Community Habilitation Specialist - 24hr FlexJob Locations US-NY-HauppaugeJob ID 2019-6197 of Openings 3Category Community Habilitation Specialist Overview The primary role of the Community Habilitation Specialist is to work alongside the people we support in order to help them to achieve their Personal Outcomes. This includes working with individuals with special needs to develop daily living, professional and decision making skills while also supporting their health and safety. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status. Responsibilities Provides direct services that support the participant(s) in a least restrictive manner.Teach, assist, and motivate the participant(s) in identifying activities that reflect the participant(s) wishes based on the participants objectives and valued outcomes identified in the Individual Service Plan (ISP) and assist them with developing more independence in those areas.Responsible for ensuring the supervision of participant(s) based on individuals abilities including areas of self-care, independent living, community integration, etc.Completing documentation of services provided in accordance with regulations, policies, practices and procedures.Respond appropriately to crisis/emergency situations in order to ensure and secure the safety and well-being of participant(s). Qualifications Minimum of 1 year working with individuals diagnosed with developmental and/or intellectual disabilitiesValid NYS Drivers License and meets the qualifications to be a driver for the agencyHigh School Diploma/GED or equivalent
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