Direct Support Professionals Needed! FT, PT, and Per Diem Positions Available!

Direct Support Professionals Needed! FT, PT, and Per Diem Positions Available! Ansonia, CT, USA * Branford, CT, USA * Bridgeport, CT, USA * Derby, CT, USA * Durham, CT 06422, USA * East Haven, CT, USA * Hamden, CT, USA * Meriden, CT, USA * Middlebury, CT, USA * Milford, CT, USA * New Haven, CT, USA * New Milford, CT, USA * North Haven, CT 06473, USA * Orange, CT, USA * Prospect, CT 06712, USA * Terryville, Plymouth, CT, USA * Torrington, CT, USA * Trumbull, CT 06611, USA * Wallingford, CT 06492, USA * Waterbury, CT, USA * West Haven, CT 06516, USA * Wolcott, CT 06716, USA * Woodbridge, CT 06525, USA Req #1174 Thursday, July 8, 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.

Start a career in Human Services!

Part-Time, Full-Time and Per Diempositions available!

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

  • Ensure individuals' medical health issues are addressed.This may include scheduling doctor's appointments, providing transportation to appointments, following through on doctor's orders and communicating all pertinent health issues to supervisor.
  • Assist individuals in daily activities including daily hygiene functions.
  • Implement behavioral goals, teaching strategies, monitoring procedures, exercise programs and other team recommended programs and procedures.
  • Assist in the completion of individual assessments.
  • Model positive adult roles in the community
  • Foster community belonging through person-centered appropriate activities
  • Asks for assistance from co-workers and supervisors when unsure of job duties and refers to program policies and procedures for job clarification.
  • Supervises and assists in the preparation of food for individuals following special prescribed diets and food consistency. Implements eating procedures as written, if applicable.
  • Overnight awake staff is required to complete hourly safety checks on the individual
  • Assis individuals in community integration and improving their overall quality of life.

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.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • Valid Connecticut Driver's License
  • Ability to obtain the following licenses/certifications:
    • Department of Developmental Services - Medication Certification (to be obtained within six months of hire)
    • Public Service License valid for the state of Connecticut (if applicable)
    • CPR and First Aid certification

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
  • 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
  • Hiring Rate $16.50
  • Required Education High School
  • Ansonia, CT, USA
  • Branford, CT, USA
  • Bridgeport, CT, USA
  • Derby, CT, USA
  • Durham, CT 06422, USA
  • East Haven, CT, USA
  • Hamden, CT, USA
  • Meriden, CT, USA
  • Middlebury, CT, USA
  • Milford, CT, USA
  • New Haven, CT, USA
  • New Milford, CT, USA
  • North Haven, CT 06473, USA
  • Orange, CT, USA
  • Prospect, CT 06712, USA
  • Terryville, Plymouth, CT, USA
  • Torrington, CT, USA
  • Trumbull, CT 06611, USA
  • Wallingford, CT 06492, USA
  • Waterbury, CT, USA
  • West Haven, CT 06516, USA
  • Wolcott, CT 06716, USA
  • Woodbridge, CT 06525, USA
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Category

Personal Care Aides


Education

High School or Equivalent


Experience

0 to 1 year

Company
Marrakech
Posted
10/02/2021
Salary Range
$21,000.00 - 40,000.00
per Year
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Location
Trumbull, CT 06611, US
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