Direct Care- Shared Living, Ballston Spa, & Albany
Wildwood Programs. - New York, NY

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This is a new direct care position at Wildwood where the employee works and lives in the same apartment as the person being served. Rent and utilities are free to the employee! No commute!

The position is in Ballston Spa/Malta area of Saratoga County. The apartment includes 3 bedrooms and the employee will share the apartment with the person we serve and another live-in caregiver. They will work as part of a team, share responsibilities of the household management with agency staff.

The position is in the Albany . The apartment includes an upper level where parents are living and the employee will share a lower level apartment with the person we serve. They will work as part of a team, share responsibilities. Approximately 30 hours of work per week with the person is required. Work includes assisting with daily routine, and maintaining safety, community involvement, and exercise routines.

Shifts are negotiable but as of now are: Mon, 6:30-8:30, 2:30-4:30, 6:30-10:00 Tues, 6:30-8:30, 2:30-10:00, Wed and Thurs off, Fri 6:30-8:30, 2:30-3:30, Sat off, Sun 11:00-10:00

The employee will support a man in his late 40s with autism in a warm, calm, and predictable environment. No personal care needed. This individual is able to perform personal care activities independently, however requires assistance with household chores and meal preparation. He likes walks, trips to the library, shopping and movies.

Shifts: Sun-Wed or Wed -Sat; 2pm-8pm during the week and 9am-9pm weekends.

Qualifications
High school diploma or general education degree (GED). A valid NYS driver's license and ability to drive and driving record acceptable for agency insurance coverage are required.