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Direct Support Professional

Apply Now Req ID 91810 Date posted 04/19/2024

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Verifiable High School Diploma or GED.
  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • Must have a Valid Driver's License.
  • 6 months of experience is preferred in a Human Services or related field is preferred.

Are you looking for an opportunity to advance your career while working with an extraordinary team?  At Merakey, we put heart and soul into everything we do. We are seeking Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) to join our team at our program in Penn Hills, PA.   

If you are a Caregiver, Direct Care Worker, Home Health aide or always wanted to be one, this is the opportunity for you as we are hiring immediately!

No experience required - we provide PAID training.

Earn $17.30 / hour with the selection of the Enhanced Pay Option.

Our ideal DSP candidate will have a strong desire to create long-term impacts on their individuals lives and enjoy encouraging, mentoring, and coaching others to achieve their goals. Spend your day in a variety of settings making memories with our individuals.  By following the Individuals Support Plan, you can enjoy your days at the park and sensory gardens, while working on social and communication skills.   Be a part of fostering a true sense of pride and fostering independence in your individual by teaching them to navigate daily living activities, such as personal care, housekeeping and laundry.   Make a difference in the life of those you work with to enhance their independence by assisting with daily and personal activities.

Benefits

Merakey offers medical, dental - vision insurance plans, competitive compensation plans and more!

  • DailyPay
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Cell Phone Discount Plans
  • Employee Referral Bonuses
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Care.com Membership

About Merakey

Merakey is a non-profit provider of developmental, behavioral health, and education services. More than 8,000 employees provide support to nearly 40,000 individuals and families throughout 12 states across the country each year. Click here to watch a video about Merakey.Merakey strictly follows a zero-tolerance policy for abuse.

Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer! We deeply value diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ethnic background, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or disability status. Moreover, we are committed to creating teams that reflect the diversity of the communities we serve and encourage applicants from underrepresented backgrounds to apply. Merakey welcomes all Veterans to apply!

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