People Inc. DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL - COMMUNITY HAB/IN HOME RESPITE in Rochester, New York
Provides instruction and supervision to people participating in the Community Services Programs, including Community Habilitation and In Home Respite. Works with people in their own homes and in the community to increase their independence in activities of daily living.
• Assists the person in skill-building activities as defined by the Staff Action Plan, such as, but not limited to: o Gaining and maintaining independence in areas of their daily living skills o Providing a break to the Caregiver (In Home Respite only) o Accessing and/or being involved in their community o Learning social skills while at home and/or in community o Other duties as outlined in the Staff Action Plan and as assigned. • Participates in general staff meetings, in-service training and other pertinent agency meetings.• Assists program participants during scheduled hours which may include days, evenings and weekends.• Safely transports individuals to and from activities and appointments, in their own vehicle.• In all cases responsible to submit necessary billing and program documentation and responsible for any improper or fraudulent submissions. Services provided must be EVV compliant. • In all cases complies with all applicable regulations, policies and procedures and agency required trainings.• Other duties as assigned.
• 18 years of age.• Valid Driver’s License that meets agency policy.• Ability to transport individuals in personal vehicle that meets agency requirements.• Ability to use a personal device (cell phone, tablet, etc.) that meets agency requirements to complete documentation.• Ability to meet physical requirements of the position when performing the following: standing, walking, sitting, bending, squatting, kneeling and climbing.
Why People Inc.?
When you join the People Inc. team, you can make a difference in the lives of people receiving services while also receiving great benefits (generous PTO, PTO buyback, affordable insurance, tuition reimbursement, career mentoring, shift incentives and more), flexibility and the opportunity to help others move closer to their life goals and dreams. People Inc. is Western New York’s largest and most experienced provider of programs for people with developmental disabilities and other special needs. We understand that working one on one with people who have disabilities, and helping them in all aspects of daily life takes a special person – someone who’s dedicated, caring and compassionate – that’s how we treat our employees.