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Direct Support Professional-Citizens Sat & Sun 7a-3p 16 hours per week Plainview-Ontario Ave - Citizens Options Unlimited

Plainview, NY 11803

Citizens Options Unlimited

Posted 12 weeks ago
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Job Description

Sat & Sun 7a-3p

16 hours per week
The salary for this position is $12.75

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. 
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