Com Hab Support Specialist

Administration Albany, New York


Description

The Center for Disability Services offers hope, innovation and achievement to the people we support.

For 75 years, we have been one of upstate New York’s largest providers of programs and services for individuals who have disabilities. Many of the innovative programs and vital services that we offer are not available elsewhere

We are searching for a Community Habilitation Support Specialist
  to join our agency.  


Responsibilities: 

A non-management position, which is responsible for assisting, providing, and promoting independence in individual’s daily support needs, care, and provision of services. Com Hab Support Specialist’s will provide support and assistance to the entire team. They will assist the CSBA/CSPM to ensure all agency and regulatory compliance is maintained.  Com Hab Support Specialist will respect each individual’s personal choice, lifestyles, and their dignity to take informed risks.

 Responsible for the implementation and maintenance of various records and ensuring that the program and individuals have their needs, wants and services provided to them in the highest quality and manner.

To assist the management and  clinicians with the monitoring of implementation and/or development of each individual’s plans of service (IPP, ISP, ICP, RESHAB, IPOPO, Life Plan or Treatment plan, etc).   Assist with staff and individual training, and assist in the follow up of direct care staff as it relates to the implementation and documentation of but not limited to, habilitation data collection, communication logs, health care concerns, recreation logs, behavior sheets, ADL sheets.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED required
  • Must have a valid NYS Driver’s License in good standing
  • Minimum of 1 year of related experience, specifically in Human Services
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds

 

At The Center for Disability Services, we don’t just accept difference – we celebrate it, support it, and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees and the people we support.  We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any protected class of job applicant or employee in our employment practices.