Job Details

Requisition Number 13-0057
Post Date 9/12/2016
State NY
Status (Full Time/Part Time) PART TIME
Temporary No
Shift Various
Minimum Salary $9.89
Description To provide respite services to families who have children with developmental disabilities. These services will be provided to appropriate families based on established criteria, intake procedures, and prior approval by FLDDSO. Responsible for insuring that confidentiality is strictly maintained concerning all agency related information.


•Respects and maintains customer confidentiality. Demonstrates a positive and caring attitude towards all customers and staff.
•Provide In-Home Respite; maintain safety and security of clients; follow established procedures in case of emergencies, and intervene in situations where client may be endangering himself / herself or others.
•Prepare and serve meals when appropriate and specifically asked for by the family.
•Comply with OPWDD reporting and documenting requirements.
•Attend mandatory education training from People Inc. which is regulated by OPWDD.
•Comply with periodic performance appraisal evaluations.
•Performs CPR and Strategies for Crisis Intervention and Prevention (SCIP-R). Applies to the After School Respite program.
•Comply with all agency policies and procedures.
•Other duties as assigned.
Requirements •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.
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