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Caregiver - Day Habilitation and Afternoon Respite Programs


Position Title: Caregiver - Day Habilitation and Wrap Around Programs

Description:

CP Rochester supports individuals of all ages and abilities to determine their pathway in life. We partner with the individual, their family, and the community to fulfill the individual’s right to live a productive and rewarding life. CP Rochester provides a wide range of quality health, educational, and support services in the greater Rochester area to assist individuals in achieving their goals. 

We are currently seeking a CAREGIVER to join our DAY HABILITATION and AFTERNOON RESPITE PROGRAMS to join our CP Rochester team.

Acts as an active team member in providing for the well-being and direct care needs of adults and children who receive day and afternoon respite program services.

  • Imparts agency philosophy of “Respect, Integrity, Service and Excellence” to individuals, families, program staff and community resources.
  • Maintains confidentiality of information relating to individuals and their families in accordance with agency policy.
  • Provides direct support and personal care for adults and children who have developmental disabilities participating in our day program and afternoon respite program. This care may include, but is not limited to: personal hygiene, behavioral monitoring, recreational activities, meal preparation, and community integration.
  • Implements activity and behavioral guidelines or plans established by others and desired outcome guidelines of the family and/or service coordinator.
  • Completes required documentation as defined by the program or department.
  • Attends all necessary training sessions on job related topics deemed necessary to attain acceptable job performance.
  • Achieves program goals by performing other responsibilities as required.
  • Works with other staff in a cooperative team environment.
  • Adheres to the agency’s policies and procedures as well as department guidelines.
  • Performs other duties at the discretion of the Program Director or his/her designee. 


Essential Functions:

  • Physical requirements include: sitting, standing, walking, lifting over 50 pounds, pulling and pushing wheelchairs and adaptive equipment, carrying, grasping, reaching, stooping and crouching, crawling, color determination, visual acuity, speaking clearly, listening to spoken communication, sense of taste and smell.
  • Mental requirements include: general intelligence, motor coordination skills, coordination of eyes, hands and feet, verbal intelligence and numerical intelligence.
  • Environmental conditions include: noise conditions, injury exposures, atmospheric exposure to disinfecting and odor reducing cleaning supplies, cleansers and chemicals.
Hours of Employment:
Full-time 40 hrs/week ~ Monday – Friday between 8:30am - 5:00pm
Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience working with the Developmentally Disabled population strongly preferred
  • Valid and clean NYS Driver’s license.
  • Ability to become CPR and first aid certified and meet agency required training.  
Submit 
Resume to:
Employment Specialist
CP Rochester
3399 Winton Road South
Rochester, New York 14623
Fax (585) 334-1646
 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer with an outstanding reputation in employee relations. We offer competitive salaries and a wide range of benefits such as: medical, dental and cancer insurance; a generous PTO along with holidays; investment planning such as a 403B, tuition reimbursement; company paid long and short-term disability and a flexible and friendly environment! As part of our team you will have the personal rewards of making a difference in the lives of children, adults and their families and ongoing mentoring from top industry professionals.

Posting Date: 03/29/2017
Closing Date: Until Filled

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