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Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
Turn your passion for helping others into a fulfilling career at one of New York City’s most respected disability services organizations.   Services for the UnderServed (S:US) is hiring Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) to support people with intellectual/developmental disabilities in living their best life in a safe environment. Join our team to start your career in social services while learning from the best experts in the field.   S:US offers: Flexible scheduling, 1199 union benefits, and boasts a 10-percent internal promotion rate organization-wide!   This opportunity is available at our program located on Jefferson Avenue in Brooklyn.   Responsibilities: - Provide habilitation services to each client as prescribed in that client’s service plans (CFA, Individual Service plan, Habilitation plan) - Assist each client, as needed, in skill development in areas such as activities of daily living, domestic living, recreation and socialization - With appropriate training and supervision, administer medication to clients as assigned and in compliance with management, medical and nursing policies and procedures - Ensure assigned clients’ nutritional needs are met according to prescribed diet, and assist with feeding as necessary - Report immediately any observed/known deficiencies or own inability in providing habilitation services to clients, as well as all types of abuse and other facility problems, including physical plant/safety issues to management Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance;403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays .
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
Consider Becoming a Direct Support Professional If you found yourself without work due to the coronavirus pandemic you’re not alone. The good news is that we have numerous opportunities.   Turn your passion for helping others into a fulfilling career at one of New York City’s most respected disability services organizations.   Services for the UnderServed (S:US) is hiring Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) to support people with intellectual/developmental disabilities in living their best life in a safe environment. Join our team to start your career in social services while learning from the best experts in the field.   S:US offers: Flexible scheduling, 1199 union benefits and the opportunity to find a new passion and career in direct support.   This opportunity is available at our program located on Quincy Street in Brooklyn,NY
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
Consider Becoming a Direct Support Professional If you found yourself without work due to the coronavirus pandemic you’re not alone. The good news is that we have numerous opportunities.   Turn your passion for helping others into a fulfilling career at one of New York City’s most respected disability services organizations.   Services for the UnderServed (S:US) is hiring Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) to support people with intellectual/developmental disabilities in living their best life in a safe environment. Join our team to start your career in social services while learning from the best experts in the field.   S:US offers: Flexible scheduling, 1199 union benefits and the opportunity to find a new passion and career in direct support.   This opportunity is available at our program located on Quincy Street in Brooklyn,NY
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
Turn your passion for helping others into a fulfilling career at one of New York City’s most respected disability services organizations.   Services for the UnderServed (S:US) is hiring Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) to support people with intellectual/developmental disabilities in living their best life in a safe environment. Join our team to start your career in social services while learning from the best experts in the field.   S:US offers: Flexible scheduling, 1199 union benefits, and boasts a 10-percent internal promotion rate organization-wide!   This opportunity is available at our program located on Throop Ave in Bronx, NY so you can work close to home. Responsibilities: • Provide habilitation services to each client as prescribed in that client’s service plans (CFA, Individual Service plan, Habilitation plan) • Assist each client, as needed, in skill development in areas such as activities of daily living, domestic living, recreation and socialization • With appropriate training and supervision, administer medication to clients as assigned and in compliance with management, medical and nursing policies and procedures • Ensure assigned clients’ nutritional needs are met according to prescribed diet, and assist with feeding as necessary • Report immediately any observed/known deficiencies or own inability in providing habilitation services to clients, as well as all types of abuse and other facility problems, including physical plant/safety issues to management Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance;403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
Turn your passion for helping others into a fulfilling career at one of New York City’s most respected disability services organizations.   Services for the UnderServed (S:US) is hiring Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) to support people with intellectual/developmental disabilities in living their best life in a safe environment. Join our team to start your career in social services while learning from the best experts in the field.   S:US offers: Flexible scheduling, 1199 union benefits, and boasts a 10-percent internal promotion rate organization-wide!   This opportunity is available at our program located on East 45th Street in Brooklyn, NY.   Responsibilities: - Provide habilitation services to each client as prescribed in that client’s service plans (CFA, Individual Service plan, Habilitation plan) - Assist each client, as needed, in skill development in areas such as activities of daily living, domestic living, recreation and socialization - With appropriate training and supervision, administer medication to clients as assigned and in compliance with management, medical and nursing policies and procedures - Ensure assigned clients’ nutritional needs are met according to prescribed diet, and assist with feeding as necessary - Report immediately any observed/known deficiencies or own inability in providing habilitation services to clients, as well as all types of abuse and other facility problems, including physical plant/safety issues to management   Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance;403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays  
Job Locations US-NY-Flushing
