Direct Support Prof. Citizens Sat & Sun 6am-4:30pm 21 hrs per week Shoreham Magnolia A Location

CITIZENS OPTIONS UNLIMITED INC - Shoreham, NY3.1

Full-time$14 - $15 an hour
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Direct Support Prof. Citizens
Sat & Sun 6am-4:30pm
21 hrs per week
Shoreham Magnolia A Location

The salary range for this position is $14-$15 per hour

Citizens offers a variety of residential supports based upon the level of support and supervision required by each person to include Individualized Residential Alternatives (IRA’s) and Intermediate Care Facilities (ICF’s).

Qualifications:
High School Diploma or equivalent required
Valid New York State Driver’s License that is also qualified in accordance with agency’s insurance standards
Successful completion and maintenance of AMAP status
Ability to communicate and understand written and oral directives/information
Excellent team player with a positive attitude.

Primary duties and responsibilities include but not limited to:

Practices and promotes Citizens mission statement in every interaction.
Supports people to live the life they choose
Provide ongoing support to people in becoming active participants in every aspect of their lives (i.e., self-care routines to include feeding, showering, dressing and diapering), health, safety, household chores, socialization and overall well being) and to ensure that a high quality of life is maintained
Ensures a safe and clean home by providing support to people to assist them with the completion of household chores and by participating in said household chores as needed.
Successfully completes and maintains AMAP certification and assists people supported with medication administration according to the AMAP policy and procedures
Supports people in preparing meals by teaching concepts such as diet adherence, portion control and cooking skills.