Day Habilitator

Epilepsy Pralid, Inc.

Day Habilitator
Epilepsy Pralid, Inc.
Binghamton, NY

Job Summary:

Do you like working with a diverse group of people?
Are you a good communicator and have a passionate heart?
Are you interested in positively affecting the lives of others?
Are you able to work independently without much supervision?

Epilepsy-Pralid, Inc. is currently seeking positive, motivated, reliable and creative team players.

Open interview days and times vary.  Please contact and RSVP for a timeslot today!

Why do you get up in the morning?  What drives you to make a difference each day?  As a Day/Community Habilitator your primary role is to work with others with diverse backgrounds and/or developmental disabilities and assist them in becoming more integrated into the Community. Think about this: In this position you will utilize your communication and personal skills to help to empower people to reach their potential, complete exciting and fulfilling activities in the community, and lead an engaged life.

Key Tasks:

• Maintain the health and well-being of the people EPILEPSY-PRALID supports.
• Provide supervision, training, and assistance in accomplishing activities of daily living, which includes, but is not limited to, self-care skills, social skills, recreation skills, community skills, money management skills , and volunteer opportunities to ensure their goal plans are followed.
• Transport people as directed.
• Maintain accurate, up-dated charting and documentation per regulations.
• Report all policy violations to appropriate personnel.
• Assist management with personal goal plans
• Attend staff meetings as directed to evaluate and promote effectiveness of both the specific  program and the general program.
• Promote workplace safety.

Minimum Qualifications:

• High school graduate or equivalent; one year experience in the human service field preferred.
• Maintain a valid New York State drivers license; a vehicle is required to perform the job
• Must be able to lift 50 pounds
• Must be trained in all required trainings within 90 days of being hired and maintain current certifications with all required trainings
• Must be able to read, write, and speak English Must demonstrate effective verbal and written communications skills.

ABOUT US

At Epilepsy-Pralid Inc. (EPI), our mission is to be a successful partner for all individuals with epilepsy, developmental disabilities, or brain injuries as they strive to remove barriers to their personal fulfillments. EPI has an enduring legacy of partnering with those we serve, their families, and others in the community to provide education, training, advocacy, and tailored support solutions to meet the physical, behavioral, and social needs of each person who chooses our agency as a trusted resource.  Our vision is for all individuals in our community with developmental disabilities or brain injuries to receive the support they need to live the life of their choosing.

For more information or to apply for this position, please go to www.epiny.org


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