Self-Direction Community Hab.

Rochester, NY, USA Req #85
Wednesday, June 23, 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 - ID #14531

Job Purpose: 

Assist individuals with brain injury, intellectual disabilities, and other neurological disabilities in achieving a challenging, stimulating, dignified life by serving as an advocate and liaison for and on behalf of individuals’ rights and benefits


Job Description:

You will have the opportunity to support a person with intellectual/developmental disabilities as

she becomes further integrated into her community. Perfect for a DSP who isn’t run-of-the-mill, and likes helping someone function in a home setting.


Essential Functions:

  • Working with a young man to shop, share laundry expertise, and even take horseback riding lessons.
  • Ensure ongoing health and safety for the person being supported.
  • Support, train, and guide people as they socialize, make purchases, volunteer, exercise, or engage in other community-based activities of their choosing. These activities will be organized through the Person-Centered Planning process.
  • Provide transportation as deemed appropriate for the day’s activities.
  • Complete online documentation which meets all OPWDD regulations in a timely manner.
  • Report all incidents to the Program Supervisor and agency QI Team.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Valid & Current New York State Driver’s License
  • Reliable Personal Vehicle
  • Ability to pass OPWDD background check
  • All trainings provided by Epilepsy-Pralid, Inc
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Applicants cannot have the same address as the person supported
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Requires application through Epilepsy Prailid



Physical Requirements:

  • 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 hand to finger, stretch with hands and arms
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include:   
    • Close vision 
    • Ability to adjust focus
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Hours to be discussed

Competitive wages!


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

  • Job Family Direct Support - Self Hire
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Rochester, NY, USA