Direct Support Professional – Floater

Program

Community Habilitation - In Home Support Services

Responsibilities

Provides individuals with support and training in all areas of independent living such as meal planning and preparation; home maintenance, money management, social skills, community skills and utilizing community resources. For self-directed/ co-managed services, receives training and instruction from the individual or the designated adult who is co-managing the service.

Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent required. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The responsibilities listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Any combination of education and experience which demonstrates the abilities and knowledge for successful performance will be considered.   In order to transport individuals, employees whose job responsibilities require transporting service recipients in an Agency vehicle or in their personal vehicle  are required to meet VEHICLE OPERATOR REQUIREMENTS (with the exception of overnight positions).   All employees are subject to background checks as required by the NYS Justice Center including, but not limited to, the New York State Child Abuse Registry, Staff Exclusion Lists, Fingerprinting/Criminal History Record Check and the Mental Health Law 16.34.

All employment offers are contingent on the positive outcome of all background checks and the successful completion of trainings required for each position.

Physical Requirements:  Must successfully complete and maintain all required trainings including but not limited to First Aid/CPR, SCIP (Strategies for Crisis Intervention and Prevention) and Medication Administration.  Must be able to stand, sit, bend, kneel, squat, lift, move and transfer up to 50 pounds.

 

Salary

Commensurate with experience

Location

Rochester, Brockport, NY

Hours

Full time positions. Rochester opening has day time hours schedule. Brockport/Rochester opening has some weekends and evenings hours.

Meetings

Staff meeting once per month