Direct Support Professional

Full Time Direct Support Professional Day
Habilitation Hicksville Program Long Island

Providing training and skill development to a group of Deaf and developmentally disabled adults through community and volunteer experiences.

Responsibilities include:

  • Transporting individuals to and from their residence to volunteer sites using agency vehicle.
  • Support individuals to establish functional independence in specific skill areas, implement individual’s day habilitation service plan goals and objectives and document their progress.
  • Writing brief case notes on a daily and monthly basis regarding the individuals’ progress to insure compliance with the valued outcomes in the Individualized Service Plan (ISP).
  • Leads group sessions with individuals and facilitate the discussions to provide learning skills to be used in the community.

Mandatory Requirements

  • Fluency in American Sign Language
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people
  • Ability to develop a rapport with the individuals of various backgrounds
  • Clean and valid New York State Driver’s License

Preferred Requirements:

  • Associates Degree and/or Bachelor’s Degree
  • At least one year experience providing direct care of services to adults with developmental disabilities
  • CRP & First Aid trained, SCIP-R trained

Please send resume and cover letter to:

                Kathleen Lagalante
                Director of Human Resources

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