Caregiver / Direct Support Professional

Recruiter
EdAdvance
Location
Newtown
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 21, 2016
Closes
Sep 23, 2016
Industry
Education
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:

Part Time / Full time * Benefits determined by hours worked per week* All shifts Litchfield County and Newtown Area Major Responsibilities: Provide direct care as needed to clients with developmental disabilitiesMaintain timely written documentation of client progressParticipate in recreational activities and outings with clientsParticipate in all routine residence maintenance as is appropriate within normal context of home ownershipProvide financial and life skills/ADL educationMaintain all company provided trainings and certificationsMedication management as necessary- training provided by EDUCATION CONNECTIONAdhere to all agency policiesMaintain client confidentialitySome lifting may be requiredOther duties as may be assignedRegular and consistent attendance is considered an essential function of this position. The Direct Support Professional works under the supervision of the Program Director in the Division of Community Services. Qualifications:High school diploma or GED required, Bachelor's Degree in Human Services or related field preferred.Knowledge and experience working with adults with disabilities preferredDemonstrate a high level of verbal and written communicationDemonstrate leadership skills including: effective problem solving, planning, organizing, and evaluating client programsValid CT driver's license and insurance Application Procedure: Interested applicants should visit to apply. For questions regarding the application process, please email Human Resources EdAdvance P.O. Box 909 Litchfield, CT 06759-0909 Position open until filled Anticipated starting date is: ASAP