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Direct Support Professional (DSP) / Youth Worker

Company: Genesee Lake School
Location: Oconomowoc
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Overview:Newly Increased Pay Rates!We are seeking dedicated and supportive people to provide care for our students during these trying times!Openings are immediate and positions start at $15.50/hr!Genesee Lake School, a MyPath company, is a nationally recognized employee-owned provider of educational, vocational, and therapeutic residential services for children, adolescents, and young adults dealing with a variety of challenges and behavioral issues.We specialize in working with students with Autism Spectrum Disorders, anxiety and mood disorders, and complex trauma. Your work will help them live their best lives, all while carving a career path for yourself. As a part of our community you will:Be a part of a reliable, caring teamEnsure students and your peers have the support they need to thrive.Find your place. Be a part of something bigger.Responsibilities:To succeed in this role, you must show an understanding of the emotional and developmental disabilities of the people you serve. When you join our team, you will be enrolled in our training program designed to build the skills and confidence needed to meet your job requirements and build your career with us.As a Direct Support Professional, you will:Ensure safety and security, providing supervision at all times.Complete documentation including tracking behavioral data, shift summaries, incident reports, and more.Assist in development and implantation of treatment plans in collaboration with our treatment team.Instruct and assist students in carrying out their daily living activities, including self-care management and developing social, communication, and emotional regulation skills.Assist in the classroom by providing guidance and acting as a role model for students.Build relationships of trust.Manage behavior of our students.Demonstrate proactive, appropriate, and effective interactions with students while maintaining self-control during crisis interventions.Some positions require meal preparation and administration of medication.Qualifications:Must be least 21 years old.High school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor's in psychology, social work, or related field preferred.Previous experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities is preferred.Must be available to work a schedule that will consist of both first and second shifts, every other weekend, double shifts, and a holiday rotation.A valid Wisconsin driver's license with an acceptable driving record preferred.Schedule, Wage, & Benefit InformationThis is a full-time, 40 hour/week position that requires availability to work both 1st and 2nd shift, as well as alternating weekends, double shifts, and a holiday rotation.$15.50-$17.50/hourly based on education and program placement.Option for earned-wage access - work today, get paid tomorrow!All full-time employees of Genesee Lake School are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package including:HealthDentalVisionMedical FSADependent Care FSA401(k)Education AssistanceEmployee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)Employee Assistance Program (EAP)Employee Discount ProgramPaid Time Off (PTO) - a new employee working 40 hours/week will earn over 4 weeks per yearHoliday PayCompany Paid Short-Term & Long-Term DisabilityCompany Paid Life and AD&DVoluntary Life InsuranceEmergency Travel AssistanceGuardian Angels Program (GAP)Student Loan Paydown AssistanceFree meals & coffeeOur CultureThere's more to Genesee Lake School than competitive pay and benefits. Genesee Lake School is part of MyPath, a 100% employee-owned organization that transforms lives. We do this by offering residential, educational, vocational, and respite services.At MyPath, we support an ownership culture throughout the organization. Our culture is based on our five Beliefs and Behaviors: Passion - Accountability - Teamwork - Openness - Continuous Learning and InnovationEach year, after your first year of employment with us, you will receive a part of your income in MyPath stock, making you an employee owner. This stock allocation is a company-funded benefit-no investment from the employees is required. Yet, employee ownership goes beyond simply stock.As an employee owner, you can expect transparency, respect, and appreciation. You'll impact the place you work and map a career within Genesee Lake School or other MyPath companies. With your passion and our breadth of services, your options are nearly limitless!LOOKING FOR SOMETHING ELSE?MyPath has eight business units filled with people who are called to help children and adults with the most challenging special needs. From residential treatment to day schools, we have many opportunities to transform lives. To search MyPath jobs at all of our businesses, visit careers.mypathcompanies.comWe are an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.M/F/D/V : glscareers

Keywords: Genesee Lake School, Milwaukee , Direct Support Professional (DSP) / Youth Worker, Other , Oconomowoc, Wisconsin

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