Description: The Respite Specialist will provide protective oversight to the individuals in the program. The respite specialist will engage the program participants in various activities of their choosing.
Duties and Responsibilities:
? Responsible for providing high quality, person centered services – assisting individuals to maximize their independence, individuality, inclusion in the community, and productivity.
? Ensure participant health and safety in a therapeutic environment conducive to learning.
? Interact with and provide line of sight supervision for program participants.
? Submit all paperwork in a timely fashion on the dates designated by supervisor.
? Attend conferences, in-services, and informational meetings as assigned by supervisor to enhance and update job performance skills.
? Attend mandatory trainings
? Report all allegations of abuse, neglect or sensitive situations to your immediate supervisor immediately.
? Other duties as assigned by your supervisor.
|Type of Opportunity
|Field of Study
|Special Skills & Requirements
? A High School Diploma or GED with a minimum of one year experience preferably working with individuals diagnosed with a developmental disability and also display challenging behaviors but not required or an Associates/ Bachelor’s degree in the Human Service field.
? The individual must have a working knowledge of the current regulations, policies, and protocols governing the delivery and documentation of services for individuals with mental retardation and developmental disabilities.
? Must be flexible to work evenings and weekends
||Heaven's Hands Community Services, Inc.
||882 Third Avenue 10th Floor, Brooklyn, N.Y. 11232
|About the Company:
||Heavens Hands Community Services is committed to providing services and supports to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Established October 06, 2000, we are dedicated to providing an array of services and supports that assist individuals with achieving the highest level of Independence, Inclusion, Individuality and Productivity both at home and in the community.
|How To Apply:
||If you are interested in the Respite Specialist position please apply at firstname.lastname@example.org
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