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Substitute Direct Support Professional

Location : Athens County, OH
Reference Code : 3542K
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Healthcare - Health Services

Job Description :

An ongoing need for substitute direct support professionals needed for Havar, Inc., a large healthcare organization that services developmentally disabled individuals in Athens County, Ohio. Will be needed to fill-in for extra shifts and cover vacation, sick, and personal time off taken by other support professionals. Though each client's needs differ, duties will include but are not limited direct-care assistance with daily living skills and hygiene, preparing meals, completing household chores, and transporting individuals to and from outings, social activities, and appointments. 


This is a direct-hire position. There is no set schedule as the substitute aide would work as needed. Available shifts that may need to be covered include morning, afternoon, evening, overnight, 24-hour, and weekend positions. The base pay rate for this position starts at $8.90/hour and upon reaching full-time hours and completion of a probationary period, the pay rate will increase to $9.94/hour. Higher hourly wages are paid for certain shifts such as 24-hour or overnight needs. 

A $100 sign-on bonus and comprehensive benefits (full-time schedule) will be issued after completion of a probationary period.

Required Qualifications :

Must have a customer service personality and good communication skills. Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Must have a current and valid driver's license, reliable transportation, auto insurance and a clean driving record. Must be able to lift at least 50lbs. on occasion. OADSP certification preferred. Healthcare or related experience is preferred but not required, and paid training is provided.

This employer maintains a drug-free workplace. Applicants will be asked to pass a number of pre-employment screenings, including a drug screen, 50lb. weight lifting test, and background check prior to their first day on the job.

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