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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.

Start a career in Human Services!

Part-Time, Full-Time and Per Diem positions available!


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.


  • 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.


    High school diploma or general education degree (GED); 3 to 6 months-related experience and /or training, or human service training certificate.


  • 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


    Insurance Coverage:

  • Health Insurance - Variety of plans available

  • Dental Insurance

  • COBRA Insurance Continuation

  • Vision Care Insurance

  • Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance Group Rates

  • Life Insurance

    Benefit Time:

  • Generous paid time off package

  • Paid Holidays

  • Family Medical Leave

  • Paid Sick Days Off

  • Other Paid and Non-Paid time off (i.e. jury duty, military leave, maternity leave, etc.)

    Training Programs:

  • One week paid training for new employees

  • Ongoing training for all employees

  • Computer training

  • 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

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • 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

  • Rewarding Experiences

  • Discounts on Auto, Home, and Pet insurance

  • Discounts at several major cell phone companies

  • Plus many more!

    Higher Education:

    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.

    Financial Services:

  • 401K Retirement Savings Plan

  • Agency Sponsored Pension Plan

  • Credit Union Membership

  • Direct Deposit of paycheck

  • Credit Counseling


    Walk-Ins Welcome!

    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

    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

  • Paid Holidays

  • New Year’s Day

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

  • Memorial Day

  • Juneteenth

  • Independence Day

  • Labor Day

  • Thanksgiving

  • Christmas

  • Paid and Unpaid Leave for:

  • Bereavement

  • Jury Duty

  • Disaster Relief Volunteer

  • Family and Non-FMLA Medical Leave

  • Military 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 Reimbursement

  • 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.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly

  • Hiring Rate $17.25

  • Required Education High School

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  • Norwalk, CT, USA