Self-Direction Comm Hab

Rochester, NY, USA Req #200
Tuesday, August 9, 2022
We accept applications for open positions. We are an equal opportunity employer.
Selfdir FL CH DSP - Self Direction Staff


Job Purpose:
 
We are looking for a responsible, caring, and compassionate Community Habilitation worker to join our family and to work with our adult daughter who has autism and is non-verbal. The ideal job candidate will be highly dependable and have a passion for helping to increase independent living skills and goals with her. Working one-on-one with her, you will assess her needs and tend to them accordingly with the goal of fostering a positive, relationship with her and her family.  She is a happy, easy going, go with the flow type of young lady.  She has many strengths just does better with a staff person to help her through her independent tasks.
 
Essential Functions: 

  • Be a personal companion and act as a supportive friend serving her needs and working to build her independence
  • Encourage and foster her preferred hobbies and interests
  • Assist with and work to strengthen her many daily living needs, including but not limited to nutrition, hygiene, exercise, communication, and socialization skills
  • Help her to bathe, groom, and dress, prepare food and drink, always working to improve self-reliance
  • Document services provided and goals worked on during shift hours.
  • Accompany to scheduled appointments and to do fun things in the community.
  • Encourage individual skill development and work towards community integration 
  • Develop meaningful relationships and connections to make her feel cared for and included in the community
  • Follow all health and safety protocol
  • Assists with home management functions such as light housekeeping, laundry, bed making, and cleaning
  • Be compassionate, patient and encouraging
Qualifications:

  • Minimum high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Valid driver’s license
 
Pay Rate:

  • $25/hr
 
Schedule:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursdays from 530 to 8pm, Saturdays (flexible), chosen Sundays(flexible)


Empowering People's Independence(EPI)  

1650 South Avenue
Rochester, N.Y. 14620
(585) 442-6420
sdhr@epiny.org

Other details

  • Job Family Direct Support - Self Hire
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Rochester, NY, USA