Employment

Inspire’s dedicated staff embodies its purpose, forming partnerships and providing person-centered care designed to address the individual needs of Inspire’s partners.

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To learn more about becoming a part of Inspire’s team and making a difference in the lives of children and adults with special challenges and their families, please view our current job openings, below:

Title Physical Therapist
Start Date 2017-09-01
Job Information

We are looking for a Physical Therapist to provide therapy for children enrolled in our special education preschool program in Newburgh.  The Physical Therapist will have the opportunity to work with other therapists and special education teachers.

This position requires excellent communication and documentation skills, and an ability to work well within an open, fast-paced environment.

This position is per diem Mondays through Fridays, with 2 days/week anticipated. Regular employment may become available.

Required:  New York State License as a Physical Therapist.  Experience with children and developmental disabilities.

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Title Supervising Physical Therapist
Start Date 2017-08-28
Job Information

Inspire is looking for a Supervising Physical Therapist to fill a full-time, 12-month position.  Solid experience in service provision, highly effective peer communication skills, initiative in problem-solving, and strong time management skills define the attributes of this position.

 Basic Functions:  The Supervising Physical Therapist within Inspire provides discipline-specific supervision of physical therapy providers within outpatient, contract and preschool education settings. Expectations of this position combines professional service delivery with responsibilities for supervision, caseload management, training and team leadership.  This position reports to the Director of Rehabilitation Services.

Examples of the responsibilities of this position include, among others,

  1. Provide quality evaluation and therapy services for patients and Inspire Kids students, including compliance with plans of cares, IEPs, IFSPs and all necessary documentation.
  2. Provide discipline-specific supervision and mentoring of physical therapy providers
  3. Provide and assign UDO supervision of PTAs, including completeness of paperwork; provide or assign Student Intern supervision.

Qualifications:

  • New York State license and current registration as a Physical Therapist
  • Minimum 5 years direct care experience in providing evaluations and intervention with children and people with developmental disabilities; experience supervising Physical Therapist Assistants preferred.
  • Strong verbal and written language skills, and demonstrated ability to work well within a team

 

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Title Habilitation Supervisor
Start Date 2017-08-28
Job Information

Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) are the people who work closest with the individuals we serve and provide them with the motivation, instruction and guidance to accomplish their goals at home and in the community.  The people most likely to succeed in this job have patience, are caring, are great communicators, ambitious, dependable and a solid work ethic.  Our Habilitation Supervisors work with the DSPs to train and nurture them, working closely with the Habilitation Manager to find each DSP’s strengths and to match them with the individual(s) and families that work best with them.  You can make a difference in the quality of life of people with developmental disabilities.

Inspire is committed to providing quality services and we believe that most DSPs can be successful with support from our staff, especially our DSP Coordinators, Habilitation Supervisors, and Managers.

We are currently recruiting for a full time Habilitation Supervisor. The Supervisor will be responsible for the supervision of Community Habilitation staff by providing annual performance evaluations and field observations as needed.  Will ensure the integrity of Habilitation Plans as appropriate to the individual’s service.  Work as a team member to assure timely intake and submission of documentation needed to maintain, enroll, and/or remove individuals from services.

 

Will be required to work a flexible schedule depending upon the demands of the position which might include weekends and evenings.

 

The successful applicant will have a Bachelor’s degree in a Human Services area. Knowledge of developmental disability systems  and experience working with people with developmental disabilities.  Supervisory experience preferred. Highly developed written and verbal communications skills. Must have valid NYS driver’s license.

 

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Title School Office Manager
Start Date 2017-07-07
Location Goshen
Job Information

The School Office Manager will provide supervision, direction, training and support for the coordination and management of the tasks of the Inspire Kids school office support personnel.

Responsibilities include supervising school office staff in all locations, including assigning staff, approving benefit time and payroll, assessing performance, and hire/fire recommendations and providing direction and training of support staff to ensures accurate and timely completion of tasks.  Will also ensure accurate enrollment of students and timely management of information to support service provision and billing and accuracy and completeness of student records, both paper and electronic.  The School Office Manager will function as global user and staff resource for educational software system, training staff as needed to perform tasks.

We are seeking a candidate with demonstrated skills with Microsoft Office suite and office management software systems and experience supervising employees including assigning and directing; office management experience preferred.  Must have strong organizational and leadership skills.

College degree preferred

This position will include travel to all Inspire Kids locations.

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Title Direct Support Professional – FT & PT
Start Date 2015-11-17
Job Information

We currently have the following Direct Support Professional (DSP) positions available:

  • Day Habilitation DSPs: Working in the community with individuals supporting them to achieve community integration and person-centered goals.
  • Community Habilitation DSPs: Part Time positions with day, evening and weekend hours available. Supporting individuals in the home and out in the community to achieve person-centered goals.
  • Wraparound Community Services (WCS) DSPs: Part time and full time positions, day, evening, and weekend hours available. This is an innovative program which provides intensive in-home and community supports for people with developmental disabilities and their caregivers. We are looking for Community Habilitation and Respite DSPs.  Learn more about Wraparound Community Services here.
  • Respite DSPs: Part time positions, evening and weekend hours available to provide in-home support for individuals.

 

We are seeking energetic, caring and dependable individuals that will build relationships with the individuals we serve, both adults and children with developmental disabilities, to encourage independence and productivity, and a sense of community.

The DSP will be responsible for forming a strong, positive, and supportive relationship with the person participating in services and their support team. Services are delivered as determined by the individual’s Individualized Service Plan.  DSP’s will be responsible for required documentation and depending on the service, may be working in the person’s home, in the community, and/or may be working with other DSPs providing community-based recreational activities.

Experience with direct care and/or developmental disabilities preferred.

A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation required.

If you want to make a difference in someone’s life and are looking for a rewarding job, this may be the work for you. Come join our growing organization and help make a difference.

To learn more about working as a Direct Support Professional please watch the brief video located in the Employment section of our website.

 

 

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