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The Jewish Board Per Diem Residential Dir Care Worker in New York, New York

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PPOSITION OVERVIEW**:**

The Per Diem Direct Support Professional works with adult clients in a residential treatment setting and is responsible for ensuring that those portions of the treatment plan whichdeal with day to day and independent living skills are implemented. Acting as a positive role model and providing therapeutic parenting, the Milieu Counselor is charged with the fundamental responsibility of the client's health and safety.

**KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :**

Responsible for day-to-day care of the client in the program including helping consumers to maintain their personal hygiene, social guidance, use of leisure time, and foodplanning and preparation.

Accompany clients on trips and outings and supervise activities.

May be called upon to work one on one with a client who is displaying significantstress or assist with management issues as they relate to clients.

Drive the clients to medical, social or other necessary appointments.

Shares their experience and observation of the clients under care with the treatment team and immediately brings to the attention of the supervisor anyunusual issues.

Other duties as assigned.

**EDUCATIONAL /TRAINING REQUIRED:**

High School diploma is required.

A Driver's License is required to meet all insurance requirements.

**EXPERIENCE REQUIRED / LANGUAGE PREFERENCE :**

Some work experience with a similar population in a residential setting.

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.



**Other details**

- Job Family Direct Care \[200s\]
- Job Function Medical Professionals
- Pay Type Hourly
- Employment Indicator 8833 - Hospital - Professional Employees

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