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Direct Support Professional W/ ASL

Company: BAYADA Home Health Care
Location: Mooresville
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

BAYADA Direct Support Professionals - DSPs work one-on-one in home and community settings as a companion and mentor for individuals with intellectual or developmental disability to help them reach their full potential. In addition, we are looking for someone who is proficient in American Sign Language (ASL) OR willing to learn ASL through provider guided training and self paced training.

  • We have an individual needing support who is both DEAF and BLIND.
  • We also have an individual whose hearing is quickly declining and needing support in becoming more proficient in ASL himself. We have job openings in the following locations:
    • Mooresville
      • Tues, Thursday afternoons (community)
      • Tues-Thursday 9a-3p (flexible) d (potential for more hours once you meet and interact)
        • $18-$20 depending on level of ASL proficiency/experience Required skills for this position (these skills can be acquired during BAYADA onboarding process and developed over time):
          • ASL proficiency
          • ASL *intervener*
          • Present information in ways that the individual who is deaf/blind can understand it.
          • Helps the individual be aware of people and things in the environment and encourages the individual to reach out and connect with the broader world.
          • Helps the individual learn concepts that sighted and hearing individuals learn incidentally.
          • Staff increases opportunities for direct learning to occur and provides access to the huge amount of incidental information that is unavailable with combined vision and hearing loss.
          • Accompanying and supporting the individual across all environments including the home and the community. \
          • Meeting the physical needs of the individual, including tactile sign language, sighted guide, assistance with toileting, dressing, feeding, etc., based on the individuals needs BAYADA offers DSPs the following benefits:
            • Paid Clearances, Training and Orientation
            • Weekly pay, PTO
            • Flexible scheduling and short commute times
            • Positive and stable work environment and the tools you need to do your job
            • Scholarship, Reward and Recognition programs
            • 24/7 on call clinical manager support Qualifications for DSPs:
              • One year experience working with I/DD individuals; If you do not have this experience, training is available through our apprentice program
              • High school diploma or equivalent What happens after you apply:
                • You will receive an email confirming receipt of your inquiry
                • The recruiter will reach out via email or phone to schedule an in-person or zoom interview
                • Next steps will be outlined clearly after your successful interview BAYADA offers Direct Support Professionals:
                  • Weekly pay
                  • Flexible scheduling to fit your lifestyle
                  • Short commute times - we try to match you to opportunities near your home
                  • Positive work environment and the tools you need to do your job
                  • Scholarship programs
                  • A stable working environment - we invest in our care team
                  • Paid time off
                  • 24 / 7 on call clinical manager support Job Responsibilities of a Home Care Direct Support Professional:
                    • Passion for providing mental/behavioral health care to individuals with ID/DD
                    • Ability to work independently in a client's home/community BAYADA recognizes and rewards our Direct Support Professionals who set and maintain the highest standards of excellence. Join our caring team today!As an accredited, regulated, certified, and licensed home health care provider, BAYADA complies with all state/local mandates. BAYADA Home Health Care, Inc., and its associated entities and joint venture partners, are Equal Opportunity Employers. All employment decisions are made on a non-discriminatory basis without regard to sex, race, color, age, disability, pregnancy or maternity, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, military status, or any other similarly protected status in accordance with federal, state and local laws. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other marginalized communities.

Keywords: BAYADA Home Health Care, Huntersville , Direct Support Professional W/ ASL, Other , Mooresville, North Carolina

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