THIS IS A PAID POSITION!
The Direct Care Worker provides direct services to consumers and plays an essential role in assisting a person with developmental disabilities or mental retardation (i.e., consumer) to strive for the highest quality of life possible.
High School Diploma/Equivalency. A clean valid NYS Driver’s License; experience with developmentally disabled population preferred.
Principal Responsibilities Include:
Conduct community integration activities with consumers.
Encourage use of active treatment as opposed to custodial care during the supervision of meal preparation, house cleaning, food/personal shopping, budgeting, banking, etc.
Administer, and document the administration of medication correctly.
Participate in general staff meeting, in-service training, annual/semi-annual reviews as scheduled.
Maintain a level of professionalism.
Follow written methodologies and behavior interventions and habilitation plans.
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