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Day Habilitation Specialist

Day Habilitation Specialists - Day Habilitation Program
Help Others to ASPIRE HIGHER!
When a group of families came together in 1957 to find services for their children with developmental disabilities, ACLD was born. Today, we are a leading not-for-profit agency employing 1000+ staff and providing over 70 program sites in Nassau and Suffolk. ACLD assists children, teens and adults in reaching the highest level of independence with the freedom to ASPIRE HIGHER in their hopes, dreams and accomplishments. We are currently seeking a few exceptional people who have a passion to create a meaningful impact in the lives of the amazing people we support.
We have great opportunities for positive, motivated individuals to work in a day hab setting assisting adults diagnosed with intellectual/developmental disabilities in becoming self-sufficient and self-actualized. Get in on the ground floor and train for an entry level career in the healthcare/education field!
In this position, you will:
+ Help residents achieve/exceed their personal goals;
+ Provide structure and emotional support;
+ Assist in resolving behavioral issues;
+ Help individuals with personal hygiene;
+ Complete detailed, accurate documentation
+ Transport individuals to and from volunteer and pre-vocational activities using Agency vehicles.
Job Requirements:
We require:
+ HS Diploma or equivalent and 2 years ID/DD experience OR 3 years related health care experience OR Associate degree or higher
+ Clean and Valid NYS driver's license
+ Complete within 6 months of hire and maintain required trainings in AMAP (Approved Medication Administration Personnel) and SCIP (Strategies for Crisis Intervention and Prevention).
+ The ability to assist with lifting and transferring an adult person.
+ Must have flexibility to be reassigned to other programs and/or locations as needed.
+ Prior experience as Caregiver, Care Assistant, Personal Assistant, Resident Assistant, Direct Care Worker, Nursing Assistant, Home Care Aide or Companion is a plus.
ACLD was awarded National Accreditation by The Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL).
Apply online at www.acld.org or just email to jobs@acld.org. An EOE m/f/d/v
Requisition ID: 7514

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