Habilitation Specialist - Day Hab

Location: Bronx, Manhattan, Long Island City, Hollis and Baldwin Type: Full Time and Part Time Posted on 01-01-2013

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
Work experience 1-2years
Our Mission QSAC, Quality Services for the Autism Community, a Not-for-Profit agency, helps individuals with an autism spectrum disorder to live meaningful and fulfilled lives in our society. To accomplish this goal QSAC develops and provides educational, habilitation, residential, support, and recreational programs to meet the needs of persons with autism and their families. QSAC is committed to assisting our consumers in becoming independent and productive members of their communities.

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.
Upper salary range $11.00 per hour