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Community Support Professional – Part Time

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Regular Part-Time
Program
Cortland, NY, US


EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • One year of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities preferred

GENERAL SUMMARY

  • This is a part time position which provides services to individuals who receive prevocational services and/ or community habilitation services to individuals through the implementation of service and support plans. Community Support Professionals may be assigned to work with any individual served in these service areas.

Company Standards

  • Maintains regular attendance and punctuality in order to provide quality habilitative services to individuals served. This position performs all hours at physical locations required for services for the individuals served including but not limited to community placements, individual’s homes, retail stores, banks, fitness centers, etc. Work hours will also include required training at assigned JMM Murray and/or off-site locations.
  • Follows all safety rules and regulations; wears and/or uses any required protective equipment while working; immediately reports any safety concerns or unsafe working conditions to Community Services management.
  • Conducts all aspects of community services to individuals served in compliance with the JM Murray mission statement, policies and procedures, professional standards, and applicable governmental laws, rules and regulations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Provides community services, which include prevocational services, community habilitation services or both, to assigned individuals. Duties include support with exposure to work and volunteer opportunities, food shopping, general purchases, fitness activities, self-care skills training, specific to individual goals as outlined in the applicable Staff Action Plans.
  • Follows the schedule as assigned by the supervisor. Works cooperatively with others to ensure individuals receive service as scheduled and that requests by individuals for schedule changes are communicated to the supervisor.
  • Provides supervisor with information and feedback regarding individual staff action plans and makes recommendations for modifications in order to enhance the skills and learning of individuals served.
  • Provides safe transportation and on-site supervision to support individuals at community sites. If using a company vehicle, ensures it is left clean inside and free of debris, it has gas in it, and that first aid kits are on hand. Immediately reports any mechanical, safety or other needs for repair and maintenance to Community Services management. Ensures employee personal vehicles are in safe working order, clean inside and free of excess debris.
  • Completes appropriate and timely documentation of services which includes the use of the JM Murray Electronic Medical Record, and the use of equipment such as a smart phone, computer, laptop, and/or a tablet.
  • Attends all required training and meetings, and maintains any required certifications and updates to training, as assigned.
  • Conducts self in a manner as to always contribute to maximum individual growth and in accordance with all regulations, the DSP Code of Ethics and Company policy and procedures. Represents JM Murray and the JM Murray mission in a positive manner, treating people with respect and dignity.
  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities, as assigned.

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