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Knollwood Group Home Program Counselor (FT & PT Available!)

Company: Marrakech, Inc.
Location: New Haven
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Knollwood Group Home Program Counselor (FT & PT Available!) New Haven, CT, USA Req #1174 Friday, April 16, 2021 Marrakech is looking for staff to work with our wonderful participants with developmental disabilities, physical, behavioral or other needs in a group home setting. We seek nurturing people who will provide care with respect and dignity as well as promote independence and community integration. Knollwood group home located in the West Ville side of New Haven is looking for staff to work with six wonderful adults with developmental disability need . The people we are looking for will provide our individuals with a meaning at home life experiences, while carrying out behavioral interventions as well as activity of daily living. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES + Assures safety and wellbeing of Marrakech individuals while adhering to agency policies and procedures. + Assists the individuals being served to coordinate their daily routine including food shopping, meal preparation, recreational activities, bills, budgets, and household chores as needed. + Purchases groceries as well as supervise and assist in the preparation of food for individuals, following special prescribed diets and food consistency orders. Implement eating procedures as written. + Assists individuals in daily activities, including daily hygiene functions + Essential employee assists in scheduling trained staff to fill in shifts for this position during scheduled time off due to the essential function of this position. + Assists the individual in contacting the day program/work if the individual is home ill. + Assists individuals in household management tasks including cleaning. + Implements and documents behavioral programs, teaching strategies, exercise programs and other team recommended programs and procedures. + Documents communication logs, programs, incident reports, abuse and neglect reports, safety reports, fire drills, time exception reports, mileage logs, Therap and other required documentation + Uses the DayForce system when arriving/leaving shift + (If DDS Medication Certified) Administers prescribed oral and topical medications under written direction of Physician. (Must become medication certified within allotted timeframe) + Follows the Critical Information for the program + Uses and maintains adaptive equipment (such as Century Tub, wheelchairs, Hoyer lift) according to safety guidelines. + Implements Physical/Psychological Management Training, CPR and First Aid as required + Performs housekeeping tasks GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES + Maintains barrier free exits at assigned program site + Maintains a safe and clean work environment + Stays awake on shift + Follows emergency on call procedures and all other Marrakech policies and procedures + Provides meaningful community experiences to individuals + Satisfies all training requirements per regulations, maintains all required certifications and licenses. + Assists in the completion of individual assessments + Asks for assistance from co-workers and supervisors when unsure of a job duty and refers to program policies for job clarification + Reports to work at alternative program site for shift work or for medication administration when assigned + Provides active treatment, incidental teaching and formal programming to individuals + Operates motor vehicles safely and in accordance with State Law (agency and personal automobiles) while on work related duties. + Reports unsafe conditions and situations immediately per agency policy and procedures + Represents the values, mission and vision of the organization + Models positive adult roles in the community + Fosters community belonging through individual person-centered appropriate activities. + Serves all customers with alacrity + Attends staff meetings as scheduled + Communicates with co-workers and other providers accurately and professionally PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES + Understanding the nature of human systems: individual, group, organization, community and society, and their major interactions for individuals with developmental disabilities. . + Skill in identifying and selecting natural opportunities which promote growth and goal attainment for individuals with developmental disabilities. + Skill in implementing interventions for individuals with developmental disabilities. + Process skills which are required to implement services for individuals with developmental disabilities. Marrakech is an equal opportunity employer. Marrakech, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status of veteran, national or ethnic origin, or sexual orientation. Other details + Pay Type Hourly + Hiring Rate $14.75 + Required Education High School Apply Now + New Haven, CT, USA

Keywords: Marrakech, Inc., New Haven , Knollwood Group Home Program Counselor (FT & PT Available!), Other , New Haven, Connecticut

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