Marrakech, Inc. Residential Support Staff - Norwalk in Norwalk, Connecticut
Residential Support Staff - Norwalk
Norwalk, CT, USA Req #1174
Tuesday, January 24, 2023
The vision of Marrakech Inc. is that each person we serve will live and work in the community and be accepted by their neighbors, co-workers, family, friends and acquaintances for their individual qualities and contributions.
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We are looking for staff to provide direct care to persons with developmental and physical disabilities in our Supportive Living Services Program. This person will be responsible for implementing behavior programs and other habilitation programs, and also facilitating and promoting community integration and safety.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Ensure individuals’ medical health issues are addressed. This may include scheduling doctor’s appointments, providing transportation to appointments, following through on doctor’s orders and communicating all pertinent health issues to supervisor.
Assist individuals in daily activities including daily hygiene functions.
Implement behavioral goals, teaching strategies, monitoring procedures, exercise programs and other team recommended programs and procedures.
Assist in the completion of individual assessments.
Model positive adult roles in the community
Foster community belonging through person-centered appropriate activities
Asks for assistance from co-workers and supervisors when unsure of job duties and refers to program policies and procedures for job clarification.
Supervises and assists in the preparation of food for individuals following special prescribed diets and food consistency. Implements eating procedures as written, if applicable.
Overnight awake staff is required to complete hourly safety checks on the individual
Assis individuals in community integration and improving their overall quality of life.
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.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); 3 to 6 months-related experience and /or training, or human service training certificate.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid Connecticut Driver’s License
Ability to obtain the following licenses/certifications:
Department of Developmental Services - Medication Certification (to be obtained within six months of hire)
Public Service License valid for the state of Connecticut (if applicable)
CPR and First Aid certification
Health Insurance - Variety of plans available
COBRA Insurance Continuation
Vision Care Insurance
Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance Group Rates
Generous paid time off package
Family Medical Leave
Paid Sick Days Off
Other Paid and Non-Paid time off (i.e. jury duty, military leave, maternity leave, etc.)
One week paid training for new employees
Ongoing training for all employees
Staff Development Training (i.e. supervisory training)
Benefits other than salary:
Auto Mileage Reimbursement
Employee Referral Bonus
Additional Bonuses According to Budget Availability
Perfect Attendance Bonus
Staff Recognition Program
Home Ownership Program (check to put towards purchase of a new home)
Employee Social Events
IDEAL University of Bridgeport
Post University Accelerated Degree Program - 10% discount for employees and immediate family members
Discounts on Auto, Home, and Pet insurance
Discounts at several major cell phone companies
Plus many more!
Marrakech has partnered with the University of Bridgeport and Albertus Magnus to support the lifelong learning goals of its employees. This partnership makes it possible for Marrakech employees and their immediate family to receive a 10% discount on tuition from University of Bridgeport and a 15% discount on tuition from Albertus Magnus.
The discount is applicable toward all degree and certificate programs; it can be applied toward the undertaking of a single class.
401K Retirement Savings Plan
Agency Sponsored Pension Plan
Credit Union Membership
Direct Deposit of paycheck
We are hosting IN PERSON CAREER OPEN HOUSE EVENTS!
2nd Wednesday of every month from 3PM - 7PM!
6 Lunar Drive, Woodbridge, CT 06525
Although you don't need an appointment, we do ask that you register by contacting Recruitment@marrakechinc.org
Please note, we do follow COVID precautions. You will be required to wear a mask and have a temperature screening at the door.
You will be able to learn more about Marrakech, and have a first interview by a member of our Recruitment Team.
Please come prepared for an interview and bring two letters of recommendation or previous employment evaluations.
Paid time off (PTO) and Dedicated Sick Time
New Year’s Day
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Paid and Unpaid Leave for:
Disaster Relief Volunteer
Family and Non-FMLA Medical Leave
Employer- Sponsored Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance (for full time employees)
External Employee Assistance Program (EAP) (for full time employees)
401K and Profit Sharing Plan
Educational Benefits, Including:
DSP Credentialing through the NADSP
Tuition discounts at local colleges and universities
Access to Various Voluntary Insurances and Benefits
Staff Recognition Program
Other Financial Benefits, Including but not limited to:
Dayforce Wallet (On-Demand Pay)
Marrakech’s Homeownership Program
Perfect Attendance Bonus Program
Recruitment Referral Bonus
Other Corporate Discount Programs
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.
Pay Type Hourly
Hiring Rate $17.25
Required Education High School
- Norwalk, CT, USA