Overview

Whether you are looking for full-time or part-time work, evenings or overnights, we have options for you. Come Discover the Rewards of being a Direct Support Professional at Saratoga Bridges. Our DSP’s make a difference in the lives of the people we support, who have intellectual/developmental disabilities.

We have openings across Saratoga County.

What Saratoga Bridges offers to you:

  • Competitive pay with differentials that can pay up to $21.35 (includes the weekend + overnight differential)
  • Paid training
  • Referral Bonus – Up to $500 for each referral
  • Excellent Health Insurance – Very small deductible and No Co-pays
  • Flexible Schedules – evenings & overnight shifts available, short workweeks, and overtime currently available

As a DSP you will spend your time:

  • Supporting people with Intellectual Disabilities, while they learn life skills at home, and in their communities
  • Teaching and documenting goals according to a person’s plan and the way you were trained
  • Supporting people in recreation activities, such as going for a walk at a park, participating in an art activity, or playing a game
  • Assisting people with personal care such as bathing, toileting, dressing, and grooming

Your evening, with the people you work with, includes: making dinner, helping people take showers/baths, helping people in the bathroom, doing laundry with a person, or working on goals.

Why work for Saratoga Bridges?

  • Our Direct Support Professionals base pay starts at $15.75 to $17.35 depending on worksite

Our differentials are:

  • $2.00 on weekday overnights
  • $3.00 on weekend overnights plus the differential below – Friday, Saturday & Sunday (Plus the $1.00 weekend differential totaling $4.00)
  • $1.00 on weekends (day/evening shifts) – Friday, Saturday, & Sunday
  • We have great benefits including; health insurance, vacation, and holiday time, tuition reimbursement, retirement matching, and referral bonuses
  • If you have no experience we will provide paid training to you.
  • Flexibility – evenings and overnight shifts available, short workweeks, and overtime currently available
  • You’ll feel great making a difference in someone’s life

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.75 – $21.35 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability

Application Question(s):

  • Have you received your Covid-19 vaccine?

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Personal Care: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • NYS Driver’s License (Preferred)

Work Location: One location