Careers


We have the following open positions:

 

Job Title: Direct Care Professional, Day Habilitation Specialist
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Job Type: Full-Time
Posted: May 17th, 2016

Description

  • Teach skills needed to promote independence, inclusion, and productivity
  • Teach/model appropriate social skills
  • Provide transportation to and from the day habilitation sites, as well as in the community
  • Provide supervision to individuals in accordance with the habilitation plan
  • Complete all required documentation
  • Transport individuals in a safe and comfortable manner in accordance with all NYS Law and Agency procedures
  • Attend meetings and trainings
  • Participate in recreational trips and community outings as scheduled by program
  • Report all incidents in a timely fashion
  • Comply with OPWDD regulations

Successful candidates will possess the following qualities:

  • Independent decision-maker, self-directed, takes initiative
  • Problem-solver, critical thinker, good writing skills
  • Outgoing, friendly, relationship builder
  • Caring, compassionate, nurturing
  • Trustworthy, dependable, conscientious

Qualification

  • Possess a high school diploma/GED.
  • At least one year of experience working with intellectually/developmentally disabled population

Notes
Valid NYS Driver license; must successfully pass the required road test

 

Job Title: Direct Care Professional, Community Habilitation Specialist
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Job Type: Full-Time
Posted: May 17th, 2016

Description

  • Assist individuals with acquiring, maintaining and enhancing skills to include independent living and activities of daily living
  • Teach/model appropriate social skills
  • Provide supervision to individuals in accordance with the individual’s habilitation plan
  • Complete all required documentation timely and in accordance with the habilitation plan
  • Provide assistance with travel training if needed
  • Attend meetings and trainings
  • Encourage participation in exploring the community and its resources
  • Report all incidents in a timely fashion
  • Comply with Agency policies and procedures as well as OPWDD regulations

Successful candidates will possess the following qualities:

  • Independent decision-maker, self-directed, takes initiative
  • Problem-solver, critical thinker, good writing skills
  • Outgoing, friendly, relationship builder
  • Caring, compassionate, nurturing
  • Trustworthy, dependable, conscientious

Qualification

  • Possess a high school diploma/GED.
  • At least one year of experience working with intellectually/developmentally disabled population.

 

Job Title: Direct Care Professional, Respite Services
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Job Type: Full-Time
Posted: May 17th, 2016

Description

Length of respite care can be anywhere from a few hours to several weeks. Services may be used frequently or infrequently, such as for emergencies, vacations, one day per week or month, weekends, or every day.

A variety of facilities provide respite care services. The type of service available is often closely related to the characteristics of the facility, including: in-home respite services consist of a worker who comes to the family home while the caregiver is away.

These services are usually provided by agencies that recruit, screen, and train workers. This type of respite is usually less disruptive to the individual with the disability, provided there is a good match between the worker and the individual. However, issues of reliability and trustworthiness of the worker can be an additional source of stress for the caregiver.

Read more: http://www.minddisorders.com/Py-Z/Respite.html#ixzz49ES01ktF

 

Application Form

Please fill out the attached application form and submit it to Angelicka James at james@uniquecarenyc.org if interested in the open position.

 

Contact Details
Name: Angelicka James
Address: 1360 East 86th street
City: Brooklyn
State/Province: New York
Zipcode: 11236
Country: United States
Email: james@uniquecarenyc.org
Phone: 347-502-2956
FAX: 718-504-5304