UCP Central Pa

  • Habilitation Specialist - Various Shifts

    Job ID
    2018-1230
    # of Openings
    5
    Category
    Direct Care- Home and Community Support
    Location : Location
    US-PA-Camp Hill
  • Overview

    Join TEAM UCP: We empower people to live a meaningful life through innovative support and services.


    At UCP, we share a passion and a purpose: to empower people to live meaningful lives.


    Our commitment to the people we support equips them to realize their full potential and live with the greatest degree of independence. But we don’t stop at changing lives. We also work to change public perception as we relentlessly pursue a vision of communities that embrace the abilities of every individual.

     

    We currently have the following shifts available in Home and Community Services:

     

    Camp Hill Area
    - Companion services for a male in his 20s. Wednesday and Thursday 7:15 AM-8:30 AM
    - Companion services for a female in her 30s. Monday and Wednesday 10:00 AM-11:30 AM and 10:00 AM-1:00 PM

     

    Mechanicsburg Area
    - Habilitation Services for a male in his 30’s. Monday and Thursday 4:00 PM-6:00PM and one Friday evening per month.
    - Habilitation services for a male in his 50s. Monday and Wednesday, 4:00 PM–7:00 PM and 4:00 PM–6:00 PM. These times may be flexible.
    - Habilitation services for a male in his 30s. Tuesday and Thursday 4:30 PM-7:30 PM. These times may be flexible.
    - Habilitation services for a male in his 20s. 4.5 hours/week, hours may vary based on participant’s work schedule.

     

    Dillsburg Area
    - Habilitation services for a male. Wednesday and Thursday 4:00 PM-6:00 PM. These times may be flexible.
    - Habilitation services for a male in his 30s. Daytime hours, 2.5 hours 3 days per week (typically Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday). Times may vary between 8:30 AM-2:00 PM depending on work schedule.
    - Companion/Habilitation services for a male in his 50s. Monday-Thursday 3:00 PM-5:00 PM and Saturday 9:00 AM-11:00 AM. These times may be flexible.

     

    Harrisburg Area
    - Habilitation services for a female in her 20s. Monday, Tuesday, and Friday 3:30 PM-7:30 PM.
    - Companion services for a female in her 60s. 2 days per week (Days are flexible) 12:30 PM-3:00 PM.

     

    Hummelstown Area
    - Habilitation services for a female in her 20s. Thursday 10:00 AM-2:00 PM.

     

    Steelton Area
    - Habilitation services for a male in his 30s. Tuesday and Thursday 4:30 PM- 6:30 PM.


    If you would like to be a part of an organization committed to excellence and innovation, please consider joining the UCP Central PA team!

    Responsibilities

    What you’ll do:

    • Ensure the delivery of direct habilitation and skills training for each program participant. 
    • Provide training in daily living, communications, community living, money management, household responsibilities, and other skills training identified in the ISP. 
    • Provide companionship and socialization. Ensure the delivery of personal care assistance, if needed. 
    • Provide support to enable full participation in school, day training programs, and/or the local community.
    • Enhance the ability of the participant to lead a self-determining life by providing the support and information necessary to build self-esteem, and assertiveness; and to make decisions.
    • Assist and/or facilitate the development of an individualized plan based on participant preferences, needs, and interests. 
    • Assist the participant to meet physical (i.e. health, grooming, toileting, eating) and personal management needs (i.e. human development, human sexuality), by teaching skills, providing supports, and building on individual strengths and capabilities. 
    • Assist the participant with household management (i.e. meal prep, laundry, cleaning, decorating) and with transportation needs to maximize skills, abilities, and independence. 
    • Assist with identifying, securing, and using needed equipment (i.e. adaptive equipment) and therapies (i.e. physical, occupational, and communication). 
    • Explore with the participant his/her vocational interests and aptitudes, assist in preparing for job or school entry, and review opportunities for continued career growth.
    • Assist the individual, as needed, in planning for community activities and events (ie. making reservations, staff needs, money, materials, accessibility).

    Qualifications

    What we’re looking for –


    At a minimum, you’ll need:


    • High school Diploma or General Education Development (GED) Certificate required. 6 months to 2 years of previous jobs related experience preferred.


    • A valid driver’s license with a clean record (no DUIs within the last five years).


    • Access to regular use of a vehicle with valid insurance coverage.


    • Must be at least 18 years of age.


    • Flexible to work all assigned work schedules including evenings and weekend hours as business needs dictate.


    • Ability to read and interpret documents in English. Ability to read and communicate verbally in English. Written communication skills in English may also be required.

     

    It’d be great if you also have:


    • Knowledge specific to the needs of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, autism, and/or the aging population.

     

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