Therapeutic Program Worker-MVDC

Mount Vernon Developmental Center

Therapeutic Program Worker
Starting Hourly Pay: $20.60 per hour 

– 1st Raise in 4 Months (increase to $20.92 per hour)

– $500 bonus after 120 days

– $500 bonus after one year

– Multiple pay increases over your first 3.5 years of service, with an end salary of $23.49 per hour ($48,859 per year) for first shift employees. This does not even include overtime opportunities or shift differential pay!

– Shift differential pay for 2nd & 3rd shift 

– Potential for up to $2000 in referral bonuses

– Tuition Reimbursement

– Medical Coverage Available the 1st of the Month Following Start Date

– Free Dental & Vision After 1 Year

– Generous Benefits Package Including Vacation, Sick, Holiday, and Personal Leave

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Who Are We?

The Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) is a trauma informed care agency focused on implementing our core values and providing support to people with developmental disabilities. We oversee a statewide system of supportive services that focus on ensuring the health and safety, supporting access to community participation, and increasing opportunities for meaningful employment. To learn more about DODD click [here]({rel=”nofollow”}. 

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DODD Core Values:

To help Ohioans with developmental disabilities, DODD has embodied the following core values that focus on the experience of our customers, the people we serve, and their families:

– Kindness & Empathy — All interactions are based on genuine care and concern for all involved. We listen to those we serve, our partners, and each other.
– Collaboration — We engage with each other and our partners with openness and trust.
– Transparency — We are accessible and visible in our business practices.
– Quality Innovation — The services we deliver are value-added and promote excellence.
– Inclusiveness — Cultivate an environment that embraces diversity and ideas at every level of interaction. Our systems and processes are designed to ensure that every person is treated equally, and every voice is heard fairly.
– Accountability — We conduct ourselves professionally and will manage taxpayer dollars responsibly.

What does a Therapeutic Program Worker do?

A Therapeutic Program Worker (TPW) is a direct care worker that helps residents with daily living skills and assists them with becoming more independent, to achieve their goals. Support given to the individual will vary based on each persons needs and capabilities.

Key TPW Tasks:

Assists with eating, bathing, toileting, personal hygiene, oral hygiene, dressing, grooming, communication, money management, etiquette, and social skills

Implements active treatment activities such as gym, pavilion, activity room and pool

Assists with planning and shopping activities (e.g., shopping, vocational skills, hair appointments)

Complete various daily, monthly documentation

Including documentation any unusual incidents