JOIN OUR TEAM AS A DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL AND MAKE A
DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES!
Share our commitment to helping children and adults with
developmental disabilities build the skills and life they want.
Bring your experience, compassion, and energy to the team and make a
difference in someone’s life.
Cayuga Centers is looking for staff members who are passionate
about person centered supports and helping individuals achieve their
hopes and dreams. Our strength based approach is grounded in the
science of Applied Behavior Analysis which is the most effective
approach to build skills. Individuals choose their life goals,
short term objectives and how they wish to participate in their
community. Our skilled staff support engaging activities that
individuals help plan based on their interests. Building
relationships and enjoying life is our goal for individuals and
Cayuga Centers is a great place to work with one of the highest
(usually the best) pay rates and benefits packages in the County!!!
We devote more resources to our Direct Support Professionals!
Starting rates are higher for experienced staff.
Come join our team!
Cayuga County (Program locations in Auburn, NY)
Looking for an applicant who is willing to work with individuals
at a time that suits their needs. Afternoon, evening and weekend
shifts are available.
Full-time, 40 hour a week positions available as well as Relief Staff.
We can’t wait to support you in your growing career. If this
opportunity speaks to you, we look forward to hearing from you!
- Shall be primarily responsible for the direct care of assigned individual(s)
- Shall be sensitive to and respect the individual rights and
physical and emotional needs of assigned individuals. Shall
recognize the importance of communicating these needs both verbally
and in writing to the individual appropriate staff, family members
and agency personnel
- Shall be responsible for the planning, implementation, and
documentation of, as well as the maintenance of (examples
include, but are not limited to): Personal hygiene, Domestic
skills, Laundry skills, Medication, Meal Preparation, Money
Management, Community Integration, Behavioral Management,
Shopping, Recreation, Other needs as dictated by the individual plan
- Shall document information regarding shift such as maintenance
need, supplies needed and all other appropriate information.
This includes reviewing and signing off on all logs and
documentation as assigned by Supervisor
- Shall assist in maintaining a clean physical environment and
perform related work as necessary
- Will participate in staff meetings and in-service training
modules as scheduled and will be required to remain in
compliance with all agency orientation, training and
certification within established guidelines
- Will complete all other tasks as assigned
- Provide coverage in any of the SPwDD Programs as designated by
a Supervisor. Remain on-duty until properly relieved
- Consults with On-Call Supervisor as needed per program protocol
- Provides crisis intervention as necessary
- Maintains an awake, aware presence in the program site
throughout their shift
- Provides direct care, individual-specific programming and
supervision to one or more assigned individuals from the DD population
- Provides direct support means ensuring the safety and
well-being of individuals while supporting the individual’s
personal needs and recreation and socialization activities to
meet the goals and objectives of the Service Plan.
- Plays a valuable role in establishing and sustaining a
individual and family-driven program focus.