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Direct Support Professional - Day Habilitation

Company: ACHIEVE of NY
Location: Binghamton
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Position: Direct Support Professional Day Habilitation TrainerAre you seeking meaning and purpose in your work life? Do you want to help people discover their unique abilities, promote independence, create friendships, and make a difference every day? ACHIEVE has immediate human services openings for caring staff members who want to positively impact the people we serve!Day Habilitation Services: The Day Habilitation Program is about promoting independence and support for individuals with moderate to severe disabilities in the Human Services field. This program is available to people living in our 3 county coverage area. In addition to the activities that take place inside our facilities, you'll also find us: Volunteering for local charities and churches Enjoying our local parks Shopping Eating at local restaurantsThese are a few of the things a Direct Support Professional Day Habilitation Trainer will do: Implement goal plans and data collection to monitor progress. Transport individuals to volunteer and recreational activities in the Community. Also provide the necessary supervision, training and support during these outings. Maintain accurate daily participant records, charts, logs, and case/progress notes per the instruction of the Direct Supervisor and the individual treatment plan methodologies. Maintain an orderly, clean, safe, environment at all times. Order supplies for with approval from the Direct Supervisor. Assist an individual with toileting, if needed. Complete monthly progress notes, semi-annual and annual reviews as assigned by or in the absence of the Direct Supervisor. Assist in boarding vehicles and disembarking from vehicles. Monitor passengers and maintain orderliness on vehicle to ensure passenger safety and adherence to safety regulations. Assist in planning activities which will foster community integration.These are some Special Requirements of a Direct Support Professional Day Habilitation Trainer: Candidate must be able to lift 50 pounds and not have any lifting restrictions which would prohibit him/her from assisting with toileting, transfers, physical intervention, lifting, etc. A valid driver's license and good driving record acceptable to the Agency's insurance carrier. Obtaining and maintaining certification in Medication Administration, CPR, First Aid and SCIP (this training and certification is provided by ACHIEVE.)These are the Qualifications needed for a Direct Support Professional Day Habilitation Trainer. Prior experience is not necessary:High School Graduate or GED with some knowledge of or experience working with developmentally disabled preferred.orA combination of education and experience that in the opinion of the reviewing agency meets or exceeds the above standards of the programWhat attributes are we seeking???Someone who has initiative and is: caring, respectful, positive, dependable, punctual, and likes to work as part of a close team.What do we have to offer in return???In addition to a competitive wage, ACHIEVE is pleased to provide a full benefit package to full-time employees hired to work 30 or more hours per week. Medical: Generous Employer Contribution Dental: choice of 2 plans Vision: choice of 2 plans Group Term Life Insurance - 100% Company Paid Long Term Disability - 100% Company Paid Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - 100% Company Paid 401-K Retirement Plan Cellular Telephone Discounts Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) Paid Holidays - 11 Paid Bereavement Leave Paid Jury Duty Tuition Assistance Program Several VOLUNTARY Plans available, such as Medical Bridge Plan, Critical Illness Protection, Accident Indemnity, Short Term Disability, Optional Term Life InsuranceTo protect the safety of the individuals we support and staff, ACHIEVE encourages employees to be current on all recommended vaccinations, including but not limited to: COVID-19. If you accept an offer of employment, you will be required to prove that you have received your 1st of the 2-shot vaccination series or 1 shot of the J COVID-19 vaccine or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated prior to your start date.#humanservices

Keywords: ACHIEVE of NY, Binghamton , Direct Support Professional - Day Habilitation, Other , Binghamton, New York

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