||RESPITE WORKER (ROCHESTER)
||•18 years of age.
•High School diploma required. Associate’s degree in Human Services, nursing or other equivalent combinations of education and work/life experience preferred.
•Experience working with children, particularly those diagnosed with Autism or other developmental disabilities. Must have own transportation.
•Ability to communicate / interact by a variety of methods.
•Applicants must pass a pre-hire child abuse registry check and comply with fingerprinting in accordance to OPWDD regulations.
•Ability to read and write.
•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 50 lbs.
•Ability to lift and transfer individuals manually and mechanically 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.
•Physical agility and ability to react to emergency situations, including Strategies for Crisis Intervention and Prevention (SCIP-R) certification as per regulatory guidelines. Required for the After School Respite program.
•Certification in CPR. Required for the After School Respite program.