if your background includes being a teacher, HHA (Home Health Aide), CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant), LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) or any other healthcare position.

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