Self-Direction Respite DSP

Macedon, NY 14502, USA Req #87
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


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:

Respite aide needed for a disabled young woman in Macedon. She has cerebral palsy, developmental delays, and a seizure disorder (~3 seizures/month). She is partially nonverbal but understands conversation, questions, and instruction.


Responsibilities will include helping her at home with daily activities while parents are busy with other tasks. Activities includes arts & crafts, music, games, puzzles (and any skills or interests you have!), as well as helping with her disability equipment (walker, stander, bolster, wedge) – training provided by parents for all equipment.


Some personal hygiene assistance required.



  • Cheerful, very patient, compassionate, self-motivated, and reliable
  • Part time hours (weekends and weekday afternoons after 1pm)
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Applicants cannot have the same address as person supported
  • Must be trained in all required trainings within 90 days of being hired and maintain current certifications with all required trainings
  • Maintain a valid New York State driver’s license


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 

Additional InformationHome has 3 cats. No smoking on property or with the client. Contact Linda or Jeff Kingsley (parents) at 315-986-9674 for more information


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
  • Macedon, NY 14502, USA