Self-Direction Respite Staff

Port Byron, NY 13140, USA Req #29
Monday, July 12, 2021
We accept applications for open positions. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Once you’ve submitted your application, please email stating your name and the person(s) you’re supporting- Self-Direction Respite Staff #14054

Seeking Respite Staff for an Active Man with Developmental Disability. You can make a difference in the life of someone special! EPI is looking for a creative and compassionate direct support professional to work with a man who has a developmental disability. The ideal candidate will have effective communication skills, patience, and strong organizational skills. 

Critical Role

  • Maintain the health and well being of the person your supporting
  • Assist with aquiring independent living skills.
  • Teach communication skills and how best to interact with others in social settings.
  • Assist him in aquiring experiences in social, recreational, and physical fitness opportunities.


  • High School diploma or GED and 1 year of similar experience.
  • Must have a valid NYS Drivers License and access to a vehicle
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Applicants cannot have the same address as the person supported


Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Must be able to lift, transfer, and move at least 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to talk, hear, stand for extended periods of time, walk, sit, twist, bend, use hands to finger, handle or feel, stretch with hands and arms
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include
  • Close vision
  • Ability to adjust focus



  • Time and Hours are negotiable

Pay rate:

  • $16/HR


  • Port Byron, N.Y.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee travels by automobile and will be exposed to changing weather conditions.

Epilepsy-Pralid, Inc. Employment Requirements

All Epilepsy-Pralid, Inc. employees must have:
- A valid NYS driver license
- Reliable transportation
- The ability to lift, transfer, and move minimum 50 lbs.
- A high school diploma or Equivalent.

2 Townline Circle
Rochester, NY 14623
(585) 442-6420
(585)442-6964 Fax

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Port Byron, NY 13140, USA