Turn your passion for helping others into a fulfilling career at one of New York City’s most respected disability services organizations.   Services for the UnderServed (S:US) is hiring Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) to support people with intellectual/developmental disabilities in living their best life in a safe environment. Join our team to start your career in social services while learning from the best experts in the field.   S:US offers: Flexible scheduling, 1199 union benefits, and boasts a 10-percent internal promotion rate organization-wide!   This opportunity is available at our program located on 45th Avenue in Flushing. Responsibilities: - Provide habilitation services to each client as prescribed in that client’s service plans (CFA, Individual Service plan, Habilitation plan) - Assist each client, as needed, in skill development in areas such as activities of daily living, domestic living, recreation and socialization - With appropriate training and supervision, administer medication to clients as assigned and in compliance with management, medical and nursing policies and procedures - Ensure assigned clients’ nutritional needs are met according to prescribed diet, and assist with feeding as necessary - Report immediately any observed/known deficiencies or own inability in providing habilitation services to clients, as well as all types of abuse and other facility problems, including physical plant/safety issues to management Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance;403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays
Job Locations US-NY-Flushing
Turn your passion for helping others into a fulfilling career at one of New York City’s most respected disability services organizations.   Services for the UnderServed (S:US) is hiring Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) to support people with intellectual/developmental disabilities in living their best life in a safe environment. Join our team to start your career in social services while learning from the best experts in the field.   S:US offers: Flexible scheduling, 1199 union benefits, and boasts a 10-percent internal promotion rate organization-wide!   This opportunity is available at our program located on 45th Avenue in Flushing. Responsibilities: - Provide habilitation services to each client as prescribed in that client’s service plans (CFA, Individual Service plan, Habilitation plan) - Assist each client, as needed, in skill development in areas such as activities of daily living, domestic living, recreation and socialization - With appropriate training and supervision, administer medication to clients as assigned and in compliance with management, medical and nursing policies and procedures - Ensure assigned clients’ nutritional needs are met according to prescribed diet, and assist with feeding as necessary - Report immediately any observed/known deficiencies or own inability in providing habilitation services to clients, as well as all types of abuse and other facility problems, including physical plant/safety issues to management Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance;403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
Turn your passion for helping others into a fulfilling career at one of New York City’s most respected disability services organizations.   Services for the UnderServed (S:US) is hiring Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) to support people with intellectual/developmental disabilities in living their best life in a safe environment. Join our team to start your career in social services while learning from the best experts in the field.   S:US offers: Flexible scheduling, 1199 union benefits, and boasts a 10-percent internal promotion rate organization-wide!   This opportunity is available at our program located on East 34th Street in Brooklyn, NY.   Responsibilities: - Provide habilitation services to each client as prescribed in that client’s service plans (CFA, Individual Service plan, Habilitation plan) - Assist each client, as needed, in skill development in areas such as activities of daily living, domestic living, recreation and socialization - With appropriate training and supervision, administer medication to clients as assigned and in compliance with management, medical and nursing policies and procedures - Ensure assigned clients’ nutritional needs are met according to prescribed diet, and assist with feeding as necessary - Report immediately any observed/known deficiencies or own inability in providing habilitation services to clients, as well as all types of abuse and other facility problems, including physical plant/safety issues to management   Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance;403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays  
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
As a Clinical Coordinator for our CSIDD/ Start program you will provide groundbreaking crisis intervention and prevention services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and mental health needs in Brooklyn.             We are willing to supervise towards clinical hours required for licensure                       New Graduates are encourged to apply.   This is an exciting opportunity for new and seasoned clinicians to learn and practice the START model - a comprehensive, collaborative bio-psychosocial approach to intervention aimed at mitigating crisis occurrences.   We offer an attractive compensation of $55,000 along with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance;403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacation.   CSIDD/Start offers crisis prevention and response services to people who have both developmental disabilities and complex behavioral needs, as well as to their families and those who provide supports.  The CSIDD/Start multidisciplinary treatment team is a dynamic, inspiring and supportive group of professionals who are dedicated to helping families support the people they love and care for by using a systematic and effective approach.  The team prides themselves on building relationships and supports across service systems to help people remain in their homes and communities, and enhance the ability of the community to support them.    ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Outreach - Provide outreach visits to the individuals’ home, day and vocational settings regularly. - Conduct consultative sessions to Include the individual, their family/caregiver, and all active members of their system of support. - Maintain an active caseload of individuals referred for CSIDD/Start  Services (variability occurs depending on activity level of cases). Assessment - Complete individual assessments under the supervision of a Medical Director. - Develop Comprehensive Service Evaluations, Cross-Systems Crisis Prevention and Intervention Plans. - Generate intake/assessments, admission/discharge summaries for resource center admissions or inpatient hospital admissions and any other applicable documentation of services provided. - Document all services contemporaneously with the date of service, maintaining up to date records.  