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Merakey Pennsylvania Direct Support Professional in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Reference #: 5001022032406 Requisition Number 90833

City Pittsburgh

Shift On-Call Only

External Description

Are you looking for an opportunity to advance your career while working with an extraordinary team?  At Merakey, we put heart and soul into everything we do. We are seeking Direct Support Professionals (DSP)to join our team at our program in Crafton, PA. If you are a Caregiver, Direct Care Worker, Home Health aide or always wanted to be one, this is the opportunity for you as we are hiring immediately!

No experience required - we provide PAID training. Earn a minimum of $17.00/hour Our ideal DSP candidate will have a strong desire to create long-term impacts on their individuals lives and enjoy encouraging, mentoring, and coaching others to achieve their goals. Spend your day in a variety of settings making memories with our individuals.  By following the Individuals Support Plan, you can enjoy your days at the park and sensory gardens, while working on social and communication skills.  Be a part of fostering a true sense of pride and fostering independence in your individual by teaching them to navigate daily living activities, such as personal care, housekeeping and laundry.  Make a difference in the life of those you work with to enhance their independence by assisting with daily and personal activities.

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Requisition number: 90833

Benefits Merakey offers competitive compensation plans and more! DailyPay Work/Life Balance Flexible Schedules Cell Phone Discount Plans Employee Referral Bonuses About Merakey Merakey is a non-profit provider of developmental, behavioral health, and education services. More than 8,000 employees provide support to nearly 40,000 individuals and families throughout 12 states across the country each year.  Merakey strictly follows a zero-tolerance policy for abuse. Merakey welcomes all Veterans to apply!

Position Type PRN (no set schedule or hours)

State PA

Work Schedule As scheduled


The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications: Must be at least 18 years of age 1 year of I/DD experience in a group home or residential setting preferred Verifiable high school diploma/GED is preferred

Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer! We deeply value diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ethnic background, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or disability status. Moreover, we are committed to creating teams that reflect the diversity of the communities we serve and encourage applicants from underrepresented backgrounds to apply.