Clinical Assistant - Residential Services

Direct Support Albany, New York
Salary: USD 17.86 - 23.42 Hourly


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

For 80 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 Clinical Assistants to join our agency. Openings are available at multiple locations throughout the Capital Region including Albany, Clifton Park, Troy, Schenectady, Saratoga and many more!   


  • Assisting, providing and promoting independence in the daily treatment, care and services of the people we support.
  • Serve as members of the individuals’ planning, implementation and interdisciplinary teams.
  • Assisting in the implementation of individualized residential habilitation services
  • Respect the individuals’ personal choice, lifestyles and their dignity to take informed risks.


  • High School diploma or equivalent required, Associates Degree preferred
  • At least 1 year of work experience with Developmental Disabilities required
  • Must be at least 18 years old to apply for this position
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Must have a valid NYS driver’s license in good standing
  • OPWDD Medication Administration Certification, First Aid/CPR Certification and SCIP-R Certification must be completed within the first three months of employment (in addition to other program specific training required during first six months of employment)

Rate of pay is commensurate on experience, Residential Program acuity, shift differentials and completion of additional trainings.


Pay range for this position is $17.86 - $23.42 and is commensurate on experience.   

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.