Two full time positions in a community residence for individuals with intellectual disabilities in South Windsor, CT. Allied offers a Great Time Off Benefit Package including vacation and sick time, as well as options for affordable Health and Dental Insurance.  You can make a difference!  Previous experience as a caregiver, HHA  - Home Health Aide helpful.

Job Details - Residential Counselor

Direct Support Professional - Personal Assistance - Direct Care

  • The primary Human Service worker (DSP) direct support professional caregiver is responsible for daily care, instruction, and assistance for developmentally and intellectually disabled individuals living in a community residence
  • Positions Available - South Windsor, CT
  • Full and part time 2nd shift and overnight positions
  • Provides individualized training, assistance and choices to residents as described in the Individual Program Plan.
  • Documents all activities according to provided guidelines.
  • Provides transportation for individuals using an agency vehicle

Competency Requirements - Residential Counselor - DSP - Direct Support Professional

  • Excellent communication and documentation skills.
  • Professionalism interacting with people with disabilities and co-workers
  • Ability to become State of CT certified to administer medications, and maintain that certification throughout employment
  • Ability to complete work related tasks on a regular basis.
  • Establishes and maintains healthy positive relationships with persons with disabilities.
  • Demonstrates the ability to interact and communicate with individuals with disabilities with a high level of tact and diplomacy.
  • Demonstrates and performs at all times following Allied's core values: Excellence, Respect, Innovation, Diversity, Collaboration, Accountability and Integrity.

Job Qualifications

  • High school diploma, 21+ years of age.  Clean criminal background and driving record required.
  • A history of reliable work habits.
  • Top consideration given to those with related experience & motivation to improve the lives of persons w/ disabilities.
  • Successful experience working with individuals exhibiting challenging medical, physical and behavioral needs.

Benefits

  • Affordable Health Insurance Plan
  • Generous Vacation, Sick and Holiday Time Off
  • Extensive Inservice Training Program
  • Proven Track Record of Promotion from Within
  • Tax Deferred Retirement Plan with Matching Employer Contribution

Salary

  • $14.75/hour

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About Allied

Allied Community Services, Inc. is a private, non-profit human services organization located in North Central Connecticut. Our agency, including subsidiaries Allied Rehabilitation Centers and Allied Community Resources, has been serving individuals with intellectual and physical disabilities, and individuals with acquired brain injuries since the early 1960's. You are encouraged to visit our website at http://alliedgroup.org.

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NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.  Please use our online application to apply. Thanks for your interest!

Allied Community Services, Inc. serves a diverse population in its programs. Applicants who have life experience, a multicultural background and are bilingual are encouraged to apply. Allied Community Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

This is a non-management position
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