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Direct Care/Human Services

Company: Ability Beyond
Location: Danbury
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

At Ability Beyond, you can be accepted, celebrated, & impactful!Location(s): Danbury, Bethel, Brookfield, New Fairfield, New Milford, Newtown, Prospect, and RidgefieldHours: Evening & overnight shifts. At least one weekend day availability is requiredPay Rate: $17.25/ hour. Shift & weekend hourly incentives ($2 -$7 per hour)Responsibilities:

  • Work with individuals with medical, behavioral, independent living, and recovery needs across group homes and (or) individual apartments
  • Helping adults with disabilities with daily living such as cooking, cleaning, and hands-on care
  • Assisting with transportation needs for individuals to and from appointments
  • Immersing individuals with disabilities into the community to participate in work and volunteer activities such as Special Olympics
  • Assisting with positive behavior reinforcement, goal planning, and socialization skills
  • Ensure proper electronic and physical documentation of daily individualized case notes
  • Collaborating with an interdisciplinary team that includes nurses, behaviorists, & nutritionistsBenefits:
    • Extensive paid training and certification program
    • Generous benefit package (medical, dental, vision, pet insurance)
    • Paid time off (increases over years of service)
    • Self-directed retirement plan options (503B)
    • PSLF loan forgiveness eligibility
    • Flexible work schedules and overtime available that allow for work life balance
    • Access to an Employee Assistant Program including mental health resources
    • Ongoing diversity, equity, inclusion, & belonging initiatives
    • Accredited certification programs in direct care, leadership, and other specialties
    • Employee mentorship program
    • Opportunities for growth and advancement
    • A culture of appreciation, respect, and teamworkQualifications:
      • High School Diploma or Equivalent
      • Valid Driver's License is required
      • Willingness to learn, no experience neededTo see a day in the life our Ability Beyond workforce, check out this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fk2TezhPHroPandoLogic. Keywords: Direct Support Professional (DSP), Location: Danbury, CT - 06816

Keywords: Ability Beyond, Danbury , Direct Care/Human Services, Other , Danbury, Connecticut

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