OPWDD Self-Hire Staff

OPWDD Self-Hire Staff

AIM Independent Living Center | Corning, NY, 14830, US
Salary Range:$59,000 – $92,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted a month ago

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Job Title: OPWDD Self-Hire Staff

Status: Per Diem, Hourly

Reports To: Program Participant

Purpose: Any individual hired by a self-directed program participant is hired to complete a variety of habilitation and/or respite tasks as outlined in their habilitation plan. These tasks are determined by the participant, outlined in the plan, and are developed to be a support and/or meet a need that will allow the program participant to become more independent and achieve their valued outcomes as defined.

Essential Functions:

The goal of the Self-Hired staff is to fulfill the role as outlined in the Individualized Habilitation plan. Those roles can include but are not limited to any of the following:

+ Skills development

+ Housekeeping

+ Community activities

+ Community integration

+ Job coaching

Self-Hires are expected to:

+ Complete tasks in a responsible, prompt and courteous manner.

+ Maintain confidentiality and not discuss issues with anyone else.

+ Report to work on time. Provide adequate notice if they are unable to work a scheduled shift.

+ Respect the program participant's home, possessions, and lifestyle choices.

+ Maintain their case notes with the use of MediSked.

+ Request time off from the program participant 2 weeks before the requested dates.

+ In the case of an illness or emergency, call your program participant as soon as possible, but no later than one hour before work.

Experience and Qualifications:

+ Must be at least 18 years of age.

+ Must have a Social Security number.

+ Be able to perform the tasks that need to be completed.

+ Be willing and able to complete an application and other forms. These forms include health screening, fingerprint screening, and a criminal background check.

+ Complete all required training through OPWDD and AIM Independent Living Center.

Physical and Environmental Requirements:

+ Must be able to lift 50lbs.

Benefits can include:

Medical, dental, vision insurance

403(b) with matching

Generous paid time off

Flexible Schedule