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Caregiver - Community Based Respite


Position Title: Caregiver - Community Based Respite

Description:

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!

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.
  • Valid NYS Driver’s license, 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:
Staffing 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. 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.
Posting Date: 03/29/2017
Closing Date: Until Filled

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