Residential Lead Staff - Milford

Residential Lead Staff - Milford Milford, CT, USA Req #1557 Thursday, July 15, 2021 Marrakech is looking for staff to work with our wonderful participants with developmental disabilities, physical, behavioral or other needs in a group home setting. We seek nurturing people who will provide care with respect and dignity as well as promote independence and community integration.

SUMMARY

We are looking for staff to provide direct care to persons with developmental and physical disabilities. This person will be responsible for implementing behavior programs and other habilitation programs, and also facilitating and promoting community integration and safety.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assures safety and wellbeing of Marrakech individuals while adhering to agency policies and procedures.
  • Assists the individuals being served to coordinate their daily routine including food shopping, meal preparation, recreational activities, bills, budgets, and household chores as needed.
  • Purchases groceries as well as supervise and assist in the preparation of food for individuals, following special prescribed diets and food consistency orders. Implement eating procedures as written.
  • Assists individuals in daily activities, including daily hygiene functions
  • Essential employee - assists in scheduling trained staff to fill in shifts for this position during scheduled time off due to the essential function of this position.
  • Assists the individual in contacting the day program/work if the individual is home ill.
  • Assists individuals in household management tasks including cleaning.
  • Implements and documents behavioral programs, teaching strategies, exercise programs and other team recommended programs and procedures.
  • Documents communication logs, programs, incident reports, abuse and neglect reports, safety reports, fire drills, time exception reports, mileage logs, Therapp and other required documentation
  • Uses the timeclock or Sandata system when arriving/leaving shift
  • Lifts and Transfers individuals as required. Repositions individuals as stipulated in service plan.
  • (If DDS Medication Certified) Administers prescribed oral and topical medications under written direction of Physician. (Must become medication certified within allotted timeframe)
  • Follows the Critical Information for the program
  • Uses and maintains adaptive equipment (such as Century Tub, wheelchairs, Hoyer lift) according to safety guidelines.
  • Implements Physical/Psychological Management Training, CPR and First Aid as required
  • Performs housekeeping tasks

REQUIREMENTS:

PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES

  • Understanding the nature of human systems: individual, group, organization, community and society, and their major interactions for individuals with developmental disabilities.
  • Skill in identifying and selecting natural opportunities which promote growth and goal attainment for individuals with developmental disabilities.
  • Skill in implementing interventions for individuals with developmental disabilities.
  • Process skills which are required to implement services for individuals with developmental disabilities.


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); 3 to 6 months related experience and /or training, or human service training certificate. Experience using basic computer programs.


CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • Valid Connecticut Driver's License
  • Ability to obtain the following licenses/certifications:
    • Department of Developmental Services - Medication Certification
    • Public Service License valid for the state of Connecticut (if applicable)
    • CPR and First Aid certification, as required by program site.
    • PMT certification

We are hosting IN PERSON CAREEROPENHOUSEEVENTS!

Walk-Ins Welcome!

2nd Wednesday of every month from 3PM- 7PM!

6 Lunar Drive, Woodbridge, CT 06525

Although you don't need an appointment, we do ask that you register by contacting Recruitment@marrakechinc.org

Please note, we do follow COVID precautions. You will be required to wear a mask and have a temperature screening at the door.

You will be able to learn more about Marrakech, and have a first interview by a member of our Recruitment Team.

Please come prepared for an interview and bring two letters of recommendation or previous employment evaluations.

We are also hosting VIRTUAL CAREEROPENHOUSEEVENTS!

4th Wednesday of every month from4PM - 6PM!

You will be able to learn about working for Marrakech, and be interviewed by a member of our Recruitment Team.YOU MUST REGISTER FOR THE VIRTUAL SESSION IN ADVANCEBY CONTACTING RECRUITMENT@MARRAKECHINC.ORGTO RECEIVE THE INVITATION BY EMAIL.

Marrakech is an equal opportunity employer. Marrakech, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status of veteran, national or ethnic origin, or sexual orientation. Other details
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Hiring Rate $18.15
  • Required Education High School
  • Milford, CT, USA
Share this job:

Category

Social and Human Service Assistants


Education

High School or Equivalent


Experience

0 to 1 year


Job type

Full time

Company
Marrakech
Posted
10/02/2021
Salary Range
$27,000.00 - 39,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Location
Milford, CT 06466, US
Apply Now