Cerebral Palsy Association of the North Country Direct Support Professionals in Various, New York
Position Summary: Responsible for providing direct care, assistance, training and support to individuals with developmental disabilities. Some primary responsibilities include providing appropriate care to individuals ensuring their health and safety at all times; teaching and providing individuals personal care, nutrition, domestic skills, money management and maintenance of adaptive technological devices. As well as teaching and participating in social, educational, vocational and recreational activities with individuals.
Position Requirements: High school diploma preferred; successful completion of the Agency required background checks; orientation and training, NYS Driver's License with two year's driving experience required; acceptable motor vehicle abstract to meet Agency insurability standards; reliable personal vehicle for business use.
Physical Requirements and Environmental Conditions: Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs, transfer and support individuals with and without help; physical strength to subdue an individual to prevent individual or personal injury; ability to operate personal and agency vehicles; ability to walk and stand for extended periods of time; some exposure to infectious diseases, hygiene issues, food and other odors; able to tolerate atmospheric conditions when performing regular outdoor seasonal activities; ability to operate mechanical devices used by individuals.
Benefits: medical, dental and vision insurance, 401K Retirement Plan, and paid vacation, personal, sick and holiday time.
Apply On-line at: http://cpnorthcountry.org