The Kennedy Center, Inc. Residential Counselor / Overnight Awake in Trumbull, Connecticut
Residential Counselor / Overnight Awake
Salary: $12.00 per hour plus $.20 differential
Provide supervision and counseling to residents so as to foster their individual growth and development.
Ensure resident's medical, dental, dietary, psychological and all other service recommendations and treatments are followed through as identified on the Individual's Overall Plan of Care.
Responsible for supervision of leisure skill activities, preparing meals, cleaning and household chores.
Hours: See below
High School Diploma, Bachelors Degree in Human Services preferred.
One year experience working with persons with disabilities preferred.
Valid Drivers License and ability to possess a Sate of CT Public Service License.
You are required to be in possession of a car on site during your entire shift to transport yourself and/or consumers to community sites in all weather conditions and throughout all neighborhoods.
Must maintain CPI, CPR and First Aid certification and eligible for DDS medication certification
Work a flexible schedule that may include early mornings, evenings, weekends and/or holidays.
Provide hands on personal care which may include toileting, feeding, cleaning and all other activities of daily living skills.
Ability to transfer individuals requiring personal hygiene care.
Have physical endurance to use physical crisis intervention techniques.
Provide physical interventions which may include lifting, mobility, first aid and safety evacuations.