Bilingual Arabic Respite: Crisis & Planned (Service Provider)- Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn, New York SHG - New York Expired 3 months ago - Inactive Job
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The Respite Care Worker is responsible for providing temporary care to a Waiver child in order to provide a parent / caregiver with a needed break so as to ease the stress at home and improve family harmony.

FLSA : Non-Exempt

Essential Functions :

  • Work with children who have Serious Emotional Disturbance (S.E.D.) in
  • community and home environments.
  • Supervises and engages the child in recreational activities which support the
  • child’s constructive interests and abilities.
  • Works in collaboration with the provider and parents to ensure that the child’s needs are met when engaged in respite care activities.
  • Document services provided.
  • Maintain open communication with child and family related to planned activities,
  • observed behavior, etc.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities : None

Minimum Qualifications :

  • High School Diploma or equivalency.
  • 1 year of experience working or volunteering with children with special needs and their families.
  • Ability to work amongst diverse social, cultural, and economic groups.
  • Good written, verbal, and listening skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and have some knowledge with using Electronic Health Records (EHR).
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Bilingual in one or more of the following : Spanish, Bengali, Urdu and others, may be required depending on client needs