Direct Support Professional
Are you looking for an opportunity to advance your career while
working with an extraordinary team? At Merakey, we put heart and
soul into everything we do. We are seeking Full Time Direct Support
Professionals to join our team in Harrisburg, PA.
If you are a Caregiver, Direct Care Worker, Home Health Aid or
always wanted to be one, this is the opportunity for you as we are
Pay rate $13/hour up to $17/hour*
* Qualified entry level candidates are eligible for up to
$17/hour if the Enhanced Pay Program is selected and the Shift
Differential is applicable for the hours worked.
POSITION OVERVIEW Work involves promoting individual skills to
engage in activities of daily living, including proper maintenance
of living area, guiding individuals in leisure activities, work and
community participation and integration. Work also entails
assisting the individuals with performing all chores necessary to
maintain as normal a living environment as possible, i.e., laundry,
housekeeping, and personal care.
ABOUT OUR IDD DIVISION Merakey supports individuals with
intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in the
enhancement of their abilities and interests. Services are aimed at
partnering with individuals as they become self-sufficient and live
everyday lives. Merakey focuses on helping individuals find
meaningful roles in their community and to feel valued as community
members. Individuals are always at the core of the planning and
implementation of services.
Merakey offers Medical, Dental, Vision insurance plans,
competitive compensation plans, Work/Life balance, flexible
schedules and so much more!
We have the compensation and benefits package that will meet
your individual needs!! You choose between "Enhanced Pay" or
Depending on your needs and/or the needs of your family, you
choose between higher pay (and a full range of base benefits) or
unbelievable benefits (and competitive pay). You will be free to
Enhanced Pay -- Competitive wage + an additional $2.00 per hour
for all hours worked. Option to select a base high deductible
medical plan + dental and vision coverage. Retirement plan also
available along with a full range of company paid benefits.
Enhanced Benefits -- Competitive wage + an option to select from
4 comprehensive medical plans for you and your family where at
least 70% of the premiums are paid by Merakey. Dental, Vision and
Retirement Plan also available along with a full range of
additional company paid benefits.
Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health, and
education non-profit provider offering a breadth of integrated
services to individuals and communities across the country. We
leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and
new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their
families, public and private healthcare funders and community
The work of Merakey is anchored in the firm belief that it is
every individual's right to achieve growth, dignity, and
fulfillment in their lives. Surrounding professional staff with the
best in technology and supports, Merakey is a leader in the
industry and remains committed to helping people...one individual
at a time.
Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!
* Must be 18 years of age or older * Must have a valid driver's
license * High school diploma/GED * Related experience is