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Direct Care (Day Services) Lifetime Assistance Rochester,



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Human Services/Non-Profit

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Wed Nov 20, 2019
Posted Date


Wed Nov 06, 2019

Job Summary

Every person needs the support of others, but we look for very special people to support individuals with disabilities. This is why the role of Direct Care is so important. In a Direct Care role you'll be joining the ranks of the many compassionate and caring individuals who provide daily support, assistance, and companionship to those right here in our community.

Job Description


Hiring Event!!

Lifetime Assistance will be recruiting “live” on Monday, November 18th from 10am – 12pm at RochesterWorks! located on 255 North Goodman Street, Rochester NY 14607.

If interested, please make sure to come in and meet Lifetime Assistance recruiters in person for an opportunity to be pre-screened.


What would I be doing?

  1. Interacting in the community you live in while you serve it.

  2. Assisting individuals with disabilities by helping them with all aspects of everyday living.

  3. Teaching others life lessons through compassionate and caring acts.

  4. Being a champion for good in your community by partnering with others.

  5. Smile, laugh, and be a positive role model to the people you assist, work with, and interact with in the community.

  6. While performing the duties of this job, in order to instruct, care for, and assist the individuals we support, the employee is frequently required to: stand, bend, kneel, walk; use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects or equipment; reach with hands and arms; communicate and see. The employee is also occasionally required to sit.  The employee must frequently lift, transfer, and/or move up to 35 pounds.


  1. Direct Support Professionals may be required to go to different locations depending on the needs of the agency.

  2. Required to successfully learn and implement preventative strategies as required by OPWDD including but not limited to OPWDD S.C.I.P. Level 1, S.C.I.P.-R. Level II or PROMOTE competencies based on the needs of the individuals the employee is supporting (not applicable to In Home Supports, Community Hab or Relief) 

What experience do I need for a Direct Care role?

  1. We look for caring, compassionate, and dedicated people who are willing to learn.

  2. Six months experience in providing care to individuals with development disabilities or direct care in related field is preferred.  We'll provide you with comprehensive training, giving you all the knowledge necessary to make a difference in the lives of the person or persons you'll be assisting! 

Is there anything else I need to know?

  1. Standard background checks do apply (To include but not limited to: Fingerprinting/criminal history record check, NYS Child Abuse Registry, OPWDD Staff Exclusion List, Mental Health Law 16.34, and Medicaid exclusions lists)

  2. Candidates must also meet LAI's Vehicle Operator Requirements, be able to transfer and move up to 50 lbs., have a reliable means of transportation, a sense of humor, and the ability to have fun!

How to Apply

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