Direct Support Professionals- Community Hab (Kinderhook, NY)
Wildwood Programs. - Kinderhook, NY

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Facilitates the growth and community interaction of an individual with neurological impairments, learning disabilities, or autism. Provides a variety of services necessary to enable the individual to live successfully in the community while providing relief to individuals who provide primary care and support. Works one-on-one in the consumer's home and community to address a variety of life skills to include social, recreational and other activities of daily living.

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Columbia County Opening:

KINDERHOOK- Part time Community Habilitation DSP needed to support a 25 year old woman who lives with her family in Kinderhook. We are looking for someone to work weekend days, approximately 3-4 hours each session, in both her home and her community. Supports needed include encouraging her to use words to communicate, hands on assistance with personal hygiene, simple meal preparation, and being safe and appropriate in the community. She enjoys feeding horses, going for walks, shopping, going to church, movies and out to dinner.

High school diploma or general education degree (GED). Medication Administration based on program need, First-Aid and CPR certification or eligibility for certification. SCIP/PROMOTE certification based on program need. Daily access to an automobile is required. A valid New York State Driver's License and ability to drive and driving record acceptable for agency insurance coverage are required. CPR and First Aid certification or eligibility for certification. Applicants hired after April 1, 2005 must be cleared and maintain acceptable record under the NYS OPWDD mandated criminal background check process.