Planning - Develop individualized clinical crisis plans and treatment plans based on the results of clinical assessments. - Consult with the team to identify which CSIDD/Start services are appropriate for the individual supported. - Ensure the coordination of support meetings and crisis plan development for individuals enrolled in CSIDD/ Start  services. - Provide on-call support on a rotational basis as part of a CSIDD/Start team. Training & Networking - Develop materials and present cases at Clinical Education Team Meetings as assigned by the Director or designee. - Participate in the Center for START Services National Network, which brings together projects from across North America through an online resource center, conference calls, select study groups and a meeting at an annual conference as recommended - Perform other duties as required. Effective August 30, 2021, unless granted a reasonable accommodation for disability, all new hires must show proof of vaccination against the COVID-19 virus.  If hired for one of our city sponsored programs, this requirement must be met by your date of hire.   #CB
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
TITLE: Assistant Program Director  DIVISION/DEPT.: Developmental Disabilities Services  REPORTS TO: Program Director  SUPERVISES:  DSPs and Shift Supervisors  FLSA:  Non-Exempt | Hourly The Assistant Program Director (APD) is responsible for ensuring that our individuals have the supports and resources necessary to live meaningful lives, and that they align with their needs and aspirations within both their respective homes and communities. The APD is responsible for ensuring that the individuals’ wellness, nutritional, and healthcare needs are met. He/she will lead their assigned shift, providing hands-on coaching and role modeling best practices and behaviors for Direct Care Professionals (DSPs) as well as providing 24-hour assistance in periods of high demand.   In collaboration with a trans-disciplinary team member and under supervision of the Program Director, the APD is expected to promote an environment of respect, learning and independence for the individuals.  He/she will interact with individuals and colleagues in a manner that stems from dignity and with hopes of fostering a true home atmosphere for the individuals.  In addition, he/she will provide coaching to DSPs and Shift Supervisors so that their actions ensure the health and wellness of the individuals, support their independence, self-determination and right to take reasonable risks.  The APD will maintain operational efficiency of the residence, including fiscal, regulatory, policies & procedures, staff management, and quality improvement.   This position is located at our program on Hull Street in Brooklyn and has a salary of  $49,000.00 ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: - Promotes the independence and self-determination of individuals, utilizing person-centered practices that focus on the individuals’ strengths and preferences while simultaneously addressing their needs. - Manage the holistic healthcare, nutrition, and wellness of individuals including tracking appointments, communicating with the CMS, Nurse, relevant doctors and managers. - Ensures the coordination of all recreation and other community activities that promotes the participation and independence of individuals. - Implement, evaluate, and provide feedback on all individual-specific care plans and protocols as written by the team. - Encourages the independence of individuals and promotes relationship building within the community and with natural supports. - Manages and directs the overall flow of the shift including assigning staff to appropriate individual ratios. - Supervise staff (DSPs and Shift Supervisors), while promoting learning and development by providing continual coaching and mentoring. - Role model the necessary behaviors that support independence and the aspirational desires of the individuals. - Informs DSPs of organizational policies, procedures and regulatory requirements including incident management reporting. - Works creatively and collaboratively with trans-disciplinary team members including RN, QIDPs, and PD to determine successful solutions in supporting the needs of the individuals. - Ensures that health and safety requirements are observed including maintaining a stimulating and comfortable physical environment. - To facilitate individuals’ participation in recreational activities and medical appointments, coordinates all transportation activities for the residence. - Manage the personal property of individuals and their ability to access personal items. - In collaboration with the clinical team, participates in admission and discharge reviews and makes recommendations to Program Director. - Conducts monthly fire evacuation drills to include all staff members at the residence. - Ensure optimal utilization of the resources available in order to achieve efficiencies including managing the distribution and reconciliation of petty cash funds. - Ensures compliance with regulatory agencies within mandatory time frames. - Supports the mission, vision, values of S:US. - Additional responsibilities as deemed necessary by Program Director or designee.     Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance;403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays   Effective August 30, 2021, unless granted a reasonable accommodation for disability, all new hires must show proof of vaccination against the COVID-19 virus.  If hired for one of our city sponsored programs, this requirement must be met by your date of hire.
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
TITLE:            Clinical Team Leader DIVISION/DEPT: Developmental Disabilities - CSIDD/START REPORTS TO: Assistant Director of CSIDD SUPERVISES: NA FLSA: Exempt S:US CSIDD/START (Crisis Services for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities) offers crisis prevention and response services to people who both developmental disabilities and complex behavioral and mental health needs, as well as to their families and those who provide supports. The CSIDD/START multidisciplinary treatment team is a dynamic, inspiring and supportive group of professionals who are dedicated to helping families support the people they love and care for by using a systematic and effective bio-psycho-social model of approach.   The team prides themselves on building relationships and supports across service systems to help people remain in their homes and communities, and enhance the ability of the community to support them.   As a Clinical Team Leader, you will provide and supervise groundbreaking crisis intervention and prevention services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and mental health needs in Brooklyn and Staten Island. This is an exciting opportunity for seasoned START Certified clinicians to practice, teach and oversee the START model ‐ a comprehensive, collaborative bio‐psychosocial approach to intervention aimed at mitigating crisis occurrences.    ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES    Outreach: - Maintain a small, active caseload which should fluid and temporary to provide opportunity to support CSIDD/START Coordinators when needed - Provide outreach visits to the individuals’ home, day and vocational settings regularly.  - Conduct consultative sessions to Include the individual, their family/caregiver, and all active members of their support team. - Provide administrative supervision to CSIDD/START Coordinators  Assessment: - Complete individual assessments as needed upon intake and thereafter. - Teach new team members how to perform individual assessments. - Develop and Supervise Comprehensive Service Evaluations, Cross System Crisis Prevention and Intervention Plans (CSCPIP) - Generate and supervise intake documentation, assessments, admission/discharge summaries for Resource Center and/or Therapeutic Coaching, Treatment plans and Progress Notes. - Document all services contemporaneously with the date of service, maintaining up to date records.  Planning: - Ensure the coordination of support meetings and crisis plans for individuals served through CSIDD/START - Share administrator on-call responsibilities to ensure 24/7 response to crisis situations within one hour of call telephonically and within 24 hours of call in-person - Participate in recurring meetings with CSIDD/START leadership, clinical team, and resource center - Complete and supervise development of treatment plans, cross-systems crisis plans, intake/assessments, intervention and outcomes and any other applicable documentation of services provided - Provide daily clinical triage support  Training & Networking - Develop materials and present cases at Clinical Education Team Meetings as assigned  - Participate in the Center for START Services National Network, which brings together projects from across North America through on online resource center, conference calls, study groups and meeting at an annual conference as recommended. - Maintain linkages and relationships with community partner    KEY PERFORMANCE STANDARDS - Communication:Ability to communicate effectively with individuals and team members, appreciating their social, cultural, religious and ethnic background, their age, gender and abilities. - Integrity:Uphold personal and professional ethics and values, considering the values of the organization and respecting the culture, beliefs and abilities of individuals we serve. - Relationships:Ability to develop longstanding relationship with clients and their families as well national stakeholders, supervisors and subordinate team members. - Critical Evaluation:Ability to generate ideas for service improvement for discussion within multi-disciplinary teams and with individuals and their supports.  - Teamwork: Ability to work in a team-oriented environment and contribute to the leadership that creates a fun, inviting and supportive work environment.  - Self-Motivation: Ability to demonstrate initiative and endeavor to maintain a stable level of productivity.   Effective August 30, 2021, unless granted a reasonable accommodation for disability, all new hires must show proof of vaccination against the COVID-19 virus.  If hired for one of our city sponsored programs, this requirement must be met by your date of hire.
Job Locations US-NY-Jamaica
  TITLE: Assistant Program Director   DIVISION/DEPT.: Developmental Disabilities Services   REPORTS TO: Program Director   SUPERVISES:  DSPs and Shift Supervisors      FLSA:  Non-Exempt | Hourly The Assistant Program Director (APD) is responsible for ensuring that our individuals have the supports and resources necessary to live meaningful lives, and that they align with their needs and aspirations within both their respective homes and communities. The APD is responsible for ensuring that the individuals’ wellness, nutritional, and healthcare needs are met. He/she will lead their assigned shift, providing hands-on coaching and role modeling best practices and behaviors for Direct Care Professionals (DSPs) as well as providing 24-hour assistance in periods of high demand.   In collaboration with a trans-disciplinary team member and under supervision of the Program Director, the APD is expected to promote an environment of respect, learning and independence for the individuals.  He/she will interact with individuals and colleagues in a manner that stems from dignity and with hopes of fostering a true home atmosphere for the individuals.  In addition, he/she will provide coaching to DSPs and Shift Supervisors so that their actions ensure the health and wellness of the individuals, support their independence, self-determination and right to take reasonable risks.  The APD will maintain operational efficiency of the residence, including fiscal, regulatory, policies & procedures, staff management, and quality improvement.    This position is located at our program in Jamaica, New York and has a salary of $49,000 ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: - Promotes the independence and self-determination of individuals, utilizing person-centered practices that focus on the individuals’ strengths and preferences while simultaneously addressing their needs. - Manage the holistic healthcare, nutrition, and wellness of individuals including tracking appointments, communicating with the CMS, Nurse, relevant doctors and managers. - Ensures the coordination of all recreation and other community activities that promotes the participation and independence of individuals. - Implement, evaluate, and provide feedback on all individual-specific care plans and protocols as written by the team. - Encourages the independence of individuals and promotes relationship building within the community and with natural supports. - Manages and directs the overall flow of the shift including assigning staff to appropriate individual ratios. - Supervise staff (DSPs and Shift Supervisors), while promoting learning and development by providing continual coaching and mentoring. - Role model the necessary behaviors that support independence and the aspirational desires of the individuals. - Informs DSPs of organizational policies, procedures and regulatory requirements including incident management reporting. - Works creatively and collaboratively with trans-disciplinary team members including RN, QIDPs, and PD to determine successful solutions in supporting the needs of the individuals. - Ensures that health and safety requirements are observed including maintaining a stimulating and comfortable physical environment. - To facilitate individuals’ participation in recreational activities and medical appointments, coordinates all transportation activities for the residence. - Manage the personal property of individuals and their ability to access personal items. - In collaboration with the clinical team, participates in admission and discharge reviews and makes recommendations to Program Director. - Conducts monthly fire evacuation drills to include all staff members at the residence. - Ensure optimal utilization of the resources available in order to achieve efficiencies including managing the distribution and reconciliation of petty cash funds. - Ensures compliance with regulatory agencies within mandatory time frames. - Supports the mission, vision, values of S:US. - Additional responsibilities as deemed necessary by Program Director or designee.     Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance;403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays   Effective August 30, 2021, unless granted a reasonable accommodation for disability, all new hires must show proof of vaccination against the COVID-19 virus.  If hired for one of our city sponsored programs, this requirement must be met by your date of hire
