Job Opportunity Details

Position Title: Direct Care Counselor
Location: Community Living Service Programs (Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens and Staten Island positions available)
Contact Email: [email protected]

Provides care for individuals with developmental disabilities who reside in Agency’s residential program. Performs ADL duties for individuals such as: bathing, dressing, toileting, grooming, preparing meals, and lifting or transferring to/from various surfaces. Performs general housekeeping duties to maintain the cleanliness and safety of the residence. Administers medications and topicals according to doctors’ orders and under the direction of a nurse. Implements individualized program plans and maintains records and charts as needed. Accompanies individuals in community inclusionary activities, medical appointments and all other applicable activities.

Education Requirements

High School Diploma or GED.

Job Requirements

Experience working with people with disabilities.
Related Nurses Aide/CNA/HHA experience a plus. 
Must be able to attend and pass a five day OPWDD Medication Administration Class and Orientation Program located in Manhattan.
Must be able to Lift and Transfer (must pass a practicum prior to hire).
Criminal background checks required.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


1199 Union benefits

How To Apply

E-mail- [email protected]
Fax- 212-290-8475

Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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