The Kennedy Center, Inc. Vocational Training & Support Specialist / on-call in Trumbull, Connecticut
Vocational Training & Support Specialist / on-call
Salary: $13.45 per hour
Exercise supervision of consumer(s) at individual and supported community based worksites.
May serve as case manager to assigned consumer case load and/or other consumers as necessary. This may include, but is not limited to: providing physical assessment, crisis intervention, individual and group counseling, independent living skills, leisure activities, skill training, job seeking skill teaching, job development and modeling a variety of occupations.
Acquaint consumers with satisfactory work habits, rules and job skills as required by employer through explanation, demonstration, modeling and practice.
Bachelors Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling or related field.
Valid Drivers 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.
Work a flexible schedule that may include early mornings, evenings, weekends and/or holidays.
May provide hands on personal care which may include toileting, feeding, cleaning and all other activities of daily living skills.
May require the ability to transfer individuals requiring personal hygiene care.
May require the physical endurance to use physical crisis intervention techniques.
May provide physical interventions which may include lifting, mobility, first aid and safety evacuations.
Depending on assignment or case management responsibilities, may be required to communicate in another language and understand another culture.