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Position: Direct Support Professional - Residence Counselor IRA

Posted: Friday, December 08, 2017

Location: VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN ROCKLAND COUNTY, NY

Job Description

DSP / Individual Residential Alternative (IRA) - A facility designed to accommodate the unique residential needs of Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.  Staff are specially trained to encourage the highest level of independence and decision making through 24- hour care (or less if needed).

DSP-Residence Counselors perform a wide variety of tasks that involve both encouraging and guiding people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in developing and maintaining good daily living habits and skills. In addition, taking care of the person’s personal needs in instances where the person is unable to do so.  Staff are expected to embrace the philosophies that Camp Venture adheres to including Person Centered Planning and the Direct Support Professional (DSP) Core Competencies.

JOB SUMMARY
The mission of Camp Venture Inc. is care and training of people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in order to elicit from each individual their highest potential.  Central to that mission is the DSP-Residence Counselor.

Position requires direct care of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a 24/7 residential facility.  The job tasks may include: food shopping, cooking, laundry, community outings, recreation, swimming in the therapeutic pool with the residents, bending, stretching, lifting and standing for periods of time and assisting with activities of daily living.  Position may include medication administration.  Two years experience working with persons with Intellectual and Developmental disabilities preferred.  Position may require Medication Certification or CDL

 

 

Hours SCHEDULES VARY 24/7 DAY, AFTERNOON, EVENING, MIXED AND OVERNIGHT SHIFTS

Salary: $11.00 PER HOUR FULL- TIME AND PART -TIME POSITIONS AND $9.70 PER HOUR RELIEF POSITION

Number of Positions: 13 FULL TIME POSITIONS AND 111 PART TIME POSITIONS AND RELIEF POSITIONS

 Work for Venture

Camp Venture’s Administration Office is located at:
25 Smith Street, Suite 513
Nanuet, New York 10954
Click here for directions

CAMP VENTURE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Employment inquiries should be directed to:
Christine H. Dykhouse, PHR
Human Resources Manager
845-624-3860

Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and must be completed on site.

Agency requirement for all positions:

  • Age 21 & over
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Valid Drivers License with 3 years clean driving record
  • Successful completion of six days competency based training

Camp Venture provides a very generous benefit package to eligible employees, which includes, but is not limited to:

  • Health Insurance Plan
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Dental Insurance Plan
  • Health Plan Enhancement
  • Basic Life Insurance (Equal to one times salary)
  • Voluntary Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Supplemental Short Term Disability
  • Voluntary Long Term Disability
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Retirement Plans
  • Additional Voluntary Benefits

 

 

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