Live-In Caretaker - Bridgeport

Live-In Caretaker - Bridgeport Orange, CT, USA Req #1583 Thursday, August 26, 2021 The vision of Marrakech Inc. is that each person we serve will live and work in the community and be accepted by their neighbors, co-workers, family, friends and acquaintances for their individual qualities and contributions.

**This is a live-in position**


The Community Support Services program is looking for a Life Sharer for our Shared Living home in Orange, CT. The Shared Living program is a residential option that allows a person who receives funding from DDS to use their funding allocation to pay a caregiver to live in the residence. The life-sharer would provide services to the individuals from 11p- 9a Monday-Sunday, the life sharer lives in the home sharing living expenses, rent, etc. The life sharer receives a monthly stipend for the services they provide. The Life Sharer responsibilities include but are not limited to providing person centered support to the individuals in the home, providing opportunities for learning, developing and maintaining ADL skills, personal enrichment, preparing individuals for day program, preparing breakfast, lunch, etc.


Shift:
Monday- Sunday 11p-9a
The life-sharer is allotted a certain amount of PTO that can be used for vacations, personal time, etc.


Training/Certifications:

  • Must be able to complete all In-Services and/or training required to fulfill the position.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain CPR, PMT and First Aid certifications

Requirements:

  • High School diploma

  • Valid driver's licences and insured vehicle

  • Ability to make independent decisions

  • Positive attitude towards the services provided

  • Willingness to be a team player


EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

Insurance Coverage:

  • Health Insurance - Variety of plans available
  • Dental Insurance
  • COBRA Insurance Continuation
  • Vision Care Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance Group Rates
  • Life Insurance

Benefit Time:

  • Generous paid time off package
  • Paid Holidays:
    • New Years Day
    • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    • Memorial Day
    • Juneteenth
    • Independence Day
    • Labor Day
    • Thanksgiving Day
    • Christmas Day
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Paid Sick Days Off
  • Other Paid and Non-Paid time off (i.e. jury duty, military leave, maternity leave, etc.)

Training Programs:

  • One week paid training for new employees
  • Ongoing training for all employees
  • Computer training
  • Staff Development Training (i.e. supervisory training)

Benefits other than salary:

  • Auto Mileage Reimbursement
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Additional Bonuses According to Budget Availability
  • Perfect Attendance Bonus
  • Staff Recognition Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Home Ownership Program (check to put towards purchase of a new home)
  • Employee Social Events
  • IDEAL University of Bridgeport
  • Post University Accelerated Degree Program - 10% discount for employees and immediate family members
  • Rewarding Experiences
  • Discounts on Auto, Home, and Pet insurance
  • Discounts at several major cell phone companies
  • Plus many more!

Higher Education:

Marrakech has partnered with the University of Bridgeport and Albertus Magnus to support the lifelong learning goals of its employees. This partnership makes it possible for Marrakech employees and their immediate family to receive a 10% discount on tuition from University of Bridgeport and a 15% discount on tuition from Albertus Magnus.

The discount is applicable toward all degree and certificate programs; it can be applied toward the undertaking of a single class.

Financial Services:

  • 401K Retirement Savings Plan
  • Agency Sponsored Pension Plan
  • Credit Union Membership
  • Direct Deposit of paycheck
  • Credit Counseling

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
  • Required Education High School
  • Orange, CT, USA
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Category

Personal Care Aides


Education

High School or Equivalent


Job type

Full time

Company
Marrakech
Posted
10/02/2021
Location
Orange, CT 06477, US
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