Job Description We are currently seeking a Direct Support Paid Neighbor to work with adults with disabilities. The chosen candidate would be expected to live in the Paid Neighbor apartment on a permanent basis. The Paid Neighbor apartment is located within close proximity to the apartment of the person(s) supported. The paid neighbor apartment is located in Troy close to HVCC and the subsidized apartment cost is $600/month and is a 2 bedroom/1 bathroom apartment. Pets are not allowed at this location.
The work schedule for this opening is full time ( evening shifts) Direct Support Professionals assist individuals residing in specific homes in their daily living routines in such activities as dressing, shopping, meal preparation and personal hygiene through direct assistance and/or skills training. They provide individual guidance in health and safety, budgeting and money management, personal relations and developing social connections in the community. They also assist the Residence Manager in the cleanliness and general upkeep of the home.
Requirements: A HS Diploma or GED Valid NYS Driver's License with at least one year of non-permit driving experience and reliable transportation Ability to lift 50 lbs. Must be comfortable giving individuals direct care including assisting with personal hygiene tasks.
About The Arc of Rensselaer County The Arc of Rensselaer County is a non-profit agency located in Troy, NY supporting individuals with disabilities and their families throughout Rensselaer County. We are an association of people with disabilities, parents, professionals and community members dedicated to building the capacity of the community to fully include persons with disabilities.
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