Self-Direction ComHab/Respite

Rochester, NY, USA Req #164
Thursday, December 9, 2021
We accept applications for open positions. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Job Purpose:

Assist individuals with brain injury, intellectual disabilities, and other neurological disabilities in achieving a challenging, stimulating, dignified life by serving as an advocate and liaison for and on behalf of individuals’ rights and benefits

Job Description:

We are looking for a caring person to provide respite and community habilitation service to a 13 year old boy in Henrietta. Daily activities include but not limited to going to classes, libraries, exploring the community, etc. The position is scheduled for weekdays and holidays if needed.


Essential Functions:

  • Ensure ongoing health and safety for the person being supported.
  • Support, train, and guide as they socialize, make purchases, volunteer, exercise, or engage in other community-based activities of their choosing. These activities will be organized through the Person-Centered Planning process.
  • Provide transportation as deemed appropriate for the day’s activities.
  • Complete online documentation which meets all OPWDD regulations in a timely manner.
  • Report all incidents to the Program Supervisor and agency QI Team.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications:

  • Valid & Current New York State Driver’s License
  • Reliable Personal Vehicle
  • Ability to pass OPWDD background check
  • All trainings provided by EPI
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Applicants cannot have the same address as the person supported
  • High School Diploma/GED


Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift, transfer, and move at least 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to talk, hear, stand for extended periods of time, walk, sit, twist, bend, use hand to finger, stretch with hands and arms
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include:
  • Close vision
  • Ability to adjust focus
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Competitive wages!

Empowering People's Independence(EPI)  

1650 South Avenue
Rochester, N.Y. 14620
Call or Text us at (585)204-0896
recruiter@epiny.org

Other details

  • Job Family Direct Support - Self Hire
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Rochester, NY, USA