Day Services Instructor II/III Job in Saratoga Bridges

Meaningful work, Great benefits, & Monday – FridayDo you want a job that’s meaningful? Then come Discover the Rewards at Saratoga Bridges! In this job, you’ll give meaning to someone’s life by helping them discover their potential and, in turn, find your own. The relationships with the people you support is what makes this job rewarding. We have positions at both Ballston Spa and Saratoga Springs.
At Saratoga Bridges, we are committed to ensuring that the people we serve, realize their goals, hopes and dreams. Our compassionate, dedicated, conscientious, and hard–working, professionals are specially trained and offer person-centered opportunities for people to lead full, productive and contributing lives by working, volunteering, socializing and recreating in their community.
We are looking for Direct Support Professionals who are ready for the next step in their career. In this position you will be the Instructor in a Day Services classroom. Some of the skills you need are:
Great at working in a team
Caring & ensure that the people with Developmental Disabilities they work with are safe
In the classroom you will:
Run & document daily goals for the people you are working with
Assist in activities going on during the day, Art activities, volunteering in the community
Develop new activities and new community relationships
Develop Day Habilitation Goals and ensure they are implemented correctly and documented in a timely manner
Administer medication when needed
Provide hands on support to the people your program supports, including teaching new skills, assisting with toileting, bathing, dressing and other activities of daily living.
Help other staff learn to be a great DSP
We have career path options for those who want to make this their long–term career. Tuition reimbursement to help you complete your degree is available after 6 months of full-time employment. We have excellent health insurance (no co-pays) and generous time off benefits. Opportunities to pick up extra hours are currently available at our houses as well.
Must Have:
DSDSP III – Bachelors of Science degree in Human Services, Education, Special Education, Psychology or a related field.
1 year of experience working with people with an Intellectual Disability preferred
NYS Driver’s License
Or
DSDSP II – One year experience in day services preferred High School diploma or equivalent
NYS Driver’s License
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $17.35 – $19.10 per hour
Benefits:
401(k)
401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Flexible schedule
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Referral program
Retirement plan
Tuition reimbursement
Vision insurance
Schedule:
Monday to Friday
COVID-19 considerations:Temperatures taken upon arrival, cleaning and sanitizing daily, wearing masks when moving about the building. Masks, gloves, or any other PPE needed is provided to you
Application Question(s):
What field is your degree in?
Education:
High school or equivalent (Preferred)
Experience:
Intellectual Disability: 1 year (Preferred)
Day Habilitation/ OPWDD: 1 year (Preferred)
License/Certification:
NYS Driver’s License (Preferred)
Work Location: One location

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