Job Description 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 looking for Floater Direct Support Professionals to provide variable hour coverage to our Residential Program.
This position will work set days (including weekends), but the times of those days will vary - meaning there is no regular set schedule. We cannot accommodate schedule restrictions due to the nature of this position. Candidates must be available to work all 3 shifts - days, evenings and overnights.
Floater 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.
Hourly Rate: $11.68 per hour
Requirements: A HS Diploma or GED Valid NYS Driver's License with at least one year of non-permit driving experience and must have access to a vehicle 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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