Senior Line Supervisor
The Senior Line Supervisor uses a hands-on approach to train and supervise a group of persons with developmental disabilities and staff to meet the work requirement of manufacturing sub-contracts. They are responsible for organizing the area to meet production and quality requirements. The candidate should have excellent organizational skills and a working knowledge of computer applications/Microsoft office; language skills to read and interpret documentation; mathematical skills; and reasoning ability to solve problems.
The position requires a high school diploma and three (3) years of production experience; prefer previous supervisory experience. Full time, Monday through Friday, 7:30a - 3:30p with flexibility; $10.44 per hour plus a full benefits package. M/F/Disabled/Veterans/EOE.
DSP 35 Hrs Autism Program
The Direct Support Professional - 35 hour position provides services to consumers in both the classroom setting and in the community. The position provides quality direct care services to individuals with developmental disabilities who live in the surrounding community and adults with Autism in a classroom setting.You will develop and maintain positive open communication with participants, their families, other service agencies and the community projecting a caring, professional image which fosters consumer confidence in the staff and program's ability to provide care. Acknowledge and respect participants' choices and preferences in providing experiences and activities.
High School Diploma/GED, a valid driver’s license and working vehicle are required. Previous experience or background in working with autistic individuals is a plus. Must be able to complete a mandatory two week training period, which takes place Monday through Friday, 8:30a - 3:30p.
Full time, 35 hours a week with a full benefits package: Work Thursday/Friday/Saturday, and have Sunday through Wednesday off. $9.64 per hour. M/F/Disabled/Veteran/EOE.
Employment Services Specialist
The Employment Services Specialist is primarily responsible for ensuring that career planning, leading to paid employment, is available to all workers. Workers are trained and supported in social and job skills. Social and cultural integration with persons who are not disabled occurs. Services are coordinated across home, family and others. Work is maintained through stable, ongoing support. The Employment Specialist must interact effectively with employers, family, co-workers, and professional supports. Employment Services Specialists are expected to locate, develop, and maintain competitive and supported job sites which will provide work opportunities for individuals with disabilities in the Career Connections program, suitable to their interests, functional skills, and potential. They also provide job coaching services in both an intensive and extended phase to individuals in the Career Connections program.
The Employment Services Specialist needs to have skills in assessment and data collection, formulation of objectives (goal planning)and systematic training skills, using methods that are appropriate and unobtrusive. The Employment Services Specialist will be responsible for the coordination of home, employers, and support services to ensure placement success and assistance and training of skills outside the work site including travel, money management, time management and hygiene. They need to have an understanding of the unique culture of the job site and the need for significant relationships between the worker and co-workers, supervisor, and customers.
A Bachelor's degree in Human Services or related field or an Associate's degree with one year experience or a high school diploma and three years experience working with individuals with disabilities is required. Experience in job placement and/or a broad knowledge of industrial and commercial work opportunities and/or as a Vocational Counselor preferred. Flexibility in scheduling and computer skills are also required. $12.61 per hour. There is currently one (1) full time position available. Flexibility in scheduling is required. Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled/EOE.
Direct Support Professional - Residential
Direct Support Professionals – Residential promote positive self-esteem of residents in a loving home atmosphere through consistent positive interactions, support, encouragement, and unconditional respect of individual resident rights. Assist with the daily routine of the house, which may include meal preparation, lifting, transferring, assistance with activities of daily living, transportation to medical appointments, counseling, and/or behavioral interventions. Responsible for direct care duties as necessary, including assisting individuals with toileting, medication needs, illness issues, fire evacuations, or other emergent situations. Develop and maintain positive, open communication with residents' family members, and project a caring, professional image which fosters customer confidence in staff's ability to provide care. DSP must complete all program requirements within designated time frames, such as in-service trainings. Many part-time and weekend hours available. Shifts are usually afternoon/evening, i.e., 4pm-12a, 2pm-10pm, 3pm- 9pm, etc. Positions are located in HARC’s Residential homes in Dolgeville, Little Falls, Herkimer, Mohawk, Ilion, and Frankfort.
