Job posted by: Episcopal Social Services of NY
Posted on: January 22, 2014
About Episcopal Social Services (ESS):
For almost 200 years, Episcopal Social Services (ESS), accredited by the Council on Accreditation, has helped meet the pressing needs of the vast numbers New York City's disadvantaged. ESS has remained flexible in responding to the changing needs of the disadvantaged with an unchanging mission to help children, families and other individuals become independent and self‐sufficient, and to make the most of their opportunities and potential. Today ESS, through its multi‐site programs and services, meaningfully touches over 5,000 lives every year throughout all of New York City, with an emphasis on the South Bronx and Manhattan. ESS's non-sectarian work focuses on strengthening children, families and adults through programs in foster care and adoption, early childhood education, after‐school initiatives, and group homes for developmentally disabled adults.
ESS is currently seeking a Direct Care Worker (DCW) to provide direct care services and ensure the safety and well-being of adults with developmental disabilities who reside in our group homes located in the Bronx and Manhattan. By providing consistent and quality comfort, care, training, and support, the DCW empowers our clients to engage in day-to-day activities. This includes toileting, feeding, showering, dressing, and maintaining health and hygiene. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
$11.56/hr- Comprehensive benefits package included. This is a Union position.
Part Time and Full time positions are available for Mornings (7am-4pm), Evenings (3pm-12am), and Overnights (12am-8am), 7 days a week.
It is the policy of ESS that the Agency wholly complies with the equal treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without unlawful discrimination as to an individual's perceived or actual race, creed, color, national origin, alienate, citizenship status, gender, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, partnership status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, or veteran status in all employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and apprenticeship, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination and all other terms and conditions of employment.
Interested, qulaified candidates may apply by clicking the link below:
Be sure to include: 3 professional references as well as your shift availability.