The Kennedy Center, Inc. Residential Support Worker in Trumbull, Connecticut
Residential Support Worker
Salary: $13.45 per hour
Act as case manager to assigned caseload.
Complete documentation and submit to DDS six months and annually.
Attend and facilitate IP and semi annual meetings.
Provide supervision and counseling to residents so as to foster their individual growth and development within a variety of supported living option units.
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.
Communicate with interdisciplinary team, including DDS, family/guardian, registered nurses and behaviorists.
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.