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Direct Support Professional - RES Sat & Sun 16hrs/PT

companyCCARC INC
locationNew Britain, CT, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Scheduled Hours: Every Saturday & Sunday 7am-3pm

Part-Time: 16hours/week

Paid Rate: $18.46/hour


  • Life Insurance
  • 401 (k)
  • 401 (k) Employer Match

Primary Purpose:

To provide direct care in a residential setting to participants with special needs to enable their highest quality of life in terms of their physical, emotional and mental health while adhering to CCARC policies and procedures.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides and receives effective, respectful, appropriate, and courteous verbal and written communications
    • to and from specific teams related to the care of participants, including daily observations and reports of any physical or behavioral changes while adhering to all documentation and record keeping requirements
    • With family members, guardians, DDS and external healthcare providers including coordinating health and hygiene-related appointments
  • Provides essential physical and emotional care to participants including
    • Assisting with personal care, hygiene, and treatments including administration of medications, recording vital signs as needed, placing supply and medication orders
    • Providing education to participants in personal hygiene, grooming, and behavioral conduct while acting as a role model to enhance participants’ self esteem
    • Coordinating and leading social and recreational activities as well as shopping for food and clothing, including the safe transportation of participants
    • Coordinating General housekeeping as well as collecting and changing laundry
    • Nutritional support: Monitoring residents at mealtime according to food consistency guidelines for each individual
  • Demonstrates knowledge of emergency procedures and responds appropriately to emergency situations
  • Responsibly manages and records the use of household petty cash, food and house money and each individual’s money according to the policies established by the CCARC, Inc. Board of Directors
  • Collaborating to resolve conflicts, obstacles, and challenges, seeking guidance from manager and team members, as needed
  • Demonstrates adherence to universal precautions, OSHA standards and infection control policies and procedures at all times, as well as department, home and shift procedures
  • Maintain good daily attendance (days of absence, illness, tardiness)
  • Attends and participates in mandatory in-services, staff meetings and conferences as required

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work. Other tasks and duties may be assigned as necessary.

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma / GED
  • Must have valid Driver's License, be insurable with Agency carrier. Individual Home Support employees are required to have a vehicle for use and maintain adequate insurance
  • Must complete the Agency’s Employee Training
  • Must be willing to become trained in CPR, First Aid, PMT (Psychological/Physical Management Training) and DDS Medication Administration, if not already
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Experience with Microsoft products, use of email and Therap preferred
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Primaries Only. Recruiters do not contact this employer.

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