Lifetime Assistance, Inc.

Celebrating 40 Years of Independence. Together.

Direct Support Professional – Day Services (Brockport) 223 views1 application

Job Overview

  • Experience Level Some Experience
  • Total Years Experience 1-2
  • Education High School Diploma or GED

AWESOME work, AWESOME(ER) benefits!

  • Affordable medical and dental plans as well as a standalone vision plan!
  • 288 hours of paid time off within your first year! (36 days)!
  • Tuition reimbursement!
  • Tremendous internal growth opportunities!
  • Work life balance!
  • A retirement plan to include BOTH a defined contribution plan (401(a)) (agency funded) and a 403(b) retirement savings plan!
  • A $500 dollar referral bonus! Because we want other compassionate and caring individuals just like you!

What would I be doing?

  • Interacting in the community you live in while you serve it.
  • Assisting people with disabilities by helping them with all aspects of everyday living.
  • Teaching others life lessons through compassionate and caring acts.
  • Being a champion for good in your community by partnering with others.
  • Smile, laugh, and be a positive role model to the people you assist, work with, and interact with in the community.
  • While performing the duties of this job, in order to instruct, care for, and assist the people we support, the employee is frequently required to: stand, bend, kneel, walk; use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects or equipment; reach with hands and arms; communicate and see. The employee is also occasionally required to sit. The employee must frequently lift, transfer, and/or move up to 35 pounds.
  • Direct Support Professionals may be required to go to different locations depending on the needs of the agency.
  • Required to successfully learn and implement preventative strategies as required by OPWDD including but not limited to OPWDD S.C.I.P. Level 1, S.C.I.P.-R. Level II or PROMOTE competencies based on the needs of the individuals the employee is supporting (not applicable to In Home Supports, Community Hab or Relief)

What experience do I need for a Direct Support role?

  • We look for caring, compassionate, and dedicated people who are willing to learn.
  • Six months experience in providing care to people with development disabilities or direct support in related field is preferred.

Is there anything else I need to know?

  • Standard background checks do apply (To include but not limited to: Fingerprinting/criminal history record check, NYS Child Abuse Registry, OPWDD Staff Exclusion List, Mental Health Law 16.34, and Medicaid exclusions lists)
  • Candidates must also meet LAI’s Vehicle Operator Requirements, be able to transfer and move up to 50 lbs., have a reliable means of transportation, a sense of humor, and the ability to have fun!
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Lifetime Assistance, Inc.

Celebrating 40 Years of Independence. Together.
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