Wage: Beginning January 1, 2014, the hourly rate is $10 per hour with shift differentials. Candidates with a Bachelor's Degree start at $11.76.
High school diploma or equivalent. Experience with persons with developmental disabilities preferred. Must have accessible telephone number and agency approvable driver's license. M/F/Disabled/Veteran/EOE.
DSP - Overnights
Promote positive self-esteem of residents in a loving home atmosphere through consistently positive interactions, support, encouragement, and unconditional respect of individual resident rights. Assist with the daily routine of the house which may include meal preparation, lifting, transferring, assistance with Activities of Daily Living, counseling and behavioral interventions. Responsible for direct care duties as necessary, including assisting individuals with toileting, medication needs, illness issues, fire evacuations, or other emergent situations. Develop and maintain positive, open communications with residents' family members; project a caring, professional image which fosters customer confidence in staff's ability to provide care. Must complete all Program requirements within designated time frames, such as in-service trainings.
There are currently full time and relief positions available. Must be able to complete a 2.5 week training period during day hours.
Beginning January 1, 2014, the hourly rate is $10.00 for a rest shift and $10.50 for an awake shift plus differntials. Candidates with a Bachelor's Degree start at $11.76.
High school diploma or equivalent. Experience with persons with developmental disabilities preferred. Must have accesible telephone number and Agency approvable driver's license. M/F/Disabled/Veteran/EOE.
Medicaid Service Coordinator
The Medicaid Service Coordinator assures implementation of all applicable Medicaid Service Coordination regulations. An MSC maintains all documentation of eligibility and service plans. On a scheduled basis, must be available to respond to off-hour emergencies. Assess, recommend and facilitate securing financial, Occupational and Physical Therapies, and programmatic, medical, psychiatric, socio-sexual, and any other services the participant requests and/or requires pursuing an enriched life. Includes, but is not limited to, initial ADL, DDP-4, annual strength assessment, sexuality assessment, community independence and home-alone status, and social work assessments. Experience advocating for individuals with developmental disabilities preferred. Accurate and timely completion of paperwork required.
Bachelor's Degree in Sociology, Psychology, Special Education plus one year of service coordination is required, along with a valid driver's license and working vehicle. Full time, Monday through Friday, 8a - 3:30p with flexibility; $13.75 per hour. Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled/EOE.
Direct Support Professional - Community
Direct Support Professionals - Community provide quality direct care service to individuals with developmental disabilities who live in the surrounding community. They develop and maintain positive open communication with participants, their families, other service agencies, and in the community projecting a caring, professional image which fosters participant confidence in the staff and program's ability to provide care. Examples of services provided are as follows:
After School Respite: Small group of children from the hours of 2pm to 7pm during the week while school is in session.
Special Needs Respite: Working one-on-one with a child who needs individualized services.
Residential Habilitation: Working with various individuals in their homes within the community. The Habilitation Aide may work with an adult on house cleaning skills, creating and following a budget, shopping, parenting skills, and personal hygiene.
Day Habilitation: Working with individuals on their social skills within the community. Activities include participating in a community activity of the participant’s choice—in order to access teachable moments in where the person can learn new ways of interacting with others within the community.
Respite: Providing families with care for their children in their homes.
Shifts are usually afternoon/evening and day, afternoon and evening hours on the weekends. Wage: $9 per hour with shift differentials.
There are currently full time positions available.
Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent. Experience with persons with developmental disabilities preferred. Must have accessible telephone number, agency approvable driver's license, and a vehicle. M/F/Disabled/Veteran/EOE.
Bus Drivers are responsible for operating vehicles in a safe manner. They perform record keeping on assigned vehicles including passenger log, daily driver records, and incident reports; and perform complete vehicle pre-trip inspection before operating vehicles. Bus Drivers are also responsible for assisting passengers as necessary in boarding and departing vehicles, knowing participants' treatment plans, and following plan guidelines.
Requirements: High School Diploma/GED preferred but not required, and a current NYS CDL Class B driver's license with a passenger (P) or school (S)endorsement. Will consider a candidate with NYS CDL Class B license or permit. Full-time, Monday - Friday, split shift. $9.25 per hour. M/F/Disabled/Veteran/EOE.