Icon hamburger

Create Job Alert.

Enter your email below to save this search and receive job recommendations for similar positions.
Thank you. We'll send jobs matching these to
No Thanks
What job do you want?

Create Job Alert.

Get similar jobs sent to your email

Apply to this job.
Think you're the perfect candidate?
Apply on company site

You’re being taken to an external site to apply.

Create an account to get recommended jobs that match your resume and apply to multiple jobs in seconds!
On the next page, you'll build a resume in 3 steps thanks to our AI technology
8-15 characters
Contains Number
Contains Lowercase
Contains Uppercase
Contains Special Character

You’re being taken to an external site to apply.

Enter your email below to receive job recommendations for similar positions.
6352A | Habilitation Support Professional at The Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services Inc.

6352A | Habilitation Support Professional

The Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services Inc. Brooklyn, NY Full-Time
Apply on company site

Create Job Alert.

Get similar jobs sent to your email

Make a bigger difference


The Habilitation Support Professional (HSP) supports individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in the Home and Community Based Setting (HCBS) and the Day Habilitation programs. The HSP is required to follow the Individualized Service Plan (ISP), and/or the Day Habilitation Plan promoting independence and person centered decision making.

KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (List the functions that are essential to achieve the goals):

  • Responsible for clients in the home or day habilitation setting ensuring safety of the clients, promoting independence, and working in a person centered manner to meet the needs and choices of the client.
  • Responsible to tend to personal hygiene needs of the client(s).
  • Work with client, guardian/advocate and supervisor to help identify valued outcomes for the individualized habilitation plan.
  • Implements the valued outcomes on a daily basis using agency documentation procedures.
  • Develop and implement activities with clients and their primary care givers. 
  • Accompany clients on trips and outings and supervises activities.
  • Participate as a member of the interdisciplinary team at treatment planning meetings to review progress and plan valued outcomes for the next six months.
  • Shares and documents experiences and observation of the client(s) with treatment team during in person supervision, phone calls, and utilizing the electronic health record, including contacting supervisor for any medical or behavioral occurrence that is outside the baseline of the client.
  • Understand all safeguards listed in the individuals’ treatment plan and follow accordingly.
  • May be called upon to dispense medications (specific to Day Habilitation) should medication administration be needed during these hours.
  • Complete OPWDD documentation requirements including monthly checklist and summary on a monthly basis.
  • Follow agency guidelines for timekeeping through Dayforce, as well as completing mandatory agency trainings.  
  • Complete ongoing OPWDD and other trainings as required

EDUCATIONAL / TRAINING REQUIRED (List all that is required to achieve this position):

High School diploma or a minimum of 1 year experience working with the IDD population and must be at least 18 years of age. AMAP certification required for the Day Habilitation setting during probationary period.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED / LANGUAGE PREFERENCE (List what the desire to reach goals):

Experience working with individuals with Intellectual Disabilities preferred.

COMPUTER SKILLS REQUIRED (List the computer skills needed):

Basic computer skills required including agency software programs and Electronic

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

 We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

Other details

  • Job Family Direct Care [200s]
  • Job Function Paraprofessionals
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator 8854 - Health Care - Professional Svcs - Traveling
  • Required Education High School

Recommended skills

Developmental Disabilities
Radiation Treatment Planning
Intellectual Disabilities
Computer Literacy
Apply to this job.
Think you're the perfect candidate?
Apply on company site

Help us improve CareerBuilder by providing feedback about this job: Report this job

Report this Job

Once a job has been reported, we will investigate it further. If you require a response, submit your question or concern to our Trust and Site Security Team

Job ID: 468


For your privacy and protection, when applying to a job online, never give your social security number to a prospective employer, provide credit card or bank account information, or perform any sort of monetary transaction. Learn more.

By applying to a job using CareerBuilder you are agreeing to comply with and be subject to the CareerBuilder Terms and Conditions for use of our website. To use our website, you must agree with the Terms and Conditions and both meet and comply with their provisions.