Available Positions

 

Direct Support Staff Opportunities in Fulton County and Albany

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Behaviorist

Lexington is seeking an experienced Behaviorist to work on a team supporting individuals with disabilities. This position will be responsible for meeting the psychosocial needs of all individuals within his/her caseload through assessment, development and implementation of behavioral intervention plans, individual counseling, group counseling, and crisis intervention services.  The Behaviorist will also be responsible for providing training and guidance to all Lexington staff working with these individuals in these areas.

Requirements include:

A master’s degree in a human service field (i.e., psychology, sociology, special education, rehabilitation counseling, etc.) from an accredited institution of learning. A master’s degree in psychology with one year of experience with the developmentally disabled is preferred. One year working experience with the developmentally disabled is preferred. 

We offer a competitive salary and exceptional benefits along with the opportunity to work in a team-oriented environment. If you are looking for a career that matters, this is it!

Lexington is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Lexington is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.


Bus Driver (full- and part-time)

We are looking for full- and part-time bus drivers to join our transportation team. This position requires an experienced NYS driver’s license and a clean driving record. CDL Class B preferred but will consider training the right candidate. The selected candidate will obtain and maintain the appropriate classification required for the vehicles they are driving. High school diploma or GED is desirable. Basic reading and writing skills are necessary. Drivers are subject to random drug and alcohol testing as per NYS regulations, in addition to criminal background check.


Employment Specialist - Job Coach

Lexington is seeking a Job Coach to assist participants to prepare for and adjust to all aspects of competitive employment including appropriate work habits, attitudes, behaviors, hygiene and appearance. The selected candidate will provide employment readiness training in areas such as completing job applications, resume development, occupational exploration, interviewing skills, and job search techniques.  Must be able to maintain relationships with participant, employer, coworkers’ caregivers and family members.

Requirements include: 

·         Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of Human Service experience necessary.

·         Valid NYS driver’s license and use of own vehicle required.

·         Strong communication skills and time management of case load is required

·         The ability to manage small projects and facilitate meetings is highly desired.

We offer a competitive salary and exceptional benefits along with the opportunity to work in a team-oriented environment. If you are looking for a career that matters, this is it!

Lexington is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Lexington is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.


Licensed Practical Nurses (Fulton and Albany Counties)

Lexington is looking for energetic and committed LPN staff to work within our comfortable residential settings in both Fulton and Albany Counties. These homes are designed for medically frail individuals with developmental disabilities. The candidates will need to possess strong clinical skills, in addition to the ability to work independently and as part of the Lexington team. Click here to learn more!


Maintenance Technician

Lexington is seeking experienced technicians to work in the maintenance department. The selected person will have the ability to work independently and ensure a safe workplace for all while being responsible for preventive and corrective maintenance at all assigned locations. Duties include but not limited to carpentry, plumbing, and electrical work. At Lexington, we are driven by integrity, quality and innovation. Our 50+-year success as an industry leader has been achieved by consistently applying our core values in all we do.  We believe that a strong team is built one employee at a time and that strong team begins with you. 

Requirements include:

·         High School diploma or equivalent preferred

·         Valid NYS driver’s license

·         Must have the ability to perform heavy work exerting in excess of 100lbs of force occasionally and/or in excess of 50lbs.

We offer a competitive salary and exceptional benefits along with the opportunity to work in a team-oriented environment. If you are looking for a career that matters, this is it!

Lexington is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Lexington is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.


Registered Nurse (Fulton and Albany Counties)

Lexington is a non-profit healthcare agency recognized as a Top Workplace and Best Company to Work For by its employees. We are fully accredited by the Council of Quality and Leadership. We develop supports for individuals with developmental disabilities in locations throughout Fulton and Albany counties.

We are seeking full time Registered Nurses to work in either Fulton or Albany County. We need energetic and committed nurses to work within our comfortable residential settings. These homes are designed for medically frail individuals with developmental disabilities. Qualified candidates must have the ability to work independently and as part of the Lexington team.

Qualifications  NYS RN License is required and  prior nursing experience is preferred. Prior experience supporting individuals with developmental disabilities a plus. Excellent clinical assessment skills are required. Strong oral and written communications skills necessary. Click here to learn more!


Transitions Peer Mentor

We are seeking live in and part-time peer mentors to work within our Transitions program for college-bound young men and women with learning differences. This program is designed to work with students who are working toward a college degree or entering the work force, helping them to become more independent and achieve their life goals.

The ideal candidates for consideration will be currently enrolled in college or have recently graduated from college and will serve as role models to the participating students, fostering social and personal growth. A positive and enthusiastic outlook is required. Experience in college student orientation and residential living is a plus. Click here to learn more.