Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc.

  • Community Habilitation Specialist - Program Without Walls - Monday - Friday 7:30a-3:30p

    Job Locations US-NY-Old Bethpage
    Job ID
    2018-5606
    Category
    Community Habilitation Specialist
  • Overview

    The primary role of the Community Habilitation Specialist is to work alongside the people we support in order to help them to achieve their Personal Outcomes. This includes working with individuals with special needs to develop daily living, professional and decision making skills while also supporting their health and safety.

     

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

    Responsibilities

    The Community Habilitation Specialist is responsible for assisting individuals to become more independent when performing activities of daily living in order to achieve their valued outcomes. Habilitation services are designed to develop skills to increase an individual’s level of independence. Habilitation services may include training, supervision or assistance related to communication skills, interpersonal skills, socialization, mobility, community transportation skills, problem solving skills, money management, safety, cooking and other skills needed to reach their valued outcomes. Services are primarily community based and revolve around volunteer and recreational opportunities.

    Qualifications

    • Minimum of 1 year working with individuals diagnosed with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities
    • Valid NYS Driver’s License and meets the qualifications to be a driver for the agency
    • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent

     

     

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