Direct Support Professional
The successful candidate will be expected to:
- Provide assistance and training to individuals with disabilities in their homes and community;
- Follow a care plan for social activities with consumer;
- Provide support with activities such as: cooking, cleaning, shopping, money management, personal hygiene and social activities; and
- Assist with physical transfers within the home or to vehicle.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: A valid Driver’s License and own transportation is required. Candidates must have experience working with individuals with disabilities. A High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
Wages: $12.85 per hour, $13.35 per hour after six months of successful employment.
Travel Required: Yes
Locations: Herkimer & Oneida County
RCIL is a civil rights organization that offers individuals with disabilities a wide range of independent living and advocacy services through the numerous programs we manage.
A hard copy of your resume and cover letter may also be forwarded to: RCIL, P.O. Box 210, Utica, NY 13503-0210, Attention: Recruitment.
It is the policy of RCIL to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need assistance or accommodations to fully participate in the interview process, please contact the HR Recruiter at 315-797-4642. Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a person’s disability.
RCIL promotes a scent/chemical free environment. To support this effort, we ask that all applicants refrain from wearing scented products while in the office.
RCIL is an equal opportunity employer. All persons—including people with disabilities; elders; women; and people of racial and ethnic minority—are encouraged to apply.
It is RCIL’s policy and agency standard that all employees participate in advocacy for Civil Rights and Agency activities. Apply today to make a difference!