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Citizens Options Unlimited Direct Support Professional-Citizens Thursday, 11p - 9a, Friday, Saturday 11p-7a 26 hrs per week 919 Melville location in Dix Hills, New York

  • Counselor * DIREC10549 Part-Time 919- Rainbow CC Dix Hills, NY, USA ### Description Thursday, 11p - 9a, Friday, Saturday 11p-7a 26 hrs per week The pay range for this position is starting at $14.00 per hour and above based on experience Citizens offers a variety of residential supports based upon the level of support and supervision required by each person to include Individualized Residential Alternatives (IRA’s) and Intermediate Care Facilities (ICF’s). Qualifications: * High School Diploma or Equivalent preferred * Valid New York State Driver’s License that is also qualified in accordance with agency’s insurance standards * Successful completion and maintenance of AMAP status * Ability to communicate and understand written and oral directives/information * Excellent team player with a positive attitude. Primary duties and responsibilities include but not limited to: * Practices and promotes Citizens mission statement in every interaction. * Supports people to live the life they choose * Provide ongoing support to people in becoming active participants in every aspect of their lives (i.e., self-care routines to include feeding, showering, dressing and diapering), health, safety, household chores, socialization and overall well being) and to ensure that a high quality of life is maintained * Ensures a safe and clean home by providing support to people to assist them with the completion of household chores and by participating in said household chores as needed. * Successfully completes and maintains AMAP certification and assists people supported with medication administration according to the AMAP policy and procedures * Supports people in preparing meals by teaching concepts such as diet adherence, portion control and cooking skills. Posted: March 4, 2020