Lifetime Assistance Inc. Direct Care/Direct Support Professional in Rochester, New York
Title: Direct Care/Direct Support Professional.
LOOK NO FURTHER! With over 60 different community based settings, we have Full-Time, Part-time, Relief, and Driver positions located all throughout the Rochester, Greece, Irondequoit, Gates, Chili, Churchville, LeRoy, Brockport, Hamlin, Ogden, and Henrietta Areas.
Schedule: Various schedules available.
Day Services hours are typically Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm!
Interacting in the community you live in while you serve it.
Assisting individuals with disabilities by helping them with all aspects of everyday living.
Teaching others life lessons through compassionate and caring acts.
Being a champion for good in your community by partnering with others.
Smile, laugh, and be a positive role model to the people you assist, work with, and interact with in the community.
While performing the duties of this job, in order to instruct, care for, and assist the individuals we support, the employee is frequently required to: stand, bend, kneel, walk; use hands and fingers
Provides supervision, training and direct assistance based on each individual's service plan. Promotes positive behaviors and interactions with individuals receiving services.
High school diploma or equivalent with six months preferable experience working with people with developmental disabilities, direct experience in a related field, or one full year of college education in human services. Must successfully complete all required training and including but not limited to First Aid/CPR, SCIP (Strategies for Crisis Intervention and Prevention) and Medication Administration. Must be able to lift, move, and transfer up to 50 pounds. Subject to background checks including but not limited to being fingerprinted/criminal history record check, NYS Child Abuse Registry, OPWDD Staff Exclusion List and Mental Health Law 16.34. Must meet LAI's Vehicle Operator Requirements.
AWESOME work, AWESOME(ER) benefits!
Affordable medical and dental plans as well as a standalone vision plan!
288 hours of paid time off within your first year! (36 days)!
Tremendous internal growth opportunities!
Work life balance!
A retirement plan to include BOTH a defined contribution plan (401(a)) (agency funded) and a 403(b) retirement savings plan!
A $500 dollar referral bonus! Because we want other compassionate and caring individuals just like you!
Virtual Open- Interview Day- Every Wednesdays.
9am-12noon and 1pm-4pm.
Please call our employment line at (585) 426-4120, ext. 5047 to schedule a telephone interview or video conference interview.
*** To expedite the process, please complete an employment application PRIOR to calling to schedule an interview appointment***