NHS Human Services, Inc. PRN Direct Care Worker in Portage, Pennsylvania

NHS is currently seeking Direct Care Worker to join our NHS IDD division in the Cresson area.

ABOUT NHS

With a rich tradition spanning almost 50 years, NHS is at the forefront of providing care and services to people with special needs. Today NHS, through its subsidiaries, is a leading provider of community-based, non-profit education and human services. More than 10,000 employees provide care to almost 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Louisiana, and Michigan. NHS has developed a unique continuum of care providing services in the areas of mental health, addictive diseases, education, foster care and permanency, autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and many more specialized programs.

WHAT NHS HAS TO OFFER

  • The stability that comes with working for a national leader in the human services industry

  • Highly competitive compensation plans

  • Career advancement opportunities in a rapidly growing company

  • Flexible scheduling

  • Benefits for all employees including marketplace savings program (discounts on cell phone plans, shopping, travel and more); Wellness programs (including discounted gym memberships, mail order prescription plans); legal and financial services; 24-hour nurse hotline; life/disability coverage; and Employee Assistance Program

  • Benefits for qualifying employees including medical, dental & vision coverage; flexible spending account; 403B retirement plan with company contribution

  • Generous PTO plans including vacation, sick, and holiday pay for qualifying employees

POSITION DETAILS

  • Providing individualized care, activities of daily living, including proper maintenance of living area, and guiding residents in leisure activities, work and day programming.

  • All chores necessary to maintain as normal a living environment as possible, i.e., laundry and housekeeping.

  • Work is performed in accordance with appropriate procedures according to the individuals Person Centered Plan / Individual Support Plan (ISP) and also the supervision of the House Manager who reviews results through living area observation of activities in progress, residents' responsiveness, and inspection of living area, reports and periodic meetings.

  • Staff will be required to follow a designated shift routine and assignments as outlined by the House Manager.

  • We reward our staff with competitive wages, flexible schedules available (Full Time/PRN openings), and outstanding health (medical/vision/dental) and wellness benefits, paid training, cell phone discount plan, employee referral bonuses, tuition reimbursement and more.

In addition to completing your application at http://www.nhsonline.org/careers.html , please feel free to email your resume directly to our recruiter at jennifer.utzig @nhsonline.org at mailto:jenifer.utzig@nhsonline.org

NHS is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 6 months of experience is preferred in a Human Services or related field is preferred.

  • Must be 18 years of age.

  • Must have a Valid Driver's License.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)