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Direct Care - Yorktown Heights, NY $4000 sign on bonus

Location: Yorktown Heights, NY, United States
Schedule: Flexible Sun-Sat

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Description

New to the field? No problem! This role is perfect for students in psychology, newly certified CNAS, CNA students or anyone who wants to try the rewarding field of direct care. Growth opportunities emerge from our Pathways to Excellence Direct Support Professional Certification Program, after you join our team. Extensive training and orientation provide you with the solid foundation as you start your career at Ability Beyond!  

At Ability Beyond, you can be accepted, celebrated, & impactful!  

Location(s): Yorktown Heights, NY location only  

Hours: Evening and overnight shifts available including 1 weekend day  

Pay Rate: $17.50-18.00 / hour and $4000 sign on/retention bonus  

Responsibilities:   

  • Working with adults with intellectual/developmental and sometimes physical disabilities
  • Working with people with medical, behavioral, or independent living needs in residential group homes or individual apartments
  • Helping people with disabilities with daily living such as cooking, cleaning, and hands-on care
  • Assisting with transportation needs for people to and from appointments or on outings
  • Immersing people with disabilities into the community to participate in work and volunteer activities such as attending sporting events or participating in recreational activities
  • Assisting with positive behavior reinforcement, goal planning, and socialization skills
  • Ensure proper electronic and physical documentation of daily individualized case notes
  • Collaborating with an interdisciplinary team that includes nurses, behaviorists, & nutritionists

Benefits:  

  • Extensive paid training and certification program
  • Generous benefit package (medical, dental, vision, pet insurance)
  • Paid time off (increases over years of service)
  • Self-directed retirement plan options (403B)
  • PSLF loan forgiveness eligibility
  • NYS Healthcare Worker Bonus eligibility
  • Flexible work schedules and overtime available that allow for work life balance
  • Access to an Employee Assistant Program including mental health resources
  • Ongoing diversity, equity, inclusion, & belonging initiatives
  • Accredited certification programs in direct care, leadership, and other specialties
  • Employee mentorship program
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • A culture of appreciation, respect, and teamwork

Qualifications:  

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Valid Driver’s License is required
  • Willingness to learn, no experience needed

To see a day in the life our Ability Beyond workforce, check out this video:  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fk2TezhPHro  

  
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