The successful candidate will be expected to:
- Assist participants with personal care, meal preparation, daily living skills and socialization;
- Ensure participants care plans are being implemented on an ongoing basis; and
- Provide monitoring and oversight to all participants.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Candidates must have a Personal Care Aide (PCA) certification, or other applicable direct care certification, or have at least six months of direct care experience within the last year. Knowledge of HIPAA and the Independent Living Philosophy is required. Candidates must be able to lift up to 60 pounds and have a clean driving record. A High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
Wages: $12.85 per hour, $13.35 per hour after six months of successful employment.
Travel Required: Yes
Location: Utica, NY
RCIL is a civil rights organization that offers individuals with disabilities a wide range of independent living and advocacy services through the numerous programs we manage.
DUE TO THE RECENT OUTBREAK OF COVID-19, RCIL IS NOT CURRENTLY ABLE TO HIRE NEW OFFICE STAFF; HOWEVER, WE WILL STILL REVIEW APPLICATIONS THAT ARE RECEIVED SO THAT INTERVIEWS WITH QUALIFIED APPLICANTS CAN BE CONDUCTED WHEN THE SITUATION HAS BEEN RESOLVED.
A hard copy of your resume and cover letter may also be forwarded to: RCIL, P.O. Box 210, Utica, NY 13503-0210, Attention: Recruitment.
It is the policy of RCIL to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need assistance or accommodations to fully participate in the interview process, please contact the HR Recruiter at 315-797-4642. Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a person’s disability.
RCIL promotes a scent/chemical free environment. To support this effort, we ask that all applicants refrain from wearing scented products while in the office.
RCIL is an equal opportunity employer. All persons—including people with disabilities; elders; women; and people of racial and ethnic minority—are encouraged to apply.
It is RCIL’s policy and agency standard that all employees participate in advocacy for Civil Rights and Agency activities. Apply today to make a difference!