Job Information

Organization: CP Rochester

Posting Start: 05/24/2024

Location: Monroe County, NY

Job Title: Caregiver - Respite Program

Posting End: 07/31/2024

A Brief Job Description:

Job Title: Respite Caregiver

Location: Monroe County, NY

Salary: $15.00 per hour

Employment:  Evenings and Weekends. Up to 19 hours per week Mon-Fri evenings and varying AM/PM hours on Saturdays & Sundays.

Summary/Objective:  Assist in providing for the well-being and direct care needs of children and adults with developmental disabilities.


  1. High School Diploma or GED preferred.
  2. One year experience working with individuals who have developmental disabilities and/or education in Human Services.
  3. Reliable transportation and the ability to travel throughout Monroe County.
  4. Ability to work independently and motivate others.
  5. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  6. Must be able to read and write English to a level of fluency and comprehension which enables the candidate to follow written direction on labels, charts and other sources of client care and/or production information as well as follow, comprehend and appropriately act upon same if transmitted orally.
  7. Perform all other duties relevant to the position as assigned by supervisor.
  8. Must be able to meet all agency training requirements.
  9. Sitting, standing, walking, lifting up to 50 pounds, pulling and pushing wheelchairs and adaptive equipment, carrying, grasping, reaching, stooping and crouching, and crawling may be required.

Essential Functions:

  1. Imparts agency philosophy of “Respect, Integrity, Service and Excellence” to individuals, families, program staff and community resources.
  2. Maintains confidentiality of information relating to individuals and their families in accordance with agency policy.
  3. Hourly Respite is designed to give the primary caregiver a break while providing a safe, fun and positive environment for their loved one.
  4. Provide supports to meet the needs of the individual (i.e., meal prep, personal care)Service occurs in the family home.
  5. Engage the individual in his/her chosen activities, which could include arts & crafts, outdoor play, games, etc.
  6. Serve as an appropriate role model and engage in interactions which promote and insure the dignity and rights of all participants, service providers, co-workers and community members.
  7. Act as a professional representative of CP Rochester in regards to appearance, behavior, temperament, communication, language and dress.
  8. Adheres to the agency’s policies and procedures as well as department guidelines.
  9. Performs other duties at the discretion of the Program Director or his/her designee.

Supervisory Responsibility: None.

Other Duties:  This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Work Environment: Community based in-home

The agencies are equal opportunity employers. We do not discriminate against employees or applicants in the hiring, promotion, compensation, placement, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence or any other term or condition of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran, domestic violence victim status, prior arrest and conviction records or any other protected category in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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