Habilitation Specialist - Day Hab

Location: Astoria, Baldwin, Broadway, Hollis, Melville Type: Full Time and Part Time Posted on 02-13-2015

Department Day Habilitation
Roles and responsibilities A direct care worker involved in assisting consumer’s during a day program in accordance with an established treatment plan. Program emphasizes community integration through daily recreational and work-site outings.

-Ensure health, safety & welfare of consumers.
-Implement and adhere to established treatment plans
-Maintain all required certifications
-Required to report to alternate work locations, when necessary (e.g. Hospital, Dr.’s Office etc.)
-Must be able to transport residents in agency vehicles as needed
-Able to maintain student/consumer/family confidentiality
Skill set -Must have High School or equivalent degree
-Must have 1- 3 years of experience in the field in a Hab Spec position.
-Must obtain First Aid, CPR, and SCIP certifications or Aptitude upon hire
-Maintains valid State Drivers’ License and auto insurance.
-Ability to run
-Ability to safely assist lifting individuals of various weights & 20 lb items
-Possess reliable transportation
-Demonstrates organizational, written and verbal skills.
-Maintains positive professional demeanor.
-AMAP Certification required.
Work experience 1-2years
Upper salary range Commensurate with Experience
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Our Mission QSAC is a New York City and Long Island based nonprofit that supports children and adults with autism, together with their families, in achieving greater independence, realizing their future potential, and contributing to their communities in a meaningful way by offering person-centered services.
QSAC pursues this mission through direct services that provide a supportive and individualized setting for children and adults with autism to improve their communication, socialization, academic, and functional skills.