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POST DATE 9/16/2017
END DATE 11/16/2017

Resources For Human Development Pittsburgh, PA

Company
Resources For Human Development
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
COMMU-DRSPP-H-09-2017-1
Location
Pittsburgh, PA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED
AJE Ref #
579540432

JOB DESCRIPTION

Requisition Number: COMMU-DRSPP-H-09-2017-1
Job Title: Direct Support Professional
City: Pittsburgh
State: PA

Minimum Degree Required: A - High School/GED
Minimum Years of Experience: 0
Salary Range: $11.00 - $11.69 more in some locations

DESCRIPTION/JOB SUMMARY

Resources for Human Development (www.rhd.org) is a comprehensive, nonprofit, social service organization. RHD currently oversees and supports more than 160 locally managed human service programs in 15 states. RHD's mission is to empower people as they build the highest level of independence possible, building better lives for themselves, their families and their communities.

Resources for Human Development is seeking to hire Direct Support Professionals to work directly with individuals dually diagnosed with mental illness and developmental disabilities in the North Hills/Allegheny Valley/Penn Hills/Plum areas.

DSP's are responsible for the support and enhancement of the quality of life of individuals served, by assisting in day-to-day activities that promote positive outcomes.

Duties include, but are not limited to, providing instruction, assistance and role modeling in life skill areas of leisure time, financial management, medication monitoring, crisis management, accessing community resources, community engagement, shopping and vocational development. Personal care is also needed at times.

Starting salary range: $11.00- $11.69/hr. (More in some locations).

Job Requirements/Minimum Qualifications:
HS/GED required. Prior experience working with individuals with challenging behaviors is desired. A valid Driver's License is required. Prior experience/education in a social services field is preferred, but Program specific training will be provided.

Comprehensive benefits package is offered to all full time employees, only.

Full, part time and on-call (as needed) positions available. Must be able to pass criminal background check.

Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.