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Caregiver - Community Based Respite


Position Title: Caregiver - Community Based Respite

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 CAREGIVERS to join our team of COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES throughout all of Monroe County. Great population to work with, terrific opportunity for a second job!

 

Description:

Assist in providing for the well-being and direct care needs of children and adults with developmental disabilities.

·        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.

·        Hourly Respite is designed to give the primary caregiver a break while providing a safe, fun and positive environment for their loved one.

·        Provide supports to meet the needs of the individual (i.e., meal prep, personal care).

·        Service occurs in the family home.

·        Engage the individual in his/her chosen activities, which could include arts & crafts, outdoor play, games, etc.

·        Serve as an appropriate role model and engage in interactions which promote and insure the dignity and rights of all participants, service providers, co-workers and community members.

·        Act as a professional representative of CP Rochester in regards to appearance, behavior, temperament, communication, language and dress.

·        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.

Hours of Employment:

Evenings and Weekends. Approximately 10-19 hours per week

Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • One year experience and/or education in Human Services preferable.
  • Experience working with individuals who have developmental disabilities and autism is desirable.
  • Reliable transportation and the ability to travel throughout Monroe County.
  • Ability to work independently and motivate others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Must be able to read and write English to a level of fluency and comprehension which enables the candidate to follow written direction on labels, charts and other sources of client care and/or production information as well as follow, comprehend and appropriately act upon same if transmitted orally.
  • Must be able to meet all agency training requirements.
  • Sitting, standing, walking, lifting over 50 pounds, pulling and pushing wheelchairs and adaptive equipment, carrying, grasping, reaching, stooping and crouching, and crawling may be required.
Submit
Resume to:
Human Resources Generalsit
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. As part of our team you will have the personal rewards of making a difference in the lives of our individuals and their families and ongoing mentoring from top industry professionals.

 

Our Agencies do not discriminate against employees or applicants in the hiring, promotion, compensation, placement, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence or any other term or condition of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender orientation/identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran, domestic violence victim status, prior arrest and conviction records or any other protected category in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.  

Posting Date: 10/23/2017
Closing Date: Until Filled

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