Job Locations US-NY-Long Island City
TITLE: Assistant Program Director DIVISION/DEPT.: Developmental Disabilities Services REPORTS TO: Program Director SUPERVISES:  DSPs and Shift Supervisors    FLSA:  Non-Exempt | Hourly The Assistant Program Director (APD) is responsible for ensuring that our individuals have the supports and resources necessary to live meaningful lives, and that they align with their needs and aspirations within both their respective homes and communities. The APD is responsible for ensuring that the individuals’ wellness, nutritional, and healthcare needs are met. He/she will lead their assigned shift, providing hands-on coaching and role modeling best practices and behaviors for Direct Care Professionals (DSPs) as well as providing 24-hour assistance in periods of high demand.   In collaboration with a trans-disciplinary team member and under supervision of the Program Director, the APD is expected to promote an environment of respect, learning and independence for the individuals.  He/she will interact with individuals and colleagues in a manner that stems from dignity and with hopes of fostering a true home atmosphere for the individuals.  In addition, he/she will provide coaching to DSPs and Shift Supervisors so that their actions ensure the health and wellness of the individuals, support their independence, self-determination and right to take reasonable risks.  The APD will maintain operational efficiency of the residence, including fiscal, regulatory, policies & procedures, staff management, and quality improvement.  This position is located at our program in Long Island City on Crescent Street, New York and has a salary of $49,000 ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: - Promotes the independence and self-determination of individuals, utilizing person-centered practices that focus on the individuals’ strengths and preferences while simultaneously addressing their needs. - Manage the holistic healthcare, nutrition, and wellness of individuals including tracking appointments, communicating with the CMS, Nurse, relevant doctors and managers. - Ensures the coordination of all recreation and other community activities that promotes the participation and independence of individuals. - Implement, evaluate, and provide feedback on all individual-specific care plans and protocols as written by the team. - Encourages the independence of individuals and promotes relationship building within the community and with natural supports. - Manages and directs the overall flow of the shift including assigning staff to appropriate individual ratios. - Supervise staff (DSPs and Shift Supervisors), while promoting learning and development by providing continual coaching and mentoring. - Role model the necessary behaviors that support independence and the aspirational desires of the individuals. - Informs DSPs of organizational policies, procedures and regulatory requirements including incident management reporting. - Works creatively and collaboratively with trans-disciplinary team members including RN, QIDPs, and PD to determine successful solutions in supporting the needs of the individuals. - Ensures that health and safety requirements are observed including maintaining a stimulating and comfortable physical environment. - To facilitate individuals’ participation in recreational activities and medical appointments, coordinates all transportation activities for the residence. - Manage the personal property of individuals and their ability to access personal items. - In collaboration with the clinical team, participates in admission and discharge reviews and makes recommendations to Program Director. - Conducts monthly fire evacuation drills to include all staff members at the residence. - Ensure optimal utilization of the resources available in order to achieve efficiencies including managing the distribution and reconciliation of petty cash funds. - Ensures compliance with regulatory agencies within mandatory time frames. - Supports the mission, vision, values of S:US. - Additional responsibilities as deemed necessary by Program Director or designee. Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance;403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays   Effective August 30, 2021, unless granted a reasonable accommodation for disability, all new hires must show proof of vaccination against the COVID-19 virus.  If hired for one of our city sponsored programs, this requirement must be met by your date of hire
Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
TITLE: Therapeutic Counselor DIVISION/DEPT.: Developmental Disabilities – CSIDD (Resource Center) REPORTS TO: Therapeutic Center Director SUPERVISES: N/A FLSA: Non-Exempt   SCOPE OF ROLE: The S:US CSSID Resource Center is a highly specialized intensive respite that provides proactive clinical approaches in an accessible, safe and positive environment. Individuals that are waiver approved and enrolled in the CSIDD program can utilize our Resource Center on a planned or emergency basis. We    pride ourselves on providing a therapeutic environment conducive to feeling safe. The center is a cheery and positive atmosphere with friendly and engaging staff.   As a Therapeutic Counselor you will provide crisis intervention/high intensity respite services for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and mental health needs.  You will provide direct support to our guests with the opportunities to identify and build on their strengths through solution-focused skill building as well as therapeutic supports and positive experiences. These experiences are fostered through a carefully structured, therapeutic milieu, using therapeutic group activities that promote positive, strengths-based approaches and skills.                      