Company Description: Pathlight Group is a non-profit organization in Western Massachusetts that has been creating opportunities, building relationships, and improving the lives of children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families for 60 years. We are a dynamic organization with a deep commitment to our mission. We have a strong reputation for high quality services. Additional information can be found on our website, www.pathlightgroup.org.
Creating opportunities, building relationships, improving lives for children and adults with developmental disabilities are the heart and soul of the work we do at Pathlight, Inc.
Pathlight is known for high quality services for children and adults with developmental disabilities, and support for their families and for others who will benefit from our services. Pathlight is also known as a leader and innovator in our field.
Individuals and families feel listened to and respected, and have information needed to make decisions to meet their goals through their lives.
Services are responsive to the ethnic and cultural diversity of the communities we serve.
Employees feel valued, demonstrate competence, and are supported in their professional growth.
Internal operations are efficiently structured to deliver quality services, growth and innovation.
Assistant Manager DSP4
$17.30 Per Hour
High School or Equivalent
Up to One Year
CPR, First Aid, MAP, Safety Care - Preference:
Love direct care but want to utilize your supervisory skills and potential?
Pathlight is looking for experienced Direct Support Professionals to step into a DSP 4 position. This position parallel Supervisor and Assistant Manager positions.
Position available in Gill 32 hours weekly.
Summary of Position:
Perform a variety of routine direct care duties to support and instruct individuals with developmental disabilities, and to promote their dignity, safety, health, welfare rights and development, including advanced medical and behavioral treatment. Guide staff and perform other duties requiring advanced training beyond Direct Support Professional 3 duties, in compliance with Pathlight and applicable governing agency policies, procedures and regulations.
Minimum 18 years of age.
High School diploma or equivalent.
Valid driver's license. Reliable transportation, as required by program.
Thorough knowledge of a specialized field such as human services or general health care involving skills knowledge and the application of basic theory, equal to 2 years college.
Apply online at: https://pathlightgroup.applicantpro.com/jobs/1065752.html
If unable to apply online, apply in person at 220 Brookdale Dr. Springfield, Ma 01104 or 101 Munson St. Greenfield, Ma Monday through Friday 9 am to 5 pm.
Pathlight has demonstrated a commitment to issues of diversity. We welcome all applicants. EOE
Knowledge and experience required:
Knowledge of Human Services field, direct care services, individuals with developmental disabilities, basic teaching instruction requiring some advanced skills knowledge.
Diversified duties involving an intensive knowledge of general health care and the use of a wide range of procedures. Requires the use of judgment in the lead and coordination of services for assigned program, and in the determination of the best actions to be taken within the limits of accepted practice.
Work with confidential data such as employee and client records which if disclosed, could have significant internal effect or minor external effect.
Plus additional specialized training including requirements for basic First Aid, Fire Safety, CPR, Human Rights, Medication Administration, etc.
Advancement in DSP roles with demonstrated competencies through completion of division and agency trainings as determined by the division requirements and the needs of the program site.