DSP: Enhanced Community Living Specialist
Enhanced Community Living Specialist
Full-Time, 37.5 Hours per Week, Schedule encompasses varying days and hours.
Interested candidates should submit a resume (cover letter optional) to FPascale@MainstayLifeServices.org. Mainstay Life Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging.
Enhanced Community Living Specialists-Prader-Willi Syndrome Program (PWS) play an important role in our unique program that blends careful meal planning with physical exercise within a meaningful community living environment. This contributes to fulfilling the mission of Mainstay: to provide life-long, high-quality support services, ensuring that people with intellectual disabilities and autism lead fulfilling lives and realize their vision of a desirable future. The specialist does this by supporting people with daily activities such as preparing meals, administering medication, and providing transportation to work or community activities to promote socially valued roles and independence. The specialist offers direct care, support, and services to people with intellectual disabilities and autism in daily living, social, and recreational activities.
Must be 18 years of age. Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field preferred and one year experience working with adults with intellectual disabilities and autism, and/or Prader-Willi Syndrome. Valid driver’s license. Eligibility for Act 33/34 clearances. High School Diploma and two years experience working with adults with intellectual disabilities and autism, and/or Prader-Willi Syndrome accepted. Pre-employment drug screen required.
Benefits for the Position
Mainstay Life Services is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants who bring diverse perspectives and represent marginalized communities are especially encouraged to apply.
Mainstay Life Services is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test prior to beginning employment.