This position is located in Brooklyn,NY   ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Direct Support - Provide the highest quality of care and service to all guests. Maintain effective, positive, and quality operations at the center. - Assist guests to achieve personal goals; work on behalf of guests to overcome barriers; respect guests' personal beliefs, choices, and interests. - Help guests with ADL’s when necessary (eating, grooming, dressing, bathing, and toileting walking/maintaining stability) - Serve as role model and mentor, demonstrate desired behaviors, and coach guests using approved techniques and strategies. - Assist crisis de-escalation utilizing guests’ cross system crisis intervention plan. - Use approved physical intervention techniques when necessary to protect guests. - Assist guests in promoting independence in areas such as: preparing meals, planning daily schedule of activities, choosing leisure time activities that will foster positive emotions. - Plan and Facilitate structured groups/activities focused on individual admission goals. Medical Support - Provide appropriate assistance to promote health and wellness; communicate with medical professionals and record information regarding health events, conditions, and status. - Participate in AMAP training and become certified as an AMAP provider. - Administer medications according to physician instructions - Provide first aid/CPR and seek emergency medical care when needed General Responsibilities - Gather and collect data regarding individual guest presentation and share observations/impressions with clinical team. - Complete assigned documentation as needed - Maintain cleanliness of program - Drive company vehicle to transport guests to activities - Act in a professional manner and communicate effectively with others Complete training programs, attend required meetings and follow all policies and procedures of the CSIDD Resource   KEY PERFORMANCE STANDARDS   - Communication: Ability to communicate effectively with individuals and team members, appreciating their social, cultural, religious and ethnic backgrounds and their age, gender and abilities.  - Integrity: Uphold personal and professional ethics and values, considering the values of the organization and respecting the culture, beliefs and abilities of individuals we serve.  - Relationships: Ability to develop long-standing relationship with clients and their families.  - Critical Evaluation: Gather and convey information to assist in developing and implementing each guest’s plan of care.  - Teamwork: Ability to work in a team-oriented environment and contribute to the leadership that creates a fun and friendly environment that fosters positive emotions.  - Self-Motivated: Ability to demonstrate initiative and endeavor to maintain effective, positive and quality operations at the center.  
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
TITLE: Assistant Program Director DIVISION/DEPT.: Developmental Disabilities Services REPORTS TO: Program Director SUPERVISES:  DSPs and Shift Supervisors FLSA:  Non-Exempt | Hourly The Assistant Program Director (APD) is responsible for ensuring that our individuals have the supports and resources necessary to live meaningful lives, and that they align with their needs and aspirations within both their respective homes and communities. The APD is responsible for ensuring that the individuals’ wellness, nutritional, and healthcare needs are met. He/she will lead their assigned shift, providing hands-on coaching and role modeling best practices and behaviors for Direct Care Professionals (DSPs) as well as providing 24-hour assistance in periods of high demand.   In collaboration with a trans-disciplinary team member and under supervision of the Program Director, the APD is expected to promote an environment of respect, learning and independence for the individuals.  He/she will interact with individuals and colleagues in a manner that stems from dignity and with hopes of fostering a true home atmosphere for the individuals.  In addition, he/she will provide coaching to DSPs and Shift Supervisors so that their actions ensure the health and wellness of the individuals, support their independence, self-determination and right to take reasonable risks.  The APD will maintain operational efficiency of the residence, including fiscal, regulatory, policies & procedures, staff management, and quality improvement.  This position is located at our program in the Bronx and has a salary $50,000.00.   ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: - Promotes the independence and self-determination of individuals, utilizing person-centered practices that focus on the individuals’ strengths and preferences while simultaneously addressing their needs. - Manage the holistic healthcare, nutrition, and wellness of individuals including tracking appointments, communicating with the CMS, Nurse, relevant doctors and managers. - Ensures the coordination of all recreation and other community activities that promotes the participation and independence of individuals. - Implement, evaluate, and provide feedback on all individual-specific care plans and protocols as written by the team. - Encourages the independence of individuals and promotes relationship building within the community and with natural supports. - Manages and directs the overall flow of the shift including assigning staff to appropriate individual ratios. - Supervise staff (DSPs and Shift Supervisors), while promoting learning and development by providing continual coaching and mentoring. - Role model the necessary behaviors that support independence and the aspirational desires of the individuals. - Informs DSPs of organizational policies, procedures and regulatory requirements including incident management reporting. - Works creatively and collaboratively with trans-disciplinary team members including RN, QIDPs, and PD to determine successful solutions in supporting the needs of the individuals. - Ensures that health and safety requirements are observed including maintaining a stimulating and comfortable physical environment. - To facilitate individuals’ participation in recreational activities and medical appointments, coordinates all transportation activities for the residence. - Manage the personal property of individuals and their ability to access personal items. - In collaboration with the clinical team, participates in admission and discharge reviews and makes recommendations to Program Director. - Conducts monthly fire evacuation drills to include all staff members at the residence. - Ensure optimal utilization of the resources available in order to achieve efficiencies including managing the distribution and reconciliation of petty cash funds. - Ensures compliance with regulatory agencies within mandatory time frames. - Supports the mission, vision, values of S:US. - Additional responsibilities as deemed necessary by Program Director or designee.     Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance;403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays  
Job Locations US-NY-South Ozone Park
