Day Habilitation Specialist

ACLD Melville, NY

About the Job

ACLD’s Day Habilitation Specialist will work in a classroom or community based setting assisting adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities. The Day Hab Specialist provides a full day of comprehensive, active programming in the most integrated setting possible for the people supported in the Day Habilitation Program. Provide all direct care to individuals and transport as required. Essential functions can include, but limited to the following: + Train and supervise the people supported in the community at volunteer sites, educational activities or recreational outings; Provide transportation to and from these activities utilizing agency vehicles. + Assist with updating and implementing day habilitation plans for all people supported + Complete and ensure accurate and timely completion of daily notes, behavior data sheets, behavioral occurrence forms, incident reports, bus duty, van mileage and schedules for the people the program supports. + Assist the program supervisor to develop new volunteer sites and program activities that are consistent with the needs and interests of program participants + Provide the maximum level of supervision to ensure the health and safety of the people supported. + Transport individuals, as needed. + Assist with bus duty and lunch coverage + Provide assistance with personal care skills as necessary + Other duties, as assigned. ACLD is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D Job Requirements: + 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. **Requisition ID:** 7317