Direct Support Professional

Catholic Charities Disabilities Services (CCDS), a leader in services for individuals with developmental disabilities, is hiring for a Direct Support Professional (DSP) in the Capital Region. We are looking for Direct Support Professionals to work in one of our residence homes that has varying levels of disabilities. Some of the duties staff perform may include providing hands on assistance with daily living skills, household responsibilities, medication administration, meal preparation, and a variety of life experiences inside and outside the home. Candidates should also be comfortable meeting the personal care needs of others.

Location: Albany, Schenectady, Niskayuna, Troy, and Clifton Park

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED required
  • No experience necessary, paid training upon hire
  • Valid NYS driver’s license and personal transportation; required
  • Ability to work independently, demonstrate sound judgment and complete necessary documentation
  • All employees must consent to a full criminal background check and fingerprinting

Why Catholic Charities?  We have the unparalleled privilege to do what we love, with an organization that values work-life balance.  Our competitive benefits plans include*

  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • On-going professional development opportunities
  • Comprehensive health Insurance plan; including, telemedicine
  • Low cost dental and vision coverage
  • Generous Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • Reimbursement for Healthcare Expenses (HRA)
  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan
  • 403b Retirement Savings
  • Free Term Life Insurance & Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Employee Referral Bonuses
  • Employee Assistance Program