Residential Aide -Yardley, PA

    Merakey
    Yardley, PA
    Full-time, Part-time

    Job Description

    We are currently seeking a Direct Support Professional to join our Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Services (IDD) division in Yardley, PA.

    POSITION OVERVIEW
    • Work involves providing individualized care, activities of daily living, including proper maintenance of living area, and guiding residents in leisure activities, work and day programming.
    • Work also entails 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 under the supervision of the House Manager who reviews results through living area observation of activities in progress, residents' responsiveness, 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.
    ABOUT OUR IDD DIVISION

    Merakey supports individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in the enhancement of their abilities and interests. Services are aimed at partnering with individuals as they become self-sufficient and live everyday lives. Merakey focuses on helping individuals find meaningful roles in their community and to feel valued as community members. Individuals are always at the core of the planning and implementation of services.

    Community-Based Services
    • Adult Training Facility
    • Behavior Support Services
    • Early Intervention Case Management
    • Employment (Transitional, Supported, Competitive)
    • In-home Support
    • Non-traditional Community Day Services/Home and Community Habilitation
    • Supports Coordination
    Residential Services
    • Community Living/Group Homes
    • Family/Shared Living
    • Intermediate Care Facility
    • Respite Care
    • Specialized Residential (medically fragile, dementia, autism, dual diagnosis, problematic sexual behavior)
    • Supported Living
    For more information on each individual service, please visit: https://www.merakey.org/services-idd.html

    APPLY TODAY

    In addition to completing your application, please feel free to email your resume directly to our recruiter at karen.dunlop@merakey.org.

    Requisition Number: 53766

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS
    • A verifiable high school diploma or GED is required.
    • Related experience is helpful.
    • A current and valid driver's license is required for community based homes.
    Posting ID: 556641109Posted: 2020-05-21