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Position: Direct Support Professional- Senior Habilitation Instructor

Posted: Thursday, June 01, 2017

Location: Nanuet, NY

Job Description

DSP-Senior Habilitation Instructors perform a wide variety of tasks that involve both encouraging and guiding persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities in developing and maintaining good working skills. In addition, the DSP-Senior Habilitation Instructor is responsible for taking care of the personal needs of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in instances where they are unable to do so. The DSP-Senior Habilitation Instructor will be responsible for maintaining a creative, productive, fun, therapeutic and humanistic program environment in keeping with the agency mission and philosophy.

DSP-Senior Habilitation Instructor will provide direction and leadership to the DSP-Habilitation Instructors assigned to them. Staff is expected to embrace the philosophies that Camp Venture adheres to including Person Centered Planning and the Direct Support Professional (DSP) Core Competencies.

QUALIFICATIONS
High School Diploma or High School Equivalency and two years experience in the implementation of individual program plans for people with mental retardation and developmental disability.  Must Drive.  Must obtain CDL, Medication Certification, SCIP-R, First Aid Certification, CPR Certification and successfully participate in agency required proficiency based trainings within 6 months of employment.

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START DATE TO BE DETERMINED
1ST POSITION
SENIOR HABILITATION INSTRUCTOR
Venture Center Day Habilitation
Location: Sparkill, NY
Position No.:  403-021
Full-time / Age 21 or over
Hours:  37.5 hours per week

Monday through Friday - 8:00am to 3:30pm

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2nd POSITION -
SENIOR HABILITATION INSTRUCTOR -WOW PROGRAM - Position No.: 407-07
Senior Habilitation Instructor- Position requires direct care of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a without walls day program. Staff will be driving small groups of consumers to daily activities that focus on socialization in the community. The job tasks can vary and may include swimming, volunteer work, educational recreation, assisting with technology devices, bending, stretching, lifting, standing for long periods of time, and helping with activities of daily living.  Position may include medication administration. Driving is a must.

Location: Nanuet, NY/ in the community

M -  7:30am - 3:30pm
Tu-  8:00am - 4:00pm
W   7:30am - 3:30pm
Th-  8:00am - 4:00pm
Fri.- 7:30am - 3:30pm

 

 

Hours

37.5 HOURS PER WEEK (1ST POSITION) AND 40 HOURS PER WEEK-2ND POSITION
MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY- FLEXIBLE

Number of Positions: 2 Full - Time Positions

 Work for Venture

Camp Venture’s Administration Office is located at:
25 Smith Street, Suite 513
Nanuet, New York 10954
Click here for directions

CAMP VENTURE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Employment inquiries should be directed to:
Christine H. Dykhouse, PHR
Human Resources Manager
845-624-3860

Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and must be completed on site.

Agency requirement for all positions:

  • Age 21 & over
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Valid Drivers License with 3 years clean driving record
  • Successful completion of six days competency based training

Camp Venture provides a very generous benefit package to eligible employees, which includes, but is not limited to:

  • Health Insurance Plan
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Dental Insurance Plan
  • Health Plan Enhancement
  • Basic Life Insurance (Equal to one times salary)
  • Voluntary Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Supplemental Short Term Disability
  • Voluntary Long Term Disability
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Retirement Plans
  • Additional Voluntary Benefits

 

 

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