Full Time Respite Worker

Primary Responsibilities include:

·  Provide Respite on a weekly basis with 65% of hours spent in direct service provision.

·  Base activities on the needs, abilities, and strengths of each child and family.

·  Transport clients and communicate with parents before and after activities.

·  Complete intake assessments and paperwork inclusive of authorization requests with MCOs.

·  Maintain consistent communication with supervisor regarding client's progress.

·  Attend required staff meetings, case conferences, training, and supervision.

·  Complete all necessary documentation inclusive of treatment plans, safety plans, visit notes and discharge summaries.

·  Adhere to agency and NYS requirements including HIPAA policies, ethical guidelines, safety protocols and OMIG compliance.

·  Assume other tasks, responsibilities and projects as needed to support the operations of the program.

Qualifications and Requirements include:

·  High School Diploma required. College level preferred.

·  Experience working with children with mental health issues or in a related human service field preferred.

·  Valid New York State driver's license with a safe and responsible driving history.

·  A vehicle that is properly insured and registered in accordance with NYS DMV requirements, to be used to conduct home visits and transport clients.

·  Intermediate computer skills with MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook).


·  Full time, either Tuesday through Saturday or Sunday through Thursday.

·  Flexible schedule. Will vary depending on the families' needs and will include evening hours.


·  Medical, dental, life/, STD/LTD insurance, and employer contributed pension (401A). Accessibility to other voluntary benefits such as supplemental life, TDA, flexible spending account, AFLAC cancer care and personal accident insurance.

·  10 vacation days, 12 sick days, 4 personal days, 12 holidays and 2 floating holidays per year.

All positions at FCA are filled without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, HIV/AIDS status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. All are encouraged to apply.