Job Details

Requisition Number 18-0223
Post Date 2/5/2018
State NY
Status (Full Time/Part Time) FULL TIME
Temporary No
Shift Various
Pay Rate $10.93
Description Provide assistance and training to children or adults with developmental disabilities to build and maintain independent living skills, community skills, and prevocational skills (i.e. social skills, job skills, hygiene skills, communication skills, behavioral management skills).


•Respects and maintains the confidentiality of the individuals we serve. Demonstrates a positive and caring attitude towards all individuals and staff.
•Works in the individuals home and/or community to help the individual accomplish established goals or valued outcomes, (i.e. volunteering, reading, writing, communication, transportation, budgeting, social skill building).
•Assists individuals as needed in all activities, areas of daily living and personal care needs.
•Thoroughly completes all required daily or monthly documentation specifically focusing on the goals the individual worked on and staff services and supports.
•Completes monthly summary as well as habilitation documentation record, as assigned.
•Attends ISP reviews to advocate for the individual and support continued growth towards achieving valued outcomes.
•Attends mandatory education trainings at People Inc. as regulated by OPWDD and the Western NY/Region 1 DDSO.
•Provides transportation in personal vehicles or agency vehicles to and from the individual’s home, community events and/or medical appointments as clarified in the Habilitation Plan.
•Performs CPR and Strategies for Crisis Intervention and Prevention (SCIP-R).
•Complies with all agency policies and procedures.
•Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements •18 years of age.
•HS Diploma/GED preferred.
•Valid NYS Driver’s License that meets agency policy.
•The ability to document clear and concise information of services provided and the ability to utilize a computer for documentation purposes.
•Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
•Ability to meet physical requirements of the position when performing the following: standing, walking, sitting, bending, stooping, squatting, kneeling and climbing.
•Lifting requirement of 35 lbs.
•Ability to lift and transfer individuals as required by prescribed program/plan.
•Ability to move, reposition, and place individuals in pieces of equipment.
•Physical agility and ability to react to emergency situations, including Strategies for Crisis Intervention and Prevention (SCIP-R) certification as per regulatory guidelines.
•Certification in CPR.
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1219 North Forest Road | P.O. Box 9033 | Williamsville, New York 14231
Phone: 716.634.8132 | Toll Free NY 1.800.7PEOPLE | Fax: 716.634.3889