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Day Habilitation Specialist

Company: Adults & Children With Learning & Developmental Di
Location: Commack
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Day Habilitation Specialist - Day Habilitation Program

Help Others to ASPIRE HIGHER!

When a group of families came together in 1957 to find services for their children with developmental disabilities, ACLD was born. Today, we are a leading not-for-profit agency employing 1200+ staff and providing over 70 program sites in Nassau and Suffolk. ACLD assists children, teens and adults in reaching the highest level of independence with the freedom to ASPIRE HIGHER in their hopes, dreams and accomplishments. We are currently seeking a few exceptional people who have a passion to create a meaningful impact in the lives of the amazing people we support.

We have great opportunities for positive, motivated individuals to work in a day hab setting assisting adults diagnosed with intellectual/developmental disabilities in becoming self-sufficient and self-actualized. Get in on the ground floor and train for an entry level career in the healthcare/education field!

In this position, you will:

  • Help program participants achieve/exceed their personal goals;
  • Provide structure and emotional support;
  • Assist in resolving behavioral issues;
  • Help the people supported with personal hygiene;
  • Complete detailed, accurate documentation
  • Transport people supported to and from volunteer and pre-vocational activities using Agency vehicles.

    We require:

    • Clean, valid NYS Driver s license
    • High School diploma or equivalent
    • Some experience working with the intellectually and developmentally disabled population preferred; but will train.
    • Complete within 6 months of hire and maintain required trainings in AMAP (Approved Medication Administration Personnel) and SCIP (Strategies for Crisis Intervention and Prevention).
    • The ability to assist with lifting and transferring an adult person.
    • Must have flexibility to be reassigned to other programs and/or locations as needed.
    • Prior experience as Caregiver, Care Assistant, Personal Assistant, Resident Assistant, Direct Care Worker, Nursing Assistant, Home Care Aide or Companion is a plus.

      Apply online at www.acld.org or text us for more information at 516 ###-####..

      An EOE m/f/d/v

Keywords: Adults & Children With Learning & Developmental Di, Stamford , Day Habilitation Specialist, Other , Commack, Connecticut

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