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The Jewish Board 1301A | Milieu Counselor – Direct Support Professional in United States

1301A | Milieu Counselor – Direct Support Professional in Bronx at The Jewish Board

Date Posted:1/13/2022

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:

Full-Time

  • Location:

    Bronx

  • Job Type:

Other

  • Experience:

Not Specified

  • Date Posted:

1/13/2022

Job DescriptionMake a bigger difference

Direct Support Professional

At The Jewish Board, we don’t just make a difference – we make a bigger difference as we serve 45,000 New Yorkers every year. Join our dedicated team that’s been helping communities across New York City for almost 150 years and see just how big of a difference you can make.

Direct Support Professionals are caring, positive role models who work one-on-one or in small groups to help our clients build skills so they can lead safe, full, and independent lives.

Reasons you’ll love working with us:

• If you have a particular age range or population you’re interested in working with,you can find your niche here. Our clients and staff areas diverse as the citywe work in, and include people of all cultures, religions, races, gender expressions, and sexual orientations.

  • We’re committed to supporting yourcareer developmentby encouragingmobility and advancementacross different program types and jobs.

  • With 70 locations throughout the five boroughs, you canwork close to where you live.

  • Generous vacation time and 15 paid holidays will help you achieve a healthywork/life balance.

  • We offer anexcellent benefits packagewith affordable, high-quality health and dental insurance with low co-pays.

  • You’ll receiveongoing supportthrough high-quality supervision, specialized trainings from our Continuing Education team, and an education benefit.

How you can make a bigger difference:

Holland Ave residential program helps boys and girls, ages of 10-13 years old who are struggling with a wide range of psychiatric diagnoses, emotional crises, mental health, and behavioral issues.. As a Direct Support Professional, you’ll be a teacher, a mentor, a role model, and a friend, helping this population achieve a great quality of life. That means helping them build and practice independent living skills – everything from supporting daily routines such as making plans with friends, joining community events, grocery shopping and cooking, to personal care and recreational activities. Simply put, it’s a chance to help others thrive.

Qualifications

  • A High School diploma or GED equivalent

  • A current, valid driver’s license with a clean driving record

  • Prior experience in a residential setting is preferred

If you join us, you’ll have these great benefits:

  • Generous paid time off in addition to 15 agency holidays and 15 sick days

  • Affordable and high-quality medical/dental/vision plans

  • Tuition assistance and educational loan forgiveness

  • Free continuing education opportunities

  • 403(b) retirement benefits and a pension

  • Flexible spending accounts for health and transportation

  • 27/7 Accessible Employee Assistance Program

  • Life and disability insurance

  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion working groups that are available for you to join, including Confronting Structural Racism (COR), Coalition Against Anti-Semitism (CAAS), and the LGBTQ Steering Committee

Who we are:

The Jewish Board delivers innovative, high-quality, and compassionate mental health and social services to over 45,000 New Yorkers each year. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families to children, teens, and adults. We are proud to employ and serve people of all religions, races, cultural backgrounds, gender expressions, and sexual orientations. We are committed to building diverse, equitable, and inclusive teams to help support our mission, and we strongly encourage candidates from historically marginalized backgrounds to apply to work with us.

More on Equal Opportunity:

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

Other details

  • Job Family : Direct Care [200s]

  • Job Function : Paraprofessionals

  • Pay Type : Hourly

  • Employment Indicator : 8833 - Hospital - Professional Employees

  • Travel Required : Yes

  • Required Education : High School

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