Caregiver / Direct Support Professional - Child / Adolescent

Recruiter
EdAdvance
Location
Danbury
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 21, 2016
Closes
Oct 19, 2016
Industry
Education
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:

Part Time Afternoons/Weekends Danbury/Torrington Areas 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 life skills/Activities of Daily Life educationMaintain all company provided trainings and certifications (CPR/First Aid/PMT)Adhere to all agency policiesMaintain client confidentialitySome lifting may be requiredTransport clients as needed in own, personal vehicleOther duties as may be assignedRegular and consistent attendance is considered an essential function of this position. The Child and Adolescent 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 preferredKnowledge and experience working with children and adolescents with developmental 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: Application Procedure: Interested applicants should visit to apply. For questions regarding the application process, please email Human Resources EDUCATION CONNECTION P.O. Box 909 Litchfield, CT 06759-0909 Position open until filled Anticipated starting date is: ASAP