Transitional Living Services of Northern New York


Transitional Living Services
of Northern New York

Administrative Office
482 Black River Parkway
Watertown, NY 13601

Behavioral Health and Wellness Center
7550 South State Street
Lowville, NY 13367

110 Ogden Street
Ogdensburg, NY 13669


Maximizing Independence through Wellness

Children's HCBS Respite Provider - Lewis County

  • Job Tracking ID: 512424-849625
  • Job Location: Lowville, NY
  • Job Type: Part-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: March 17, 2023
  • Years of Experience: Not Applicable
  • Starting Date: ASAP

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Job Description:

The primary service of this is position is to provide HCBS Waiver Service of hourly Respite. The service is goal-directed support and solution-focused intended to assist in addressing challenges associated with a behavioral health need and to achieve identified goals or objectives as set forth in the child’s treatment plan. Waiver Respite Services are a face- to-face intervention with the child/youth in the community. The main component of respite is to provide a break to the child and family in order to improve functional impairments. Other services could include Respite and Care Giver Family Supports.


Plans and implements Waiver Respite Service activities in accordance to the child’s individualized service plan, using creativity and utilizing community resources.

Builds a strong therapeutic rapport with the family that promotes a collaborative and cooperative working relationship.

Provides Respite Services to clients.


Maintains familiarity with the child’s service plan, evaluates child’s progress in collaboration with Care Manager, Therapist, Doctors and other service providers.

Identifies activities that support the targeted developmental tasks, strengths, and/or talents

Receives information about the child and family from the Care Manager and Therapist including updates on the service plan and safety plans.

Accurately maintains sufficient documentation of goal oriented progress notes.

Maintains client confidentiality and boundaries at all times

Follows and maintains agency policies and procedures in all program areas.

Attends appropriate training and in-service seminars in accordance with agency requirements.

Other job related duties as assigned

Management has the right to add or change the duties of this position at any time.

Experience and Skills:


High School Diploma with some experience working with children.

Office: (315) 782-1777

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