  TITLE: Assistant Program Director   DIVISION/DEPT.: Developmental Disabilities Services   REPORTS TO: Program Director   SUPERVISES:  DSPs and Shift Supervisors      FLSA:  Non-Exempt | Hourly The Assistant Program Director (APD) is responsible for ensuring that our individuals have the supports and resources necessary to live meaningful lives, and that they align with their needs and aspirations within both their respective homes and communities. The APD is responsible for ensuring that the individuals’ wellness, nutritional, and healthcare needs are met. He/she will lead their assigned shift, providing hands-on coaching and role modeling best practices and behaviors for Direct Care Professionals (DSPs) as well as providing 24-hour assistance in periods of high demand.   In collaboration with a trans-disciplinary team member and under supervision of the Program Director, the APD is expected to promote an environment of respect, learning and independence for the individuals.  He/she will interact with individuals and colleagues in a manner that stems from dignity and with hopes of fostering a true home atmosphere for the individuals.  In addition, he/she will provide coaching to DSPs and Shift Supervisors so that their actions ensure the health and wellness of the individuals, support their independence, self-determination and right to take reasonable risks.  The APD will maintain operational efficiency of the residence, including fiscal, regulatory, policies & procedures, staff management, and quality improvement.  This position is located at our program in Long Island City on Crescent Street, New York and has a salary of $49,000 ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: - Promotes the independence and self-determination of individuals, utilizing person-centered practices that focus on the individuals’ strengths and preferences while simultaneously addressing their needs. - Manage the holistic healthcare, nutrition, and wellness of individuals including tracking appointments, communicating with the CMS, Nurse, relevant doctors and managers. - Ensures the coordination of all recreation and other community activities that promotes the participation and independence of individuals. - Implement, evaluate, and provide feedback on all individual-specific care plans and protocols as written by the team. - Encourages the independence of individuals and promotes relationship building within the community and with natural supports. - Manages and directs the overall flow of the shift including assigning staff to appropriate individual ratios. - Supervise staff (DSPs and Shift Supervisors), while promoting learning and development by providing continual coaching and mentoring. - Role model the necessary behaviors that support independence and the aspirational desires of the individuals. - Informs DSPs of organizational policies, procedures and regulatory requirements including incident management reporting. - Works creatively and collaboratively with trans-disciplinary team members including RN, QIDPs, and PD to determine successful solutions in supporting the needs of the individuals. - Ensures that health and safety requirements are observed including maintaining a stimulating and comfortable physical environment. - To facilitate individuals’ participation in recreational activities and medical appointments, coordinates all transportation activities for the residence. - Manage the personal property of individuals and their ability to access personal items. - In collaboration with the clinical team, participates in admission and discharge reviews and makes recommendations to Program Director. - Conducts monthly fire evacuation drills to include all staff members at the residence. - Ensure optimal utilization of the resources available in order to achieve efficiencies including managing the distribution and reconciliation of petty cash funds. - Ensures compliance with regulatory agencies within mandatory time frames. - Supports the mission, vision, values of S:US. - Additional responsibilities as deemed necessary by Program Director or designee. Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance;403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays   Effective August 30, 2021, unless granted a reasonable accommodation for disability, all new hires must show proof of vaccination against the COVID-19 virus.  If hired for one of our city sponsored programs, this requirement must be met by your date of hire
Job Locations US-NY-Hollis
                           TITLE: Assistant Program Director                            DIVISION/DEPT.: Developmental Disabilities Services                            REPORTS TO: Program Director                            SUPERVISES:  DSPs and Shift Supervisors                            FLSA:  Non-Exempt | Hourly The Assistant Program Director (APD) is responsible for ensuring that our individuals have the supports and resources necessary to live meaningful lives, and that they align with their needs and aspirations within both their respective homes and communities. The APD is responsible for ensuring that the individuals’ wellness, nutritional, and healthcare needs are met. He/she will lead their assigned shift, providing hands-on coaching and role modeling best practices and behaviors for Direct Care Professionals (DSPs) as well as providing 24-hour assistance in periods of high demand.   In collaboration with a trans-disciplinary team member and under supervision of the Program Director, the APD is expected to promote an environment of respect, learning and independence for the individuals.  He/she will interact with individuals and colleagues in a manner that stems from dignity and with hopes of fostering a true home atmosphere for the individuals.  In addition, he/she will provide coaching to DSPs and Shift Supervisors so that their actions ensure the health and wellness of the individuals, support their independence, self-determination and right to take reasonable risks.  The APD will maintain operational efficiency of the residence, including fiscal, regulatory, policies & procedures, staff management, and quality improvement.   This position is located at our program in Hollis, New York and has a salary of  $48,000.00 ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: - Promotes the independence and self-determination of individuals, utilizing person-centered practices that focus on the individuals’ strengths and preferences while simultaneously addressing their needs. - Manage the holistic healthcare, nutrition, and wellness of individuals including tracking appointments, communicating with the CMS, Nurse, relevant doctors and managers. - Ensures the coordination of all recreation and other community activities that promotes the participation and independence of individuals. - Implement, evaluate, and provide feedback on all individual-specific care plans and protocols as written by the team. - Encourages the independence of individuals and promotes relationship building within the community and with natural supports. - Manages and directs the overall flow of the shift including assigning staff to appropriate individual ratios. - Supervise staff (DSPs and Shift