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Title: Independent Living Skills Trainer- Rochester NY
Job Type: Service Worker
Department: ILST
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Job Summary:

Job Purpose:

Provide assessment, supervision, assistance, and training to improve the ability of the waiver participant to live as independently as possible in his/her home.  Provide services on a one-to-one basis and include self-care, medication management, task completion, communication skills, interpersonal skills, socialization, sensory/motor skills, mobility, community transportation skills, reduction/elimination of maladaptive behaviors, problem-solving skills, money management, and the ability to maintain a household.

Essential Functions::

Maintain the health and well being of the individuals EPILEPSY-PRALID, INC serves

Ensure all skills training is provided in the environment that is expected to result in the greatest positive outcome for the individual.  Services are to be provided in a real world environment

Assist individual in developing both long term and short term goals that are realistic, attainable, specific, measurable, and time limited.  Assist individual in re-evaluating goals as appropriate.

Review Service Provider Plans and help Providers implement plans.  Provide pertinent information to the Providers. Review Individual Service Plans written by Service Coordinator

Report all policy violations to appropriate personnel

Develop and update all required documentation per Funder Regulations

Promote workplace safety


Person with a Master's Degree in Social Work;

Person with a Master's Degree in Psychology; or

Bachelor's Degree in a human service field and two years of similar experience; or

Registered Professional Nurse;

Certified Rehabilition Counselor

Occupational Therapist

Registered Physical Therapist

Speech –Language Pathologist

High School diploma and three years of similar experience.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must be able to lift, transfer, and move at least 50 lbs.

Must be able to talk, hear, stand for extended periods of time, walk, sit, twist, bend, use hand to finger, stretch with hands and arms

Specific vision abilities required by this job include

Close vision

Ability to adjust focus

Employee must be able to train in and perform Strategies for Crisis Intervention and Prevention -Revised (SCIP-R)

Must be trained in and be able to perform first aid

While performing the duties of this position, the employee travels by automobile and/or Agency Van and will be exposed to changing weather conditions.

OSHA Category:

This position requires tasks that involve exposure to blood or body fluids that requires specific training for the employees' safety. All EPILEPSY-PRALID, INC employees are offered the opportunity to receive Hepatitis B vaccination series.

Epilepsy-Pralid, Inc. Employment Requirements

All Epilepsy-Pralid, Inc. employees must have:
- A valid NYS driver license
- Reliable transportation
- The ability to lift, transfer and move 50 lbs
- A high school diploma or Equivalent.

Apply in person Monday-Friday, 8am-3:30pm.
You may also apply by fax or email.

2 Townline Circle
Rochester, NY 14623
(585) 442-6420
(585)442-6964 Fax