Supervisors), while promoting learning and development by providing continual coaching and mentoring. - Role model the necessary behaviors that support independence and the aspirational desires of the individuals. - Informs DSPs of organizational policies, procedures and regulatory requirements including incident management reporting. - Works creatively and collaboratively with trans-disciplinary team members including RN, QIDPs, and PD to determine successful solutions in supporting the needs of the individuals. - Ensures that health and safety requirements are observed including maintaining a stimulating and comfortable physical environment. - To facilitate individuals’ participation in recreational activities and medical appointments, coordinates all transportation activities for the residence. - Manage the personal property of individuals and their ability to access personal items. - In collaboration with the clinical team, participates in admission and discharge reviews and makes recommendations to Program Director. - Conducts monthly fire evacuation drills to include all staff members at the residence. - Ensure optimal utilization of the resources available in order to achieve efficiencies including managing the distribution and reconciliation of petty cash funds. - Ensures compliance with regulatory agencies within mandatory time frames. - Supports the mission, vision, values of S:US. - Additional responsibilities as deemed necessary by Program Director or designee.     Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance;403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays   Effective August 30, 2021, unless granted a reasonable accommodation for disability, all new hires must show proof of vaccination against the COVID-19 virus.  If hired for one of our city sponsored programs, this requirement must be met by your date of hire.
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
Turn your passion for helping others into a fulfilling career at one of New York City’s most respected disability services organizations.   Services for the UnderServed (S:US) is hiring Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) to support people with intellectual/developmental disabilities in living their best life in a safe environment. Join our team to start your career in social services while learning from the best experts in the field.   S:US offers: Flexible scheduling, 1199 union benefits, and boasts a 10-percent internal promotion rate organization-wide!   This opportunity is available at our program located on Crotona Avenue in Bronx, NY so you can work close to home.     Responsibilities: - Provide habilitation services to each client as prescribed in that client’s service plans (CFA, Individual Service plan, Habilitation plan) • Assist each client, as needed, in skill development in areas such as activities of daily living, domestic living, recreation and socialization • With appropriate training and supervision, administer medication to clients as assigned and in compliance with management, medical and nursing policies and procedures • Ensure assigned clients’ nutritional needs are met according to prescribed diet, and assist with feeding as necessary • Report immediately any observed/known deficiencies or own inability in providing habilitation services to clients, as well as all types of abuse and other facility problems, including physical plant/safety issues to management Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance;403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays #CB
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
Turn your passion for helping others into a fulfilling career at one of New York City’s most respected disability services organizations.   Services for the UnderServed (S:US) is hiring Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) to support people with intellectual/developmental disabilities in living their best life in a safe environment. Join our team to start your career in social services while learning from the best experts in the field.   S:US offers: Flexible scheduling, 1199 union benefits, and boasts a 10-percent internal promotion rate organization-wide!   This opportunity is available at our program located on Crotona Avenue in Bronx, NY so you can work close to home.   Pay rate: $15.76/hour   Responsibilities: - Provide habilitation services to each client as prescribed in that client’s service plans (CFA, Individual Service plan, Habilitation plan) • Assist each client, as needed, in skill development in areas such as activities of daily living, domestic living, recreation and socialization • With appropriate training and supervision, administer medication to clients as assigned and in compliance with management, medical and nursing policies and procedures • Ensure assigned clients’ nutritional needs are met according to prescribed diet, and assist with feeding as necessary • Report immediately any observed/known deficiencies or own inability in providing habilitation services to clients, as well as all types of abuse and other facility problems, including physical plant/safety issues to management Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance;403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays
Job Locations US-NY-Bronx
Turn your passion for helping others into a fulfilling career at one of New York City’s most respected disability services organizations.   Services for the UnderServed (S:US) is hiring Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) to support people with intellectual/developmental disabilities in living their best life in a safe environment. Join our team to start your career in social services while learning from the best experts in the field.   S:US offers: Flexible scheduling, 1199 union benefits, and boasts a 10-percent internal promotion rate organization-wide!   This opportunity is available at our program located on East 163rd Street in (South) Bronx, NY. Responsibilities: • Assists each consumer in skill development in areas such as independent living, adaptive behaviors, socialization, recreation and activities of daily living. • Supervises consumers in the community, using various experiences to reinforce skills being taught in group session while ensuring their safety. • Leads group sessions with consumers and facilitate the discussions to provide learning skills to be used in their community. • Provides annual and semi-annual progress reports regarding valued outcomes. • Assesses the needs of lower functioning and/or non-verbal consumers through observations and evaluations; their valued outcomes will be developed and addressed. • Provides input and ensures compliance with the valued outcomes in the ISP and Day Habilitation Plan. • Provides weekly documentation of outcomes being worked towards with each individual in accordance with his/her Day Habilitation Plan.   